|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 19, 2021||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S2034
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2034 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S2034 SPONSOR: AKSHAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to establishing a dangerous employment benefit for law enforcement officers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a dangerous employment benefit for law enforcement offi- cers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the retirement and social security law to add a five hundred thousand dollar dangerous employment benefit for law enforcement officers if they become seriously physically or mentally incapacitated or die as the result of result of an injury sustained in the performance of their duties.
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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