senate Bill S5907

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the payment of costs for line of duty injuries of police officers and firefighters

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Feb 26, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Feb 26, 2020 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5907
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2020

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S5907 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7783
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §12-127, NYC Ad Cd

S5907 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the payment of costs for line of duty injuries of police officers and firefighters; requires such costs for retired members of the uniformed forces of the fire or police departments be paid by the city of New York.

S5907 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5907 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5907

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 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  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to the payment of costs for line of duty injuries  of  police
  officers and firefighters

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions a and b of section 12-127 of  the  administra-
tive code of the city of New York, as amended by chapter 806 of the laws
of 1986, are amended to read as follows:
  a.  Any  member  of the uniformed forces of the fire or police depart-
ments, INCLUDING ANY RETIRED MEMBER OF SUCH  UNIFORMED  FORCES,  or  any
person  employed  in  the  department  of  sanitation  in the sanitation
service classification of the classified  civil  service  who  shall  be
injured while actually employed in the discharge of police orders of his
or her superior officers in the police station, fire house or sanitation
section station, as the case may be, or as the result of illness tracea-
ble  directly  to the performance of police, fire or sanitation duty, as
the case may be, or any employee of the  department  of  parks,  general
services,  ports  and  terminals or environmental protection or a person
employed by the police commissioner as a school crossing guard who shall
be injured while actually employed in the discharge of  duty,  shall  be
received  by  any  hospital  for  care and treatment when such facts are
certified to by the head of the department. Unless otherwise provided in
this section, such members shall be received  by  any  hospital  at  the
usual  ward  patient rates. The bill for such care and treatment at such
rates, when certified by the superintendent or other person in charge of
such hospital and approved by the  head  of  the  department  concerned,
shall be paid by the city.
  b.  Any  member  of  the  uniformed  forces  of  the  fire  or  police
department, INCLUDING ANY RETIRED MEMBER OF SUCH  UNIFORMED  FORCES,  or

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

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