senate Bill S4517

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the reduction of disability retirement benefits of responders to the 9/11 attack, by any amount of workers' compensation benefits received

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S4517 - Details

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S4517 - Summary

Prohibits the reduction of disability retirement benefits of responders to the 9/11 attack, by any amount of workers' compensation benefits received.

S4517 - Sponsor Memo

S4517 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013

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

AN ACT to prohibit  the  reduction  of  the  disability  retirements  of
  responders,  injured  at  the site of the World Trade Center terrorist
  attack, by any workers' compensation payments received by  such  first


  Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the  contrary,  the
disability  retirement benefits from any public retirement system of the
state, as defined in section 501 of the retirement and  social  security
law,  of  any  retired member of such system who was a police officer, a
firefighter or certified first responder, as defined in section 3001  of
the  public  health  law,  and whose disability arose as the natural and
proximate result of participation in  the  rescue  effort  conducted  in
response  to  the  World Trade Center attack on September 1, 2001, shall
not be reduced or set off by the amounts of  any  workers'  compensation
benefits paid or payable to such retiree.
  All workers' compensation benefits paid or payable to every such reti-
ree, shall be payable in addition to any disability retirement for which
the retiree is eligible.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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