assembly Bill A10391

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to a presumption regarding impairment of health caused by COVID-19 and to use of sick leave

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May 04, 2020 referred to local governments

A10391 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8117
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§207-r & 92-e, Gen Muni L; add Art 8-B §§180 - 186, amd §15, Work Comp L

A10391 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders; relates to use of sick leave due to COVID-19.

A10391 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10391

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  presumption
  regarding  impairment  of health caused by COVID-19 and in relation to
  sick leave; and to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to
  workers' compensation coverage and benefits for employees who  partic-
  ipated in essential services during the COVID-19 outbreak

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 207-r to read as follows:
  §  207-R.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY
GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, AND FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  CHAPTER, ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY COVID-19,
RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY, DEATH,  ACCIDENTAL  DISABILITY
OR  ACCIDENTAL  DEATH  TO  ANY  SHERIFF, UNDERSHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF OR
CORRECTIONS OFFICER OF THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT OF ANY  COUNTY,  OR  ANY
MEMBER OF A POLICE FORCE OF ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, OR OF ANY
DISTRICT,  AGENCY, BOARD, BODY OR COMMISSION THEREOF, OR ANY LIRR POLICE
OFFICER AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION A  OF  SECTION  THREE
HUNDRED  EIGHTY-NINE  OF  THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW, OR ANY
PAID  OFFICER  OR  MEMBER  OF   AN   ORGANIZED   FIRE   COMPANY OR  FIRE
DEPARTMENT  OF  A  CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE  OR  FIRE  DISTRICT, OR EMERGENCY
MEDICAL  TECHNICIAN, ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN OR PARAMEDIC,
WHOSE BENEFITS ARE PROVIDED  IN  AND  PURSUANT  TO  SUCH  SECTION  THREE
HUNDRED  EIGHTY-NINE,  OR A DETECTIVE-INVESTIGATOR OR ANY OTHER INVESTI-
GATOR WHO IS A POLICE OFFICER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW EMPLOYED IN THE OFFICE OF A DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF ANY COUN-
TY, OR ANY PROBATION OFFICER OF ANY DEPARTMENT, AGENCY OR SERVICE  MAIN-
TAINED  BY  ANY  COUNTY  OR  CITY,  OR  ANY PAROLE OFFICER AS DEFINED BY
SECTION TEN OF THE CORRECTION LAW, OR A PEACE OFFICER  EMPLOYED  BY  THE
UNIFIED  COURT  SYSTEM  OR A MEMBER OF THE UNIFORMED CORRECTION FORCE OF
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR OF THE STATE  OR  ANY  MUNICI-
PALITY,  OR  POLICE  OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets