senate Bill S7628A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends deadline during which to file as having a World Trade Center condition, and modifies qualifications

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 signed chap.472
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.309
substituted for a9562a
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1308
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 print number 7628a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 21, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

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Bill Amendments

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S7628 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9562A
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L

S7628 - Summary

Extends deadline during which to file as having a World Trade Center condition, and modifies qualifications.

S7628 - Sponsor Memo

S7628 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7628

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 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
  injuries or illnesses suffered as a result of participating in rescue,
  recovery  and  cleanup  directly related to attacks at the World Trade
  Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
ment  and  social  security  law, as added by chapter 489 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Qualifying World Trade Center condition" shall mean a  qualifying
condition  or  impairment  of health resulting in disability to a member
who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup oper-
ations for a qualifying  period,  as  those  terms  are  defined  below,
provided  the  following  conditions  have been met: (i) such member, or
eligible beneficiary in the case of the member's death, must have  filed
a  written  and sworn statement with the member's retirement system on a
form provided  by  such  system  indicating  the  underlying  dates  and
locations  of employment not later than September eleventh, two thousand
[ten, or any later date as  hereinafter  provided  in  this  paragraph;]
FIFTEEN,  and (ii) such member has either successfully passed a physical
examination for entry into public service, or authorized release of  all
relevant medical records, if the member did not undergo a physical exam-
ination for entry into public service; and (iii) there is no evidence of
the  qualifying  condition or impairment of health that formed the basis
for the disability in such physical examination for  entry  into  public
service or in the relevant medical records, prior to September eleventh,
two  thousand one EXCEPT FOR SUCH MEMBER, OR ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARY IN THE
CASE OF THE MEMBER'S DEATH, OF A LOCAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF A CITY  WITH
A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE THAT IS COVERED BY SECTION 13-551 OF
THE  ADMINISTRATIVE  CODE  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  OR  BY SECTION
TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW  AND  FOR  SUCH
MEMBER  WHO SEPARATED FROM SERVICE WITH VESTED RIGHTS, OR ELIGIBLE BENE-

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

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9562A
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends deadline during which to file as having a World Trade Center condition, and modifies qualifications.

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7628A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7628--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  injuries or illnesses suffered as a result of participating in rescue,
  recovery and cleanup directly related to attacks at  the  World  Trade
  Center on September 11, 2001

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
ment and social security law, as amended by chapter 489 of the  laws  of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  "Qualifying World Trade Center condition" shall mean a qualifying
condition or impairment of health resulting in disability  to  a  member
who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup oper-
ations  for  a  qualifying  period,  as  those  terms are defined below,
provided the following conditions have been met:  (i)  such  member,  or
eligible  beneficiary in the case of the member's death, must have filed
a written and sworn statement with the member's retirement system  on  a
form  provided  by  such  system  indicating  the  underlying  dates and
locations of employment not later than September eleventh, two  thousand
[ten,  or  any  later  date  as hereinafter provided in this paragraph;]
FIFTEEN, and (ii) such member has either successfully passed a  physical
examination  for entry into public service, or authorized release of all
relevant medical records, if the member did not undergo a physical exam-
ination for entry into public service; and (iii) there is no evidence of
the qualifying condition or impairment of health that formed  the  basis
for  the  disability  in such physical examination for entry into public
service or in the relevant medical records, prior to September eleventh,
two thousand one EXCEPT FOR SUCH MEMBER, OR ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARY IN  THE
CASE  OF THE MEMBER'S DEATH, OF A LOCAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF A CITY WITH
A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE THAT IS COVERED BY SECTION 13-551 OF
THE ADMINISTRATIVE  CODE  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  OR  BY  SECTION

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

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