senate Bill S9294A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to disability claims for a qualifying World Trade Center condition

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2022 signed chap.561
Sep 08, 2022 delivered to governor
May 24, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.434
substituted for a10416
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1469
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2022 print number 9294a
May 18, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 12, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions

S9294 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10416
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L; amd §§162 & 168, Work Comp L

S9294 - Summary

Extends the deadline for filing disability claims for a qualifying World Trade Center condition.

S9294 - Sponsor Memo

S9294 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9294
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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 and the workers'
   compensation law, in relation  to  participants  in  the  World  Trade
   Center rescue
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
 ment and social security law, as amended by chapter 425 of the  laws  of
 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  "Qualifying World Trade Center condition" shall mean a qualifying
 condition or impairment of health resulting in disability  to  a  member
 who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup oper-
 ations  for  a  qualifying  period,  as  those  terms are defined below,
 provided the following conditions have been met:  (i)  such  member,  or
 eligible beneficiary in the case of the member's death, must have either
 filed  a written and sworn statement with the member's retirement system
 on a form provided by such system, or as allowed by the member's retire-
 ment system, electronically submitted a statement on a form provided  by
 such  system  through  a secure online portal maintained by the member's
 retirement system that has duly validated the member's  identity,  indi-
 cating  the  underlying dates and locations of employment not later than
 September eleventh, two thousand [twenty-two] TWENTY-SIX, and (ii)  such
 member  has  either successfully passed a physical examination for entry
 into public service, or  authorized  release  of  all  relevant  medical
 records,  if the member did not undergo a physical examination for entry
 into public service; and (iii) there is no evidence  of  the  qualifying
 condition or impairment of health that formed the basis for the disabil-
 ity in such physical examination for entry into public service or in the
 relevant  medical records, prior to September eleventh, two thousand one
 except for such member, or eligible  beneficiary  in  the  case  of  the
 member's death, of a local retirement system of a city with a population
 of one million or more that is covered by section 13-551 of the adminis-
 trative  code of the city of New York, or by section twenty-five hundred
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S9294A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10416
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L; amd §§162 & 168, Work Comp L

S9294A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the deadline for filing disability claims for a qualifying World Trade Center condition.

S9294A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9294A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9294--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law and the  workers'
   compensation law, in relation to extending the deadline for submission
   of  a  notice  that  a  member of a retirement system  participated in
   World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
 ment  and  social security law, as amended by chapter 425 of the laws of
 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) "Qualifying World Trade Center condition" shall mean a  qualifying
 condition  or  impairment  of health resulting in disability to a member
 who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup oper-
 ations for a qualifying  period,  as  those  terms  are  defined  below,
 provided  the  following  conditions  have been met: (i) such member, or
 eligible beneficiary in the case of the member's death, must have either
 filed a written and sworn statement with the member's retirement  system
 on a form provided by such system, or as allowed by the member's retire-
 ment  system, electronically submitted a statement on a form provided by
 such system through a secure online portal maintained  by  the  member's
 retirement  system  that has duly validated the member's identity, indi-
 cating the underlying dates and locations of employment not  later  than
 September  eleventh, two thousand [twenty-two] TWENTY-SIX, and (ii) such
 member has either successfully passed a physical examination  for  entry
 into  public  service,  or  authorized  release  of all relevant medical
 records, if the member did not undergo a physical examination for  entry
 into  public  service;  and (iii) there is no evidence of the qualifying
 condition or impairment of health that formed the basis for the disabil-
 ity in such physical examination for entry into public service or in the
 relevant medical records, prior to September eleventh, two thousand  one
 except  for  such  member,  or  eligible  beneficiary in the case of the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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