senate Bill S7908

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing certain accidental disability retirement benefits for Nassau county fire marshals

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


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Mar 02, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

S7908 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9984
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: S4987, A7113
2017-2018: S5705, S8293, A7127, A10695
2021-2022: S3101, A6500

S7908 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for chief fire marshals, assistant chief fire marshals, division supervising fire marshals, supervising fire marshals, fire marshals and fire marshal trainees in Nassau county.

S7908 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7908 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7908

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 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  accidental  disability  retirement  benefits for chief fire
  marshals, assistant chief fire  marshals,  division  supervising  fire
  marshals,  supervising  fire  marshals, fire marshals and fire marshal
  trainees in 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 FOR CHIEF FIRE
MARSHALS, ASSISTANT  CHIEF  FIRE  MARSHALS,  DIVISION  SUPERVISING  FIRE
MARSHALS,  SUPERVISING  FIRE  MARSHALS,  FIRE  MARSHALS AND FIRE MARSHAL
TRAINEES IN NASSAU COUNTY. A.  THE COUNTY OF NASSAU SHALL MAKE THE BENE-
FITS PROVIDED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO CHIEF FIRE MARSHALS,  ASSISTANT  CHIEF
FIRE  MARSHALS,  DIVISION  SUPERVISING  FIRE  MARSHALS, SUPERVISING FIRE
MARSHALS, FIRE MARSHALS AND FIRE  MARSHAL  TRAINEES  IN  THE  EMPLOY  OF
NASSAU COUNTY.
  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  A 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.

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

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