senate Bill S4173

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to proof of eligibility for volunteer firefighter enhanced cancer disability benefits

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2019 approval memo.84
signed chap.738
Dec 17, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.360
substituted for a5957a
Jun 11, 2019 referred to local governments
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 05, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 4173a
Jun 05, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 20, 2019 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 10, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 09, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 08, 2019 1st report cal.387
Mar 04, 2019 referred to local government

Votes

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Apr 8, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S4173
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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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Local Government Committee Vote: Apr 8, 2019

Co-Sponsors

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S4173 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5957
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205-cc, Gen Muni L

S4173 - Summary

Relates to proof of eligibility for volunteer firefighter enhanced cancer disability benefits.

S4173 - Sponsor Memo

S4173 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4173

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  proof  of
  eligibility for volunteer firefighter enhanced cancer disability bene-
  fits

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (ii)  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  1  of
section  205-cc  of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 334
of the laws of 2017, is amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read
as follows:
  (ii) Having submitted proof of five  years  of  interior  firefighting
service  by  providing  verification  that he or she has passed at least
five yearly certified mask fitting tests as set forth in 29 CFR 1910.134
or the [current] APPLICABLE National Fire Protection Association  stand-
ards for mask fit testing.
  8.  IN  THE  ABSENCE OF CONTEMPORANEOUSLY PREPARED DOCUMENTATION MAIN-
TAINED BY THE FIRE DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OR COMPANY EVIDENCING THE  PROOF
REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION, A STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE CHIEF OF THE DEPART-
MENT  OR THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE AUTHORITY HAVING JURIS-
DICTION ATTESTING TO THE FIREFIGHTER'S COMPLIANCE WITH  THE  ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH A OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE SUFFICIENT PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09470-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4173A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5957
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205-cc, Gen Muni L

S4173A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to proof of eligibility for volunteer firefighter enhanced cancer disability benefits.

S4173A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4173A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4173--A
    Cal. No. 387

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GAUGHRAN, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, MARTI-
  NEZ, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Local Government -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the Assembly,
  recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  municipal law, in relation to proof of
  eligibility for volunteer firefighter enhanced cancer disability bene-
  fits; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expiration
  thereof

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (ii)  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  1  of
section  205-cc  of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 334
of the laws of 2017, is amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read
as follows:
  (ii) Having submitted proof of five  years  of  interior  firefighting
service  by  providing  verification  that he or she has passed at least
five yearly certified mask fitting tests as set forth in 29 CFR 1910.134
or the [current] APPLICABLE National Fire Protection Association  stand-
ards for mask fit testing.
  8.  IN  THE  ABSENCE  OF  THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED IN PARAGRAPH A OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,  THE  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTER  SHALL  BE
ELIGIBLE  IF  THEY SUBMIT ALTERNATIVE DOCUMENTATION AS DETERMINED BY THE
OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL. THE OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND
CONTROL SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  AS  TO  AN  ACCEPTABLE
COMBINATION  OF  ALTERNATIVE  DOCUMENTATION AND SUCH DOCUMENTATION SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, TRAINING RECORDS, DOCUMENTATION THAT THE
FIREFIGHTER WAS AN ACTIVE INTERIOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER AS EVIDENCED BY
NATIONAL FIRE INCIDENT REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE VOLUNTEER'S FIRE DEPART-

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

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