assembly Bill A6501

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a cancer presumption for certain firefighters

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 07, 2017 referred to governmental employees

A6501 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4564
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-kkk, Gen Muni L

A6501 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a cancer presumption for certain firefighters.

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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