senate Bill S683

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the payment of certain volunteer firefighter death benefits shall be within ninety days of the filing of application to receive such death benefit

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

S683 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1152
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง7-b, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7196, A123
2009-2010: A963

S683 - Summary

Establishes the payment of certain volunteer firefighter death benefits shall be within ninety days of the filing of application to receive such death benefit by the person or persons entitled to such benefit.

S683 - Sponsor Memo

S683 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   683

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation  to
  the payment of death benefits

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

  Section 1. The volunteer  firefighters'  benefit  law  is  amended  by
adding a new section 7-b to read as follows:
  S  7-B. PAYMENT OF DEATH BENEFITS. 1. ALL DEATH BENEFITS PAYABLE UNDER
SECTION SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE PAID TO  THE  PERSON  OR  PERSONS
ENTITLED  TO  SUCH BENEFIT WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE DATE SUCH PERSON OR
PERSONS FILES AN APPLICATION WITH THE  WORKERS'  COMPENSATION  BOARD  TO
RECEIVE SUCH BENEFIT.
  2.  THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD SHALL CONDUCT OUTREACH SERVICES TO
PROVIDE COORDINATED INFORMATION TO THE PERSON OR PERSONS ENTITLED  TO  A
DEATH  BENEFIT  PAYABLE  UNDER  SECTION  SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE REGARDING
ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO HELP SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS WITH THE DEATH BENE-
FIT PROGRAM'S APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03408-01-3

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