Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 28, 2016||
|Nov 16, 2016||
delivered to governor
|Jun 16, 2016||
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.1950
substituted for s8071
|Jun 16, 2016||
substituted by a10614
ordered to third reading cal.1950
|Jun 10, 2016||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8071Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10614 - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S8071 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S8071 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8071 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs PURPOSE : This bill would grant improved disability pensions to airport firefighters and training and safety officers in New York State division of military and naval affairs who sustain a disability related to heart disease, lung disease and certain forms of cancer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one amends the retirement and social security law by adding two new sections 63-g and 63-h which establish that any member of the retirement system employed by the division of military and naval affairs shall be eligible to retire pursuant to the provisions of this section if he or she is an airport firefighter apprentice, firefighter I, airport firefighter II, airport firefighter III or training and safety officer. Section two amends the social security law to establish that any
2015-S8071 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8071 I N S E N A T E June 10, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of mili- tary and naval affairs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding two new sections 63-g and 63-h to read as follows: S 63-G. PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. A. ANY MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IF HE OR SHE IS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIRE- FIGHTER I, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III OR TRAINING AND SAFETY OFFICER. B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY MEMBER WHO BECOMES PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED AS THE RESULT OF A DISABILITY FROM ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY: (1) DISEASES OF THE HEART; OR (2) ANY (I) MELANOMA OR (II) CONDITION OF CANCER AFFECTING THE LYMPHATIC, DIGES- TIVE, HEMATOLOGICAL, URINARY, NEUROLOGICAL, BREAST, REPRODUCTIVE OR PROSTATE SYSTEMS, WHO IS PRESENTLY EMPLOYED AND WHO SHALL HAVE SUSTAINED SUCH DISABILITY WHILE SO EMPLOYED AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, WHO SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON ENTRY INTO SERVICE AS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIRE- FIGHTER I, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III OR TRAINING AND SAFETY OFFICER, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF ANY DISEASE OR OTHER IMPAIRMENT OF THE HEART OR SUCH MELANOMA OR CONDITION, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE THAT SUCH DISABILITY OR DEATH (A) WAS CAUSED BY THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT, NOT CAUSED BY SUCH FIREFIGHTER'S OWN NEGLIGENCE AND (B) WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORM- ANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE AND SHALL BE PAID A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFIT PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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