senate Bill S6800

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to providing certain officers in Nassau county 75% disability benefits for injuries sustained in performance of duties as a result of an act of a civilian

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Mar 12, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

S6800 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9044
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง607-c, R & SS L

S6800 - Summary

Provides sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersheriffs and correction officers in Nassau county 75% disability benefits for injuries sustained in the performance of duties that are a result of an intentional or reckless act of any civilian visiting or otherwise present at a correctional institution.

S6800 - Sponsor Memo

S6800 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6800

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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
  disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersh-
  eriffs, and correction officers in Nassau county

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

  Section 1. Section 607-c of the retirement and social security law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:
  F. ANY SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, UNDERSHERIFF, OR CORRECTION OFFICER AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION A OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE-B OF THIS CHAPTER, AND
WHO IS EMPLOYED IN NASSAU COUNTY, WHO  BECOMES  PHYSICALLY  OR  MENTALLY
INCAPACITATED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE
RESULT OF AN INJURY, SUSTAINED IN THE PERFORMANCE OR DISCHARGE OF HIS OR
HER  DUTIES BY, OR AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN INTENTIONAL
OR RECKLESS ACT OF ANY CIVILIAN VISITING, OR OTHERWISE  PRESENT  AT,  AN
INSTITUTION  UNDER  THE  JURISDICTION  OF  SUCH  COUNTY, SHALL BE PAID A
PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO THAT  WHICH
IS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION  SIXTY-THREE  OF  THIS CHAPTER, SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,  none
of  the  provisions  of  this  act shall be subject to section 25 of the
retirement and social security law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE: Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will allow any  sheriff,  undersheriff,  deputy  sheriff  or
correction  officer  employed  by  Nassau  County  to become eligible to
receive a performance of duty benefit due to the intentional or reckless
act of a civilian visiting an institution under the jurisdiction of such
county. The benefit will be 75% of final average  salary  less  worker's
compensation. Currently, to be eligible for such improved benefit, it is
required  that  such injuries were sustained as the result of an "act of
an inmate".

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14175-02-4

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