assembly Bill A711

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disability benefits act

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Current Bill Status Via S1411 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.465
substituted for a711b
Jun 20, 2017 substituted by s1411b
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.465
rules report cal.465
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
print number 711b
amend and recommit to local governments
Jun 09, 2017 print number 711a
amend (t) and recommit to local governments
Jan 09, 2017 referred to local governments

Votes

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Jan 17, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S1411
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committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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A711 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1411
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100
2017-2018: A711A

A711 - Summary

Relates to the New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disability benefits act.

A711 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   711

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, KOLB, BRINDISI, SKOUFIS, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  PICHARDO, BLAKE, HOOPER, STECK, MAYER, STIRPE, THIELE, JAFFEE, SKARTA-
  DOS, SIMANOWITZ, LUPARDO, WOERNER, JENNE, ZEBROWSKI,  HUNTER,  CAHILL,
  OTIS,  RYAN, JEAN-PIERRE, CUSICK, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL, LIFTON, TITUS,
  RAMOS, BARRETT, GJONAJ, BRONSON,  PALMESANO,  RAIA,  MONTESANO,  GRAF,
  LUPINACCI,  SALADINO, CURRAN, BLANKENBUSH, WALTER, FINCH, MALLIOTAKIS,
  GOODELL, MURRAY, LAWRENCE, GARBARINO, BUTLER, OAKS, PALUMBO,  DiPIETRO
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BUCHWALD, GALEF, KEARNS,
  MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN,  RA,  ROZIC,  SANTABARBARA,
  SCHIMMINGER, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local
  Governments

AN  ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation to
  the expansion of coverage to include cancer of the lymphatic or  hema-
  tological  systems,  the  digestive,  urinary, prostate, neurological,
  breast or reproductive systems or  melanoma;  and  providing  for  the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The volunteer  firefighters'  benefit  law  is  amended  by
adding a new section 11-d to read as follows:
  S  11-D.  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS;  PRESUMPTION IN CERTAIN CANCERS. 1.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE  CONTRARY,  A
CONDITION  OF  IMPAIRMENT  OF HEALTH OF A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER WITH (A)
FIVE OR MORE YEARS OF FAITHFUL AND ACTUAL SERVICE IN THE  PROTECTION  OF
LIFE  AND  PROPERTY  FROM  FIRE  IN  THE INTERIOR OF BUILDINGS CAUSED BY
CANCER AFFECTING THE LYMPHATIC OR HEMATOLOGICAL SYSTEMS OR  (B)  TEN  OR
MORE  YEARS OF FAITHFUL AND ACTUAL SERVICE IN THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND
PROPERTY FROM FIRE IN THE INTERIOR OF BUILDINGS CAUSED BY CANCER AFFECT-
ING THE DIGESTIVE, URINARY, PROSTATE, NEUROLOGICAL, BREAST OR  REPRODUC-
TIVE  SYSTEMS  OR  MELANOMA, RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY OR
DEATH TO SUCH VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, WHO SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A  PHYSICAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03660-01-7

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A711A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1411
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100
2017-2018: A711A

A711A - Summary

Relates to the New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disability benefits act.

A711A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 711--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, KOLB, BRINDISI, SKOUFIS, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  PICHARDO, BLAKE, HOOPER, STECK, MAYER, STIRPE, THIELE, JAFFEE, SKARTA-
  DOS, SIMANOWITZ, LUPARDO, WOERNER, JENNE, ZEBROWSKI,  HUNTER,  CAHILL,
  OTIS,  RYAN, JEAN-PIERRE, CUSICK, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL, LIFTON, TITUS,
  RAMOS, BARRETT, GJONAJ, BRONSON,  PALMESANO,  RAIA,  MONTESANO,  GRAF,
  LUPINACCI,  CURRAN,  BLANKENBUSH, WALTER, FINCH, MALLIOTAKIS, GOODELL,
  MURRAY, LAWRENCE, GARBARINO, BUTLER, OAKS, PALUMBO,  DiPIETRO,  BYRNE,
  NORRIS,  LAVINE, D'URSO, B. MILLER, BRABENEC, JONES, McDONALD, ERRIGO,
  WALLACE, JOHNS,  MORINELLO,  M. L. MILLER,  PHEFFER AMATO,  CASTORINA,
  FAHY,  WALKER,  SOLAGES,  BARRON, ARROYO, PELLEGRINO, NOLAN, ABINANTI,
  CRESPO,  RODRIGUEZ,  BENEDETTO,  WILLIAMS,  DenDEKKER,   SANTABARBARA,
  M. G. MILLER,  CARROLL, BARNWELL, PAULIN, O'DONNELL -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BUCHWALD, GALEF, KEARNS, LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN, RA, ROZIC, SCHIMMINGER, SIMON, WALSH --
  read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Governments  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the tax law,  in  relation
  to the "New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disa-
  bility benefits act"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disability
benefits act".
  S  2.  The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new section
205-cc to read as follows:
  S 205-CC. NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTER  GAP  COVERAGE  CANCER
DISABILITY  BENEFITS  ACT.  1.  (A)  AS  USED  IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM
"ELIGIBLE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER" SHALL BE DEFINED AS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03660-03-7

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A711B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1411
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100
2017-2018: A711A

A711B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disability benefits act.

A711B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 711--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, KOLB, BRINDISI, SKOUFIS, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  PICHARDO, BLAKE, HOOPER, STECK, MAYER, STIRPE, THIELE, JAFFEE, SKARTA-
  DOS, SIMANOWITZ, LUPARDO, WOERNER, JENNE, ZEBROWSKI,  HUNTER,  CAHILL,
  OTIS,  RYAN, JEAN-PIERRE, CUSICK, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL, LIFTON, TITUS,
  RAMOS, BARRETT, GJONAJ, BRONSON,  PALMESANO,  RAIA,  MONTESANO,  GRAF,
  LUPINACCI,  CURRAN,  BLANKENBUSH, WALTER, FINCH, MALLIOTAKIS, GOODELL,
  MURRAY, LAWRENCE, GARBARINO, BUTLER, OAKS, PALUMBO,  DiPIETRO,  BYRNE,
  NORRIS,  LAVINE, D'URSO, B. MILLER, BRABENEC, JONES, McDONALD, ERRIGO,
  WALLACE, JOHNS,  MORINELLO,  M. L. MILLER,  PHEFFER AMATO,  CASTORINA,
  FAHY,  WALKER,  SOLAGES,  BARRON, ARROYO, PELLEGRINO, NOLAN, ABINANTI,
  CRESPO,  RODRIGUEZ,  BENEDETTO,  WILLIAMS,  DenDEKKER,   SANTABARBARA,
  M. G. MILLER,  CARROLL, BARNWELL, PAULIN, O'DONNELL -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BUCHWALD, GALEF, KEARNS, LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN, RA, ROZIC, SCHIMMINGER, SIMON, WALSH --
  read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Governments  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the tax law,  in  relation
  to the "New York state volunteer firefighter gap coverage cancer disa-
  bility benefits act"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the  "New  York  State  Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability
Benefits Act".
  S 2. The general municipal law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
205-cc to read as follows:
  S  205-CC.  VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER ENHANCED CANCER DISABILITY BENEFITS.
A LEGALLY ORGANIZED FIRE DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OR COMPANY  SHALL  PROVIDE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03660-06-7

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