senate Bill S791

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a supplemental burial allowance for certain first responders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S791 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7036
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §354-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5841

S791 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a supplemental burial allowance for certain first responders.

S791 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S791 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    791
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a supple-
   mental burial allowance for certain first responders

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 354-b of
 the executive law, as amended by section 1 of part C of chapter  328  of
 the laws of 2014, are amended to read as follows:
   New  York state supplemental burial allowance for members of the armed
 forces of the United States killed in combat or duty subject to  hostile
 fire  or  imminent  danger,  as  defined in 37 USC § 310 AND FOR CERTAIN
 CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDERS.  1. As used in this section, "parent"  means
 a  father,  a  mother,  a  father  through  adoption,  a  mother through
 adoption, or an individual who, for a period of not less than one  year,
 at  any time before the decedent's entry into active military service OR
 AT ANY TIME BEFORE SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE,  stood  in  the
 relationship  of  a  parent  to  a  decedent  who died in combat or duty
 subject to hostile fire or imminent danger, as defined in 37 USC §  310,
 or  who  died  from  a wound incurred in combat or while serving on duty
 subject to hostile fire or imminent danger, as defined in 37 USC §  310,
 OR  WHO WAS A CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDER WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF A CERTI-
 FIED WORLD TRADE CENTER MEDICAL CONDITION or, if two  persons  stood  in
 the  relationship  of a parent for one year or more, the person who bore
 the expenses of the funeral of the decedent.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01121-01-1

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