assembly Bill A711

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the coverage to include cancer of the lymphatic or hematological systems, the digestive, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast or reproductive systems or melanoma

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 09, 2017 referred to local governments

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A711 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1411
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100

A711 - Summary

Expands the coverage to include cancer of the lymphatic or hematological systems, the digestive, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast or reproductive systems or melanoma.

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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