assembly Bill A6732

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs

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Current Bill Status Via S4408 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 29, 2021 signed chap.533
Oct 18, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.458
substituted for a6732
Jun 07, 2021 substituted by s4408
rules report cal.458
reported
Jun 03, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 29, 2021 referred to governmental employees

Votes

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Jun 1, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4408
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 19, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4408
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 19, 2021

A6732 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4408
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§63-g, 63-h, 607-j & 607-k, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10614, S8071
2017-2018: A8326, A10723, S6529, S8782
2019-2020: A4436, A9926, S3801, S7534

A6732 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs.

A6732 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6732
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   disability benefits for firefighters employed by the division of mili-
   tary and naval affairs
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
 two new sections 63-g and 63-h to read as follows:
   §  63-G.  PERFORMANCE  OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. A. ANY MEMBER OF
 THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION  OF  MILITARY  AND  NAVAL
 AFFAIRS  SHALL  BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
 SECTION IF HE OR SHE IS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIRE-
 FIGHTER I, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III  OR  TRAINING
 AND SAFETY OFFICER.
   B.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL OR
 SPECIAL LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  ANY  MEMBER  WHO  BECOMES  PHYSICALLY  OR
 MENTALLY  INCAPACITATED  AS THE RESULT OF A DISABILITY, WHO IS PRESENTLY
 EMPLOYED AND WHO SHALL HAVE SUSTAINED SUCH DISABILITY WHILE SO  EMPLOYED
 AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDED THAT SUCH
 DISABILITY  OR  DEATH (A) WAS CAUSED BY THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT
 OF A DISABILITY, NOT CAUSED BY SUCH FIREFIGHTER'S OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE
 AND (B) WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE  OF  DUTY,  UNLESS
 THE  CONTRARY  BE PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE, SHALL BE PAID A PERFORM-
 ANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT  BENEFIT  PAYABLE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
 SECTION.
   C.  APPLICATION FOR A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOW-
 ANCE FOR SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:
   1. SUCH MEMBER;
   2. THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS EMPLOYED; OR
   3. SOME PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF AND AUTHORIZED BY SUCH MEMBER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.