senate Bill S4149

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to benefits payable to, or on behalf of, certain employees of the division of parole injured or killed in the performance of duty

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Mar 12, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S4149 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4922
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง63-g & 605-d, R & SS L

S4149 - Summary

Relates to benefits payable to, or on behalf of, certain employees of the department of corrections and community supervision injured or killed in the performance of duty; adds a heart presumption for peace officers of the department of corrections and community supervision who are members of the NYS&LERS.

S4149 - Sponsor Memo

S4149 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4149

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  benefits  payable  to, or on behalf of, certain employees of the divi-
  sion of parole injured or killed  in  the  performance  of  duty;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new section 63-g to read as follows:
  S 63-G. DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR PEACE OFFICERS OF  THE  DIVISION  OF
PAROLE;  CERTAIN  DISABILITIES. A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS
CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY  CONDITION
OF  IMPAIRMENT  OF  HEALTH CAUSED BY DISEASES OF THE HEART, RESULTING IN
DISABILITY OR DEATH TO A PEACE  OFFICER  EMPLOYED  BY  THE  DIVISION  OF
PAROLE  SHALL  BE  PRESUMPTIVE  EVIDENCE  THAT  IT  WAS  INCURRED IN THE
PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND THE NATURAL AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT
OF AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVED BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE.
  B.  AS  USED  IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "PEACE OFFICER" SHALL MEAN ANY
EMPLOYEE OF THE DIVISION OF PAROLE WHO IS DESIGNATED AS A PEACE  OFFICER
PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OR TWENTY-THREE-A OF SECTION 2.10
OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, WHO, PRIOR TO ENTRY  INTO  SERVICE  AS  A
PAROLE  OR SENIOR PAROLE OFFICER SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINA-
TION WHICH FAILED TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF ANY DISEASE  OR OTHER  IMPAIR-
MENT OF THE HEART.
  S 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 605-d to read as follows:
  S  605-D.  DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR PEACE OFFICERS OF THE DIVISION OF
PAROLE; ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR  CERTAIN  DISABILITIES.  A.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR OF ANY GENERAL OR
SPECIAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  IF  AN  IMPAIRMENT  OF  HEALTH  CAUSED  BY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04960-03-3

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