senate Bill S3589B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2014

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Jan 27, 2014 print number 3589b
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Apr 16, 2013 print number 3589a
amend and recommit to local government
Feb 07, 2013 referred to local government

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S3589 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A485B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-a, Vol Ffs Ben L; add §9-a, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5624B, A8563B

S3589 - Summary

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2014.

S3589 - Sponsor Memo

S3589 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3589

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and  the  volun-
  teer  ambulance  workers'  law,  in  relation to updating benefits and
  modernizing coverage for services provided in the line of duty

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    The  volunteer  firefighters' benefit law is amended by
adding a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S 9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHT
OR NINE OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL  DISABILITY  AND
PERMANENT  TOTAL DISABILITY WHEN THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER IS INJURED IN
THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN,  SAID
FIREFIGHTER  SHALL  RECEIVE  FIVE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS  PER WEEK DURING THE
CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 2. The volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law is amended by adding
a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S 9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHT
OR NINE OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL  DISABILITY  AND
PERMANENT  TOTAL  DISABILITY  WHEN  THE  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER IS
INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  THIR-
TEEN,  SAID AMBULANCE WORKER SHALL RECEIVE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER WEEK
DURING THE CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01506-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3589A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A485B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-a, Vol Ffs Ben L; add §9-a, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5624B, A8563B

S3589A - Summary

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2014.

S3589A - Sponsor Memo

S3589A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3589--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volun-
  teer ambulance workers' law, in  relation  to  updating  benefits  and
  modernizing coverage for services provided in the line of duty

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   The volunteer firefighters' benefit  law  is  amended  by
adding a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S  9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF  SECTION  EIGHT
OR  NINE  OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY AND
PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY WHEN THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER IS INJURED  IN
THE  LINE  OF  DUTY  ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, SAID
FIREFIGHTER SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER WEEK DURING  THE
CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 2. The volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law is amended by adding
a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S  9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF  SECTION  EIGHT
OR  NINE  OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY AND
PERMANENT TOTAL  DISABILITY  WHEN  THE  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER  IS
INJURED  IN  THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIR-
TEEN, SAID AMBULANCE WORKER SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS  PER
WEEK DURING THE CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01506-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S3589B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A485B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-a, Vol Ffs Ben L; add §9-a, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5624B, A8563B

S3589B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2014.

S3589B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3589B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3589--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted to the
  Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volun-
  teer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to updating  benefits
  and modernizing coverage for services provided in the line of duty

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   The volunteer firefighters' benefit  law  is  amended  by
adding a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S  9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF  SECTION  EIGHT
OR  NINE  OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY AND
PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY WHEN THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER IS INJURED  IN
THE  LINE  OF  DUTY  ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, SAID
FIREFIGHTER SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER WEEK DURING  THE
CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 2. The volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law is amended by adding
a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  S  9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF  SECTION  EIGHT
OR  NINE  OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY AND
PERMANENT TOTAL  DISABILITY  WHEN  THE  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER  IS
INJURED  IN  THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOUR-
TEEN, SAID AMBULANCE WORKER SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS  PER
WEEK DURING THE CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01506-06-4

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