|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|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|
senate Bill S5907
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
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- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5907 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5907 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5907 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide that the existing line of duty injury coverage is applicable not only to active uniformed members of the police and fire departments but to retired members as well. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends subdivision a of section 12-127 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York to include retired members of the uniformed forces of the police or fire departments as eligible to receive line of duty injury coverage where the member was injured while employed in the discharge of police or fire duties or as a result of illness traceable directly to the performance of police or fire duties.
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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