senate Bill S8129

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the September 11th worker protection task force act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Mar 24, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

S8129 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10249
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement
Laws Affected:
Amd Part B §§4, 5, 9, 10 & 11, Chap 104 of 2005

S8129 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends provisions of the September 11th worker protection task force act relating to membership, meetings and extending the effectiveness thereof.

S8129 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8129 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8129

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2020
                               ___________

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  amending part B of chapter 104 of the laws of 2005 enacting the
  September 11th worker  protection  task  force  act,  in  relation  to
  requiring  appointment of members, convening of meetings and extending
  the effectiveness of the provisions of such act

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

  Section  1.  Sections 4 and 5, paragraph (f) of section 9 and sections
10 and 11 of part B of chapter 104 of the laws  of  2005,  enacting  the
September  11th  worker  protection  task  force  act,  paragraph (f) of
section 9 as amended by chapter 93 of the laws of 2005  and  subdivision
11  as amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 2015, are amended to read as
follows:
  § 4. Time of appointment. The appointing authorities shall make  their
appointments  to  the  task  force  not later than thirty days after the
adjournment of  the  [2005]  2020  regular  legislative  session.    The
original  appointing  authority,  using  the  criteria  set  out in this
section for the original appointment shall fill a vacancy  on  the  task
force.
  §  5.  Time  of convention. The task force shall convene within ninety
days after the  adjournment  of  the  [2005]  2020  regular  legislative
session  and  meet [at least quarterly or more frequently at the call of
the chairperson] ON A BIANNUAL BASIS.
  (f) to identify and examine the  limitations  of  any  existing  laws,
regulations,  programs,  and services with regard to coverage, extent of
disability, process  for  determination,  INCLUDING  AVERAGE  PROCESSING
TIMES FOR CLAIMS OF DISABILITY AND NOTICES OF PARTICIPATION AND APPROVAL
RATES FOR SUCH CLAIMS AND NOTICES, adequacy of coverage and treatment of
specific  types  of  disabilities, INCLUDING LACK OF COVERAGE FOR PUBLIC
EMPLOYEES WHO PARTICIPATED IN RESCUE, RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS IN
EITHER A PROFESSIONAL OR VOLUNTEER CAPACITY BUT HAD NOT JOINED A RETIRE-
MENT SYSTEM AT THE TIME OF SUCH  PARTICIPATION,  APPEALS  PROCESSES  FOR
CLAIMS  BOTH  WITHIN  PUBLIC  RETIREMENT  SYSTEMS  AND THE COURT SYSTEM,

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

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