senate Bill S8860

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state auxiliary officer death benefit fund

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 31, 2020 referred to rules

S8860 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10996
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-ii, St Fin L

S8860 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state auxiliary officer death benefit fund to provide a death benefit to the families of auxiliary officers who died in the line of duty during the state of emergency declared by the governor pursuant to section twenty-nine of the executive law beginning March 7, 2020.

S8860 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8860 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8860
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 31, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  establishing  the
   New York state auxiliary officer death benefit fund
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  "Anthony's
 law".
   § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-ii to
 read as follows:
   §  99-II.  NEW  YORK  STATE  AUXILIARY  OFFICER DEATH BENEFIT FUND. 1.
 THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT  CUSTODY  OF  THE  STATE  COMP-
 TROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A
 SPECIAL  FUND  TO BE KNOWN AS THE NEW YORK STATE AUXILIARY OFFICER DEATH
 BENEFIT FUND. MONEYS IN THIS FUND SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE AND NOT COMMIN-
 GLED WITH ANY OTHER MONEYS IN THE CUSTODY OF  THE  COMPTROLLER  AND  THE
 COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.
   2.  SUCH  FUND  SHALL CONSIST OF THE MONEYS TRANSFERRED THERETO BY THE
 COMPTROLLER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
   3. ALL MONEYS IN THE NEW YORK STATE AUXILIARY  OFFICER  DEATH  BENEFIT
 FUND  SHALL BE AVAILABLE, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, FOR THE PAYMENT OF A
 DEATH BENEFIT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO  AUXIL-
 IARY OFFICERS WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY DURING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY
 DECLARED  BY  THE GOVERNOR PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-NINE OF THE EXECU-
 TIVE LAW BEGINNING MARCH SEVENTH,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY.  SUCH  BENEFIT
 SHALL  BE  PAID  TO  THE  SURVIVING SPOUSE AND CHILDREN OF THE AUXILIARY
 OFFICER AND SHALL BE DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN THE  SURVIVING  SPOUSE  AND
 EACH  CHILD;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT IF THERE IS NO SURVIVING SPOUSE,
 SUCH BENEFIT SHALL BE PAID TO THE CHILDREN OF THE AUXILIARY OFFICER  AND
 SHALL BE DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN SUCH CHILDREN. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION,  "AUXILIARY OFFICER" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER OF AN AUXILIARY POLICE
 ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED BY LOCAL LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17035-01-0

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