senate Bill S3944

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing a heart disease presumption for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol or deputy sheriff patrol supervisors

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2019 amended on third reading 3944a
Mar 07, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2019 1st report cal.230
Feb 21, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 5, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S3944
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 5, 2019

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S3944 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g & 605-f, R & SS L

S3944 - Summary

Relates to providing a heart disease presumption for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol or deputy sheriff patrol supervisors.

S3944 - Sponsor Memo

S3944 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3944

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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
  providing  a  heart  disease  presumption  for  correction   officers,
  correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol or deputy sheriff patrol
  supervisors

  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
a new section 63-g to read as follows:
  § 63-G. DISABILITY BENEFITS; CERTAIN DISABILITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY MEMBER WHO IS A CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION SUPERVISOR,
DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL OR DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR WHO  CONTRACTS
ANY  CONDITION  OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY DISEASES OF THE HEART,
RESULTING IN DISABILITY OR DEATH TO SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER,  CORRECTION
SUPERVISOR,  DEPUTY  SHERIFF PATROL OR DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR,
PRESENTLY EMPLOYED, AND WHO SHALL HAVE SUSTAINED SUCH  DISABILITY  WHILE
SO  EMPLOYED,  SHALL  BE  PRESUMPTIVE  EVIDENCE THAT SUCH DISABILITY WAS
INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND  THE  NATURAL  AND
PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVED BY COMPE-
TENT EVIDENCE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO SERVICE, SUCH
CORRECTION  OFFICER,  CORRECTION  SUPERVISOR,  DEPUTY  SHERIFF PATROL OR
DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINA-
TION WHICH FAILED TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF ANY DISEASE OR  OTHER  IMPAIR-
MENT OF THE HEART.
  § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 605-f to read as follows:
  §  605-F.  DISABILITY  BENEFITS; CERTAIN DISABILITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO
THE CONTRARY, ANY MEMBER WHO IS A CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION  SUPER-
VISOR,  DEPUTY  SHERIFF  PATROL  OR DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR WHO
CONTRACTS ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED  BY  DISEASES  OF
THE  HEART, RESULTING IN DISABILITY OR DEATH TO SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER,

Co-Sponsors

S3944A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g & 605-f, R & SS L

S3944A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing a heart disease presumption for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol or deputy sheriff patrol supervisors.

S3944A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3944A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3944--A
    Cal. No. 230

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, FUNKE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first
  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  providing   a  heart  disease  presumption  for  correction  officers,
  correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol or deputy sheriff patrol
  supervisors

  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
a new section 63-g to read as follows:
  § 63-G. DISABILITY BENEFITS; CERTAIN DISABILITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY MEMBER WHO IS A CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION SUPERVISOR,
DEPUTY  SHERIFF PATROL OR DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR WHO CONTRACTS
ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY DISEASES OF  THE  HEART,
RESULTING  IN DISABILITY OR DEATH TO SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION
SUPERVISOR, DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL OR DEPUTY SHERIFF  PATROL  SUPERVISOR,
PRESENTLY  EMPLOYED,  AND WHO SHALL HAVE SUSTAINED SUCH DISABILITY WHILE
SO EMPLOYED, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE  EVIDENCE  THAT  SUCH  DISABILITY  WAS
INCURRED  IN  THE  PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND THE NATURAL AND
PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVED BY COMPE-
TENT EVIDENCE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO SERVICE, SUCH
CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION  SUPERVISOR,  DEPUTY  SHERIFF  PATROL  OR
DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINA-
TION  WHICH  FAILED TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF ANY DISEASE OR OTHER IMPAIR-
MENT OF THE HEART.
  § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 605-f to read as follows:

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

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