assembly Bill A7716A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to disabilities of certain retired firefighters caused by cancer

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Current Bill Status Via S5246 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 11, 2019 signed chap.250
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.655
substituted for a7716a
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by s5246a
rules report cal.655
reported
Jun 19, 2019 reported referred to rules
reference changed to ways and means
Jun 10, 2019 print number 7716a
Jun 10, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental employees
May 17, 2019 referred to governmental employees

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A7716 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5246
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207-kk, Gen Muni L

A7716 - Summary

Relates to presumptive evidence of disability caused by cancer of firefighters who have been retired for five years or less.

A7716 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7716

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. REYES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation  to  disabilities
  of certain retired firefighters caused by cancer

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

  Section 1. Section 207-kk of the general municipal law,  as amended by
chapter 531 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  § 207-kk. Disabilities of firefighters in  certain  cities  caused  by
cancer.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provisions  of this chapter to the
contrary, any condition of impairment of health caused by (i) any condi-
tion  of  cancer  affecting  the  lymphatic,  digestive,  hematological,
urinary, neurological, breast, reproductive, or prostate systems or (ii)
melanoma  resulting  in  total  or partial disability or death to a paid
member of a fire department in a city with a population of  one  million
or  more,  OR ANY RETIRED MEMBER OF SUCH DEPARTMENT WHO HAS BEEN RETIRED
FOR FIVE OR LESS YEARS, who successfully passed a  physical  examination
on  entry  into the service of such department, which examination failed
to reveal any evidence of such condition, shall be presumptive  evidence
that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty unless the
contrary be proved by competent evidence. The provisions of this section
shall  remain  in  full force and effect [to and including the thirtieth
day of June, two thousand five] PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED  EIGHTY
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW.
  §  2.  The  board  of  trustees  of  the New York City fire department
pension fund shall take appropriate administrative action  to  implement
the intent of section one of this act.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11238-01-9

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A7716A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5246
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207-kk, Gen Muni L

A7716A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to presumptive evidence of disability caused by cancer of firefighters who have been retired for five years or less.

A7716A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7716--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  REYES,  CRUZ, BRAUNSTEIN, DE LA ROSA, RAMOS,
  M. G. MILLER, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, COLTON,  SIMON,  DeSTEFANO,  LAWRENCE,
  ORTIZ, SAYEGH, L. ROSENTHAL, RAIA, MIKULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A.    ENGLEBRIGHT  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Governmental Employees -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the general municipal law, in relation to disabilities
  of certain retired firefighters caused by cancer

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

  Section 1. Section 207-kk of the general municipal law,  as amended by
chapter 531 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  §  207-kk.  Disabilities  of  firefighters in certain cities caused by
cancer. Notwithstanding any other provisions  of  this  chapter  to  the
contrary, any condition of impairment of health caused by (i) any condi-
tion  of  cancer  affecting  the  lymphatic,  digestive,  hematological,
urinary, neurological, breast, reproductive, or prostate systems or (ii)
melanoma resulting in total or partial disability or  death  to  a  paid
member  of  a fire department in a city with a population of one million
or more, OR ANY RETIRED MEMBER OF SUCH DEPARTMENT WHO HAS  BEEN  RETIRED
FOR  FIVE  OR LESS YEARS, who successfully passed a physical examination
on entry into the service of such department, which  examination  failed
to  reveal any evidence of such condition, shall be presumptive evidence
that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty unless the
contrary be proved by competent evidence. The provisions of this section
shall remain in full force and effect [to and  including  the  thirtieth
day  of June, two thousand five] PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW.
  § 2. The board of trustees  of  the  New  York  City  fire  department
pension  fund  shall take appropriate administrative action to implement
the intent of section one of this act.

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