senate Bill S545

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the veterans' special disability fund to provide incentives to employers to hire veterans who were previously injured during active military duty

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2013 referred to labor

S545 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1912
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง15, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7038, A887A
2009-2010: A6457

S545 - Summary

Establishes the veterans' special disability fund to provide incentives to employers to hire veterans who were previously injured during active military duty.

S545 - Sponsor Memo

S545 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   545

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to establish-
  ing the veterans' special disability fund  to  provide  incentives  to
  employers  to  hire  veterans who have sustained an injury or physical
  impairment during active military duty

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

  Section  1.  Clause (A) of subparagraph 2 of paragraph (h) of subdivi-
sion 8 of section 15 of the workers' compensation  law,  as  amended  by
chapter  6  of  the laws of 2007, is amended and a new subparagraph 8 is
added to read as follows:
  (A) No carrier or employer, or the state insurance fund,  may  file  a
claim  for reimbursement from the special disability fund, for an injury
or illness with a date of accident or date of disablement  on  or  after
July  first,  two  thousand  seven UNLESS SUCH CLAIM SEEKS REIMBURSEMENT
PURSUANT TO THE VETERANS' SPECIAL  DISABILITY  FUND  AS  ESTABLISHED  IN
SUBPARAGRAPH  EIGHT  OF THIS PARAGRAPH.   No carrier or employer, or the
state insurance fund, may  file  a  claim  for  reimbursement  from  the
special disability fund after July first, two thousand ten, and no writ-
ten  submissions or evidence in support of such a claim may be submitted
after that date.
  (8)(A) ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, AN EMPLOYER,  OR
THE  EMPLOYER'S  INSURANCE  CARRIER,  MAY FILE A CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT
FROM THE VETERANS' SPECIAL DISABILITY FUND, AS ESTABLISHED IN CLAUSE (D)
OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, FOR WAGES PAID TO A CLAIMANT FOR  PERMANENT  TOTAL
OR  PARTIAL  DISABILITY OF THE CLAIMANT. SUCH CLAIM MAY BE FILED REGARD-
LESS OF THE DATE SUCH INJURY, IMPAIRMENT OR DISABLEMENT WAS SUSTAINED BY
THE VETERAN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02523-01-3

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