senate Bill S9370

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to presumptive evidence for individuals who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery and clean-up operations

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Current Bill Status Via A9922 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2022 signed chap.559
Sep 08, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1726
substituted for s9370
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a9922a
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1726
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2022 referred to labor

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S9370 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9922
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §169, Work Comp L

S9370 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to presumptive evidence for individuals who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery and clean-up operations; provides that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Trade Center Health Program Certification shall be deemed to be presumptive medical evidence of a causation of a qualifying condition.

S9370 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9370 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9370
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation  to  presump-
   tive  evidence  for  individuals  who  participated in the World Trade
   Center rescue, recovery and clean-up operations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new
 section 169 to read as follows:
   § 169. PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE. 1. THE BOARD  SHALL  ACCEPT  THE  CERTIF-
 ICATIONS  OF  THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION WORLD TRADE
 CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM AS PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE OF CAUSATION OF  CERTIFIED
 ILLNESSES  PURSUANT  TO  42 USC 300MM FOR CLAIMS FILED FOR CONDITIONS OF
 IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH OR DEATH PURSUANT TO A QUALIFYING CONDITION.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION EIGHTEEN OR TWENTY-EIGHT OF  THIS  CHAPTER,
 ANY  CLAIMANT  WHO FILED A CLAIM OR CLAIMS THAT WERE DENIED PRIOR TO THE
 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION MAY REFILE SUCH CLAIM  OR  CLAIMS  WITHIN
 TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15101-04-2


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