Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to ways and means
|Jun 06, 2017||
reported referred to ways and means
|Mar 07, 2017||
referred to governmental employees
Assembly Bill A6501
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-A6501 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A6501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6501 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to creating a cancer presumption for firefighters THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new section 207-kkk to read as follows: § 207-KKK. FIREFIGHTERS; DISABILITIES CAUSED BY CANCER. NOTWITHSTAND- ING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY (I) ANY CONDITION OF CANCER AFFECTING THE LYMPHATIC, DIGESTIVE, HEMATOLOGICAL, URINARY, NEUROLOGICAL, BREAST, REPRODUCTIVE, OR PROSTATE SYSTEMS OR (II) MELANOMA RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY OR DEATH TO A PAID MEMBER OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT OR FIRE DISTRICT THAT PARTICIPATES IN THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, WHO SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINA- TION ON ENTRY INTO THE SERVICE OF SUCH DEPARTMENT, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE OF SUCH CONDITION, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE THAT IT WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVED BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10089-01-7
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