senate Bill S6093A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.609
substituted for a7004a
Jun 01, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1757
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 08, 2022 print number 6093a
Feb 08, 2022 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions
Apr 08, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Co-Sponsors

S6093 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7004
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §363-a, add §809, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5988, A7907

S6093 - Summary

Relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, 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.

S6093 - Sponsor Memo

S6093 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6093
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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
   certain medical presumptions applicable to members  of  the  New  York
   state and local employees' retirement system

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 363-a of the retirement and social
 security law, as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of 2016, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this chapter or of any general,
 special, or local law to the contrary, any condition  of  impairment  of
 health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death
 to  a  police  officer, presently employed, and who shall have sustained
 such disability while so employed, shall be presumptive evidence that it
 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty  AND  THE  NATURAL
 AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT  OF AN ACCIDENT, unless the contrary be proved by
 competent evidence.
   § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
 section 809 to read as follows:
   § 809. EFFECT AND REBUTTAL OF CERTAIN MEDICAL PRESUMPTIONS  PERTAINING
 TO  DISEASES OF THE HEART. A. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO CERTAIN APPLI-
 CATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES MADE BY OR ON BEHALF  OF  A
 MEMBER  OF  THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR
 THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND  FIRE  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM.    IT
 SHALL  APPLY ONLY TO APPLICATIONS THAT ARE SUBJECT UNDER THIS CHAPTER TO
 A PROVISION THAT ANY CONDITION OF  IMPAIRMENT  OF  HEALTH  CAUSED  BY  A
 DISEASE  OF  THE  HEART,  RESULTING  IN DISABILITY, 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10747-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S6093A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7004
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §363-a, add §809, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5988, A7907

S6093A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, 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.

S6093A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6093A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6093--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, MAYER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
   Pensions -- recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
   in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   certain medical presumptions applicable to members  of  the  New  York
   state and local employees' retirement system
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 363-a of the retirement and social
 security law, as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of 2016, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this chapter or of any general,
 special, or local law to the contrary, any condition  of  impairment  of
 health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death
 to  a  police  officer, presently employed, and who shall have sustained
 such disability while so employed, shall be presumptive evidence that it
 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty  AND  THE  NATURAL
 AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT  OF AN ACCIDENT, unless the contrary be proved by
 competent evidence.
   § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
 section 809 to read as follows:
   § 809. EFFECT AND REBUTTAL OF CERTAIN MEDICAL PRESUMPTIONS  PERTAINING
 TO  DISEASES OF THE HEART. A. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO CERTAIN APPLI-
 CATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES MADE BY OR ON BEHALF  OF  A
 MEMBER  OF  THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR
 THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND  FIRE  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM.    IT
 SHALL  APPLY ONLY TO APPLICATIONS THAT ARE SUBJECT UNDER THIS CHAPTER TO
 A PROVISION THAT ANY CONDITION OF  IMPAIRMENT  OF  HEALTH  CAUSED  BY  A
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10747-05-2

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