senate Bill S6972

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain lung disabilities incurred by members of the New York city transit authority in certain cases

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2021 vetoed memo.87
Dec 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.629
substituted for a7817
Jun 02, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1412
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2021 referred to cities 1

S6972 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7817
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §13-168.1, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10712

S6972 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain lung disabilities incurred by members of the New York city transit authority in certain cases; provides that any lung condition resulting in total or partial disability or death to a member of the New York city transit authority, or its subsidiary corporation, where such member successfully passed a physical examination on entry into such service or subsequent thereto, which exam failed to reveal evidence of such condition, shall be presumed to have been incurred in the performance and discharge of duty.

S6972 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6972 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6972
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to certain lung disabilities incurred by members of  the  New
   York city transit authority in certain cases

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
 by adding a new section 13-168.1 to read as follows:
   § 13-168.1 TRANSIT AUTHORITY MEMBERS; PRESUMPTION IN CERTAIN DISEASES.
 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL
 OR  LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, ANY
 CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF  HEALTH  CAUSED  BY  DISEASES  OF  THE  LUNG,
 RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY OR DEATH TO A MEMBER OF THE NEW
 YORK  CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, OR A MEMBER OF ITS SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION,
 AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED THREE-A OF THE  PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES
 LAW,  WHERE  SUCH  MEMBER  SUCCESSFULLY PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON
 ENTRY INTO SUCH SERVICE OR SUBSEQUENT THERETO, WHICH EXAMINATION  FAILED
 TO  REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE OF SUCH CONDITION, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE
 THAT IT WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   SUMMARY OF BILL: This proposed legislation would amend the Administra-
 tive Code of the City of New York (ACCNY) to add a new Section  13-168.1
 to  provide  a statutory presumption to Tier 1 and Tier 2 members of the
 New York City Employees' Retirement  System  (NYCERS)  who  are  Transit
 Authority   employees,  and  who  become  physically  incapacitated  for
 performance of duty, or die, due to lung disease.
   In determining whether qualifying lung disease was caused  by  employ-
 ment  for  the  Transit Authority, the diagnosis of lung disease, absent
 evidence of such condition upon examination at hire, would  be  presump-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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