assembly Bill A4142

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York emergency responder act

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A4142 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6214
2017-2018: A4241

A4142 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York emergency responder act limiting the liability of certain emergency responders.

A4142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4142

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, PEOPLES-STOKES, BENEDETTO, CUSICK,
  HEVESI,  JAFFEE,  LUPARDO,  ZEBROWSKI,  CRESPO,  FAHY,  WEPRIN,  COOK,
  COLTON,  D'URSO,  JEAN-PIERRE, ORTIZ, RODRIGUEZ, SANTABARBARA, STIRPE,
  WOERNER, CROUCH, FRIEND, MALLIOTAKIS, BLAKE, JOHNS, B. MILLER,  THIELE
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. ABBATE, BLANKENBUSH, GALEF, McDO-
  NOUGH, SIMON -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Govern-
  mental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the New York
  emergency responder 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 emergency responder act".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 29-f to read
as follows:
  § 29-F. THE NEW YORK EMERGENCY RESPONDER  ACT.  1.  AS  USED  IN  THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "PUBLIC  OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED FEDERAL,
STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN  THE  JURISDIC-
TION  IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT HAS OCCURRED, AND ACTING IN HIS OR
HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
  (B) "PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT
HAS OCCURRED, AND ACTING IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
  (C) "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN  ANY  APPOINTED  OR  ELECTED
FEDERAL,  STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO COOR-
DINATE LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE JURISDICTION IN  WHICH  THE  EMERGENCY  OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED, AND ACTING IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
  (D)  "CODE  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED
FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO  COOR-

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

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