assembly Bill A5885

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Povides that each fire district, department or company required to provide enhanced cancer disability benefits for volunteer fire fighters shall be entitled to reimbursement by the state

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May 10, 2022 held for consideration in local governments
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local governments
Mar 01, 2021 referred to local governments

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A5885 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6344
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §205-ccc, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4935, S5684

A5885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that each fire district, department or company required to provide enhanced cancer disability benefits for volunteer fire fighters pursuant to section two hundred five-cc of the general municipal law shall be entitled to reimbursement by the state for payments made in order to obtain the insurance coverage necessary to satisfy the requirements of section two hundred five-cc of the general municipal law.

A5885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5885
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HAWLEY -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing that
   each fire district, department or company required to provide enhanced
   cancer  disability  benefits  for  volunteer fire fighters pursuant to
   section two hundred five-cc of the  general  municipal  law  shall  be
   entitled  to  reimbursement by the state for payments made in order to
   obtain the insurance coverage necessary to satisfy the requirements of
   section two hundred five-cc of the general municipal law
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 205-ccc to read as follows:
   § 205-CCC. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER ENHANCED CANCER  DISABILITY  BENEFIT;
 REIMBURSEMENT.  1. EACH FIRE DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OR COMPANY REQUIRED TO
 PROVIDE ENHANCED CANCER DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE  FIGHTERS
 PURSUANT  TO  SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIVE-CC OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE ENTI-
 TLED TO REIMBURSEMENT BY THE STATE FOR PAYMENTS MADE IN ORDER TO  OBTAIN
 THE  INSURANCE  COVERAGE  NECESSARY  TO SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH
 SECTION.
   2. EACH FIRE DISTRICT,  DEPARTMENT  OR  COMPANY  REQUIRED  TO  PROVIDE
 ENHANCED  CANCER  DISABILITY  BENEFITS  PURSUANT  TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED
 FIVE-CC OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR  AN  ANNUAL  REIMBURSEMENT
 UPON  APPLICATION,  WHICH MUST INCLUDE PROOF OF SUCH POLICIES HELD  BY A
 DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OR COMPANY, TO THE OFFICE OF  FIRE  PREVENTION  AND
 CONTROL.  THE  OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL SHALL MAKE DETERMI-
 NATIONS RELATED TO APPROVING OR DENYING SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS AND ISSUE
 APPROPRIATE REIMBURSEMENTS.
   3. THE OFFICE OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH A UNIFORM APPLICATION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01998-01-1