senate Bill S1411A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 11, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.465
substituted for a711b
Jun 19, 2017 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 14, 2017 amended on third reading 1411b
Jun 12, 2017 amended on third reading (t) 1411a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 24, 2017 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.40
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

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Jan 17, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

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

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205-cc, Gen Muni L; amd §612, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A711A
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100

S1411 - Summary

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

S1411 - Sponsor Memo

S1411 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1411

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, BONACIC, KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government

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
EXAMINATION  ON ENTRY INTO FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED
TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE OF SUCH CANCERS, SHALL  BE  PRESUMPTIVE  EVIDENCE
THAT  IT  WAS  INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY, UNLESS
THE CONTRARY BE PROVEN BY  COMPETENT  EVIDENCE.    CLAIMS  FOR  BENEFITS
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MUST BE FILED WITHIN TWELVE YEARS OF SEPARATION
FROM  ACTIVE  SERVICE  IN  PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM FIRE IN THE
INTERIOR OF BUILDINGS.

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

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S1411A - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205-cc, Gen Muni L; amd §612, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A711A
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100

S1411A - Summary

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

S1411A - Sponsor Memo

S1411A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1411--A
    Cal. No. 40

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, BONACIC, BRESLIN,
  BROOKS, CARLUCCI, CROCI, GALLIVAN, HELMING, JACOBS, KAMINSKY, KENNEDY,
  MARCHIONE, MURPHY, O'MARA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, ROBACH,  TEDISCO,  VALE-
  SKY,  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged
  and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules -- reported  favora-
  bly  from said committee, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate
  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored
  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

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:
  (I) A FIREFIGHTER HAVING FIVE OR MORE YEARS  OF  FAITHFUL  AND  ACTUAL
SERVICE IN THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM FIRE IN THE INTERIOR
OF  BUILDINGS  AND  HAVING SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON
ENTRY TO THE FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY
EVIDENCE OF CANCERS AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; AND
  (II) HAVING SUBMITTED PROOF OF FIVE  YEARS  OF  INTERIOR  FIREFIGHTING
SERVICE  BY  PROVIDING  VERIFICATION  THAT HE OR SHE HAS PASSED AT LEAST
FIVE YEARLY CERTIFIED MASK FITTING TESTS AS SET FORTH IN 29 CFR 1910.134

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

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S1411B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205-cc, Gen Muni L; amd §612, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A711A
2015-2016: A5518A, S8065
2013-2014: A1552A
2011-2012: A9100

S1411B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1411B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1411B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1411--B
    Cal. No. 40

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, BONACIC, BRESLIN,
  BROOKS, CARLUCCI, CROCI, GALLIVAN, HELMING, JACOBS, KAMINSKY, KENNEDY,
  MARCHIONE, MURPHY, O'MARA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, ROBACH,  TEDISCO,  VALE-
  SKY,  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged
  and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules -- reported  favora-
  bly  from said committee, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate
  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored
  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

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
AND MAINTAIN FOR EACH ELIGIBLE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, AN ENHANCED CANCER
DISABILITY BENEFIT INSURANCE PROGRAM.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "ELIGIBLE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER" MEANS:
  (I) A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER HAVING FIVE OR MORE YEARS OF FAITHFUL  AND
ACTUAL  SERVICE  IN THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM FIRE IN THE
INTERIOR OF BUILDINGS AND HAVING SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINA-
TION ON ENTRY TO THE FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, WHICH  EXAMINATION  FAILED  TO

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

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