Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 18, 2017||
|Dec 06, 2017||
delivered to governor
|Jun 20, 2017||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.521
substituted for a8326
|Jun 15, 2017||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jun 14, 2017||
ordered to third reading cal.1746
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 01, 2017||
referred to civil service and pensions
Senate Bill S6529Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S6529 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S6529 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6529 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 member of the retirement system employed by the division of military and naval affairs shall be eligible to retire pursuant to the
2017-S6529 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6529 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 1, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MURPHY -- 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 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: § 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- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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