senate Bill S3977A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.921
May 20, 2019 print number 3977a
May 20, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Feb 22, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S3977A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

S3977 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6241
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g & 605-f, R & SS L

S3977 - Summary

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

S3977 - Sponsor Memo

S3977 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3977

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 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  lung  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 LUNG,
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 LUNG.
  § 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  LUNG,  RESULTING IN DISABILITY OR DEATH TO SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER,

S3977A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6241
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g & 605-f, R & SS L

S3977A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3977A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3977A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3977--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  providing   a   lung  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  LUNG,
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 LUNG.
  § 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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09482-06-9

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