senate Bill S7805

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing performance of duty disability retirement benefits for certain first responders in Nassau county

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Feb 21, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

S7805 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10050
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607-i, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7115
2017-2018: A7135, A10721
2021-2022: A6492

S7805 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing performance of duty disability retirement benefits for the employee titles police medic, police medic supervisor, police medic coordinator, bureau director emergency ambulance, and deputy bureau director emergency ambulance in the employ of Nassau county.

S7805 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7805 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7805

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  performance  of duty disability retirement benefits for the
  employee titles police medic, police medic  supervisor,  police  medic
  coordinator,  bureau  director  emergency ambulance, and deputy bureau
  director emergency ambulance in the employ of Nassau county

  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 607-i to read as follows:
  §  607-I.  PERFORMANCE  OF  DUTY  DISABILITY  RETIREMENT  BENEFITS FOR
CERTAIN FIRST RESPONDERS IN NASSAU COUNTY. A. THE COUNTY OF NASSAU SHALL
MAKE THE BENEFITS PROVIDED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO  THE  FOLLOWING  EMPLOYEE
TITLES IN THE EMPLOY OF NASSAU COUNTY: POLICE MEDIC; POLICE MEDIC SUPER-
VISOR;  POLICE  MEDIC  COORDINATOR; BUREAU DIRECTOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE;
AND DEPUTY BUREAU DIRECTOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE.
  B. A MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RETIREMENT FOR DISABILITY INCURRED IN
THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTY IF, AT THE TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR  IS  FILED,
HE OR SHE IS:
  1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
NATURAL  AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT OF A DISABILITY NOT CAUSED BY HIS OR HER
OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND  WHILE  ACTUALLY  A
MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
  2.  ACTUALLY  IN  SERVICE  UPON  WHICH HIS OR HER MEMBERSHIP IS BASED.
HOWEVER, IN THE CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE, EITHER
VOLUNTARILY, OR INVOLUNTARILY, SUBSEQUENT TO SUSTAINING A DISABILITY  IN
SUCH SERVICE, APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE
MEMBER  IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE; AND PROVIDED THAT THE MEMBER
MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION A OF THIS SECTION AND THIS  SUBDI-
VISION.
  C.  APPLICATION FOR A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOW-
ANCE FOR SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:
  1. SUCH MEMBER; OR

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

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