|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to housing|
|Sep 11, 2017||referred to housing|
assembly Bill A8670
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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A8670 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8670 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the deceased police officer, firefighter and emergency medical services family housing assistance program within the department of audit and control to provide monthly payments to the dependent families of deceased police officers, paid firefighters and paid municipal emergency medical services personnel who died in the course of their duties; such monthly payments, not in excess of $1,000, shall be for the rent or mortgage payment on the primary residence of the family; and appropriates $10,000,000 therefor.
A8670 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8670 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y September 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Housing AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the deceased police officer, firefighter and emergency medical services family housing assistance program; to amend the state finance law, in relation to the deceased police officer family housing fund; and making an appropriation therefor THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 45-a to read as follows: § 45-A. DECEASED POLICE OFFICER, FIREFIGHTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FAMILY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "DECEASED PUBLIC PROTECTION EMPLOYEE" MEANS: (1) A POLICE OFFICER, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW WHO DIED AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES AS A POLICE OFFICER; (2) A PAID MUNICIPAL FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES AS A FIREFIGHTER; OR (3) A PAID MEMBER OF A MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE WHO DIED AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES WHILE PROVIDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. (B) "DEPARTMENT" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF AUDIT AND CONTROL. (C) "FAMILY" MEANS THE SPOUSE AND/OR ANY DEPENDENT OF A DECEASED PUBLIC PROTECTION EMPLOYEE, WHEN FIFTY-ONE OR MORE PERCENT OF THE INCOME FOR THE SUPPORT OF SUCH SPOUSE AND/OR DEPENDENT WAS ATTRIBUTABLE TO INCOME EARNED BY THE DECEASED PUBLIC PROTECTION EMPLOYEE WHILE HE OR SHE WAS ALIVE. (D) "HOUSING EXPENSE" MEANS, THE MONTHLY RENT PAID FOR THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF THE FAMILY OF A DECEASED PUBLIC PROTECTION EMPLOYEE, OR THE MONTHLY PAYMENT UPON A BOND OR NOTE SECURED BY A MORTGAGE UPON THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF THE FAMILY OF A DECEASED PUBLIC PROTECTION EMPLOY- EE.
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