senate Bill S2034

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a dangerous employment benefit for law enforcement officers

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


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Jan 19, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

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S2034 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1233
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §65, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8826, A10984

S2034 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a dangerous employment benefit of five hundred thousand dollars for law enforcement officers who become seriously physically or mentally incapacitated or dies as the result of an injury, sustained in the performance or discharge of duties or as the natural and proximate result of an incident that occurred during such performance of duties.

S2034 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2034 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2034
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. AKSHAR, BORRELLO, BOYLE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, HELMING,
   JORDAN, LANZA, O'MARA, ORTT, RITCHIE, SERINO, TEDISCO  --  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
   establishing a dangerous employment benefit for law enforcement  offi-
   cers
 
   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 65 to read as follows:
   § 65. DANGEROUS  EMPLOYMENT  BENEFIT;  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICERS.  A.
 NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER LAW TO THE CONTRARY, EVERY
 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED WITHIN THE STATE SHALL RECEIVE  A  FIVE
 HUNDRED  THOUSAND  DOLLAR  DANGEROUS  EMPLOYMENT  BENEFIT  IF  HE OR SHE
 BECOMES SERIOUSLY PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED OR  DIES  AS  THE
 RESULT OF AN INJURY, SUSTAINED IN THE PERFORMANCE OR DISCHARGE OF DUTIES
 OR  AS  THE  NATURAL  AND  PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED
 DURING SUCH PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES.
   B. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER SHALL MEAN:
   1. A SWORN MEMBER OF THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE;
   2. SHERIFFS, UNDER-SHERIFFS, DEPUTY SHERIFFS OR  CORRECTIONS  OFFICERS
 OF COUNTIES OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK;
   3.  A  SWORN  OFFICER OF AN AUTHORIZED COUNTY OR COUNTY PARKWAY POLICE
 DEPARTMENT;
   4. A SWORN OFFICER OF AN AUTHORIZED POLICE DEPARTMENT OR  FORCE  OF  A
 CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR POLICE DISTRICT;
   5.  A SWORN OFFICER OF AN AUTHORIZED POLICE DEPARTMENT OF AN AUTHORITY
 OR A SWORN OFFICER OF THE STATE REGIONAL PARK POLICE IN  THE  OFFICE  OF
 PARKS AND RECREATION;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02240-01-1

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