senate Bill S8537

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing a heart disease presumption for certain fire marshals in Nassau county

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Jun 09, 2020 referred to rules

S8537 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10730
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g & 605-f, R & SS L

S8537 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing a heart disease presumption for a fire marshal, supervising fire marshal, division supervising fire marshal, assistant chief fire marshal, chief fire marshal or fire marshal trainee employed by Nassau county.

S8537 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8537 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8537

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  providing  a  heart  disease  presumption for certain fire marshals 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 63-g to read as follows:
  § 63-G. DISABILITY BENEFITS; CERTAIN DISABILITIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE
CONTRARY,  ANY  MEMBER  WHO IS A FIRE MARSHAL, SUPERVISING FIRE MARSHAL,
DIVISION SUPERVISING FIRE MARSHAL, ASSISTANT CHIEF FIRE  MARSHAL,  CHIEF
FIRE  MARSHAL  OR  FIRE  MARSHAL  TRAINEE  EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY WHO
CONTRACTS ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED  BY  DISEASES  OF
THE HEART, RESULTING IN DISABILITY OR DEATH TO SUCH FIRE MARSHAL, SUPER-
VISING  FIRE MARSHAL, DIVISION SUPERVISING FIRE MARSHAL, ASSISTANT CHIEF
FIRE MARSHAL, CHIEF FIRE MARSHAL  OR  FIRE  MARSHAL  TRAINEE,  PRESENTLY
EMPLOYED,  AND  WHO  SHALL  HAVE  SUSTAINED  SUCH  DISABILITY  WHILE  SO
EMPLOYED,  SHALL  BE  PRESUMPTIVE  EVIDENCE  THAT  SUCH  DISABILITY  WAS
INCURRED  IN  THE  PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND THE NATURAL AND
PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE PROVED BY COMPE-
TENT EVIDENCE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO SERVICE, SUCH
FIRE  MARSHAL,  SUPERVISING  FIRE  MARSHAL,  DIVISION  SUPERVISING  FIRE
MARSHAL,  ASSISTANT  CHIEF  FIRE  MARSHAL,  CHIEF  FIRE  MARSHAL OR FIRE
MARSHAL TRAINEE  SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION WHICH FAILED
TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF ANY DISEASE OR OTHER IMPAIRMENT OF THE HEART.
  § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 605-f to read as follows:
  § 605-F. DISABILITY BENEFITS;  CERTAIN  DISABILITIES.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO
THE  CONTRARY,  ANY  MEMBER  WHO  IS  A  FIRE  MARSHAL, SUPERVISING FIRE
MARSHAL,  DIVISION  SUPERVISING  FIRE  MARSHAL,  ASSISTANT  CHIEF   FIRE
MARSHAL,  CHIEF  FIRE MARSHAL OR FIRE MARSHAL TRAINEE EMPLOYED BY NASSAU

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

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