senate Bill S5380

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to members of the police force who use hearing assistance devices and the definition of disabled

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
May 16, 2013 referred to cities

S5380 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A866
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง14-122, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8615

S5380 - Summary

Relates to members of the police force who use hearing assistance devices and the definition of disabled.

S5380 - Sponsor Memo

S5380 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5380

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  excluding  members  of  the police force who use hearing
  assistance devices from the definition of disabled

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

  Section  1.  Section  14-122 of the administrative code of the city of
New York is amended to read as follows:
  S 14-122 Relief from active duty due to disability.  The  commissioner
shall have power to relieve from active duty on patrol any member of the
police  force,  who, while in the actual performance of duty and without
fault or misconduct on his or her  part,  shall  have  become  disabled,
physically,  as a result of injuries or illness attributable thereto, so
as to be unfit to perform full police duty, such disability having  been
certified  to  by so many of the police surgeons as the commissioner may
require. Such member may be assigned to the performance  of  such  light
duties as he or she may be qualified to perform.  THE TERM "DISABLED" AS
USED IN THIS SECTION SHALL NOT INCLUDE THOSE MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE
WHO CAN FULLY PERFORM POLICE DUTIES WITH THE USE OF A HEARING ASSISTANCE
DEVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03888-01-3

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