Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 20, 2019||
|Dec 17, 2019||
delivered to governor
|Jun 19, 2019||
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.1683
substituted for s3801
|Jun 19, 2019||
substituted by a4436
ordered to third reading cal.1683
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Mar 05, 2019||
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 14, 2019||
referred to civil service and pensions
Senate Bill S3801Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A4436 - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S3801 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S3801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3801 REVISED 05/13/19 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would grant more equitable disability pensions to airport firefighters and training and safety officers in New York State division of military and naval affairs who sustain a disability related to heart disease, lung disease and certain forms of cancer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the retirement and social security law by adding two new sections 63-g and 63-h which establish that any member of the retirement system employed by the division of military and naval affairs shall be eligible to retire pursuant to the provisions of this section if he or she is an airport firefighter apprentice, firefighter I,
2019-S3801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3801 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of mili- tary and naval affairs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding two new sections 63-g and 63-h to read as follows: § 63-G. PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. A. ANY MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IF HE OR SHE IS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIRE- FIGHTER I, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III OR TRAINING AND SAFETY OFFICER. B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY MEMBER WHO BECOMES PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED AS THE RESULT OF A DISABILITY, WHO IS PRESENTLY EMPLOYED AND WHO SHALL HAVE SUSTAINED SUCH DISABILITY WHILE SO EMPLOYED AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDED THAT SUCH DISABILITY OR DEATH (A) WAS CAUSED BY THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF A DISABILITY, NOT CAUSED BY SUCH FIREFIGHTER'S OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE AND (B) WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE, SHALL BE PAID A PERFORM- ANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFIT PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. C. APPLICATION FOR A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOW- ANCE FOR SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY: 1. SUCH MEMBER; 2. THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS EMPLOYED; OR 3. SOME PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF AND AUTHORIZED BY SUCH MEMBER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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