assembly Bill A8670

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the deceased police officer, firefighter and emergency medical services family housing assistance program, and appropriates $10,000,000 therefor

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing
Sep 11, 2017 referred to housing

A8670 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6838
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §45-a, Exec L; add §85, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A3722

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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