assembly Bill A840

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes step children within the meaning of the term "child" for purposes of additional credits for children of firefighters, police officers, EMTs and paramedics killed in the line of duty

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Jan 11, 2019 referred to governmental employees

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A840 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3099
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§85-a - 85-c, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8992, S5989
2015-2016: A929, S3604
2017-2018: A636, S3070

A840 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes step children within the meaning of the term "child" for purposes of additional credits for children of firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians and paramedics killed in the line of duty.

A840 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   840

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  civil  service
  credits  for step children of firefighters, police officers, emergency
  medical technicians and paramedics killed in the line of duty

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 85-a of the civil service law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CHILD" SHALL INCLUDE (I) A
STEP CHILD OF A FIREFIGHTER, POLICE OFFICER, EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  TECHNI-
CIAN  OR  PARAMEDIC  KILLED  IN THE LINE OF DUTY, OR (II) THE CHILD OF A
SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A FIREFIGHTER,  POLICE  OFFICER,  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
TECHNICIAN  OR  PARAMEDIC KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, PROVIDED THAT SUCH
CHILD WAS BORN PRIOR TO THE DATE ON WHICH SUCH AN INDIVIDUAL  IS  KILLED
IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section  85-b  of the civil service law, as
amended by chapter 376 of the laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  [Definition] DEFINITIONS.  (A) As used in this section, "killed in
the line of duty" shall mean having died in the performance of  duty  as
the  natural  and  proximate  result of the World Trade Center attack on
September eleventh, two thousand one or as  the  natural  and  proximate
result  of  participation  in  the  rescue  effort that was conducted in
response to such attack.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CHILD" SHALL INCLUDE (I) A
STEP CHILD OF A FIREFIGHTER, POLICE OFFICER, EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  TECHNI-
CIAN  OR  PARAMEDIC  KILLED  IN THE LINE OF DUTY, OR (II) THE CHILD OF A
SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A FIREFIGHTER,  POLICE  OFFICER,  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
TECHNICIAN  OR  PARAMEDIC KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, PROVIDED THAT SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00170-01-9

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