senate Bill S4631

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2019

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1817
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 06, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Mar 18, 2019 referred to local government

Votes

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Jun 20, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4631
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 6, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S4631
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

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S4631 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5895
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-a, Vol Ffs Ben L; add §9-a, Vol Amb Wkr Ben L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5624, A8563
2013-2014: S3589, A485
2015-2016: S2719, A1627
2017-2018: S3904, A6367

S4631 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides total disability benefits for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers for injuries sustained on or after July 1, 2019.

S4631 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4631 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4631

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and  the  volun-
  teer  ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to updating benefits
  and modernizing coverage for services provided 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.    The  volunteer  firefighters' benefit law is amended by
adding a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  § 9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHT
OR NINE OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL  DISABILITY  AND
PERMANENT  TOTAL DISABILITY WHEN THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER IS INJURED IN
THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN,  SAID
FIREFIGHTER  SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER WEEK DURING THE
CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  § 2. The volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law is amended by adding
a new section 9-a to read as follows:
  § 9-A. TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR INJURIES ON OR AFTER JULY  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHT
OR NINE OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE CASE OF TEMPORARY TOTAL  DISABILITY  AND
PERMANENT  TOTAL  DISABILITY  WHEN  THE  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER IS
INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  NINE-
TEEN,  SAID AMBULANCE WORKER SHALL RECEIVE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS PER
WEEK DURING THE CONTINUANCE THEREOF.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00193-01-9

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