Senate Bill S7928

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to optional disability coverage for county probation officers

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee

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

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2015-S7928 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207-c, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2516, S7554, A473, A9667
2019-2020: S1929, S8795, A2232
2021-2022: S2633, S2988, A994
2023-2024: S366, A147

2015-S7928 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides optional disability coverage for county probation officers.

2015-S7928 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S7928 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 25, 2016

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to optional disa-
  bility coverage for county probation officers


  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 207-c of the general municipal
law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 522 of  the  laws  of  2015,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. Any sheriff, undersheriff, deputy sheriff or corrections officer of
the  sheriff's  department  of  any county (hereinafter referred to as a
"[policeman] POLICE OFFICER") or any member of a  police  force  of  any
county, city of less than one million population, town or village, or of
any  district,  agency,  board,  body or commission thereof, or a detec-
tive-investigator or any other investigator  who  is  a  police  officer
pursuant to the provisions of the criminal procedure law employed in the
office  of a district attorney of any county, or any corrections officer
of the county of Erie department of corrections, or  an  advanced  ambu-
lance  medical  technician  employed  by  the  county  of Nassau, or any
detention officer employed by the city of Yonkers,  or  any  supervising
fire  inspector,  fire inspector, fire marshal or assistant fire marshal
employed full-time in the county of Nassau fire marshal's office, or  at
the option of [the] ANY county [of Nassau], any COUNTY probation officer
[of  the  county  of Nassau] who is injured in the performance of his OR
HER duties or who is taken sick as a result of the performance of his OR
HER duties so as to necessitate medical or other lawful remedial  treat-
ment  shall  be  paid by the municipality by which he OR SHE is employed
the full amount of his OR HER regular salary or wages until his  OR  HER
disability  arising  therefrom has ceased, and, in addition such munici-
pality shall be liable for  all  medical  treatment  and  hospital  care
necessitated  by  reason  of such injury or illness.  Provided, however,
and notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the munic-
ipal health authorities or any physician appointed for  the  purpose  by
the  municipality,  after  a determination has first been made that such

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


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