assembly Bill A6767A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows claims for benefits for death or disability due to vascular rupture

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.752
substituted for s4562a
Jun 03, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.355
rules report cal.355
reported
Jun 01, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 19, 2021 print number 6767a
May 19, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
Mar 29, 2021 referred to local governments

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A6767 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4562
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, Vol Ffs Ben L

A6767 - Summary

Allows claims for benefits for death or disability due to vascular rupture.

A6767 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6767
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation  to
   death  or  disability due to vascular rupture; and to repeal section 4
   of chapter 668 of the laws of 1977, amending the volunteer  firefight-
   ers'  benefit law relating to disability due to disease or malfunction
   of the heart or coronary  arteries,  in  relation  to  making  certain
   provisions permanent
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "Chief
 James Brooks Jr. Act".
   § 2. The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 61 of the volun-
 teer  firefighters' benefit law, the section heading as added by chapter
 668 of the laws of 1977, and subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 476  of
 the laws of 2018, are amended to read as follows:
   Death or disability due to disease or malfunction of heart or coronary
 arteries  OR  DUE TO VASCULAR RUPTURE; claims and procedures. 1. A claim
 for benefits for the death or disability of a volunteer firefighter  due
 to  disease  or  malfunction  of  the  heart  or of one or more coronary
 arteries OR A CLAIM FOR BENEFITS FOR THE DEATH OR DISABILITY OF A VOLUN-
 TEER FIREFIGHTER DUE  TO  VASCULAR  RUPTURE  filed  in  accordance  with
 section  forty-one  of  this  chapter,  shall not be denied provided the
 claimant introduces evidence which establishes that  a  volunteer  fire-
 fighter  suffered  disease or malfunction of the heart or of one or more
 coronary arteries, OR VASCULAR RUPTURE, which caused the disablement  or
 death   of   the   volunteer  firefighter,  and  that  such  disease  or
 malfunction, OR VASCULAR RUPTURE, resulted from the  duties  and  activ-
 ities  in  which  the  volunteer firefighter was engaged as set forth in
 section five of this chapter for which benefits shall be paid, unless it
 can be shown by substantial evidence to the contrary that the duties and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6767A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4562
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, Vol Ffs Ben L

A6767A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows claims for benefits for death or disability due to vascular rupture.

A6767A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6767--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. WOERNER, SIMPSON, JENSEN, DURSO, GANDOLFO -- read
   once  and  referred to the Committee on Local Governments -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation  to
   death or disability due to vascular rupture

   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 61 of  the
 volunteer  firefighters'  benefit  law,  the section heading as added by
 chapter 668 of the laws of 1977, and subdivision 1 as amended by chapter
 476 of the laws of 2018, are amended to read as follows:
   Death or disability due to disease or malfunction of heart or coronary
 arteries OR DUE TO VASCULAR RUPTURE; claims and procedures. 1.  A  claim
 for  benefits for the death or disability of a volunteer firefighter due
 to disease or malfunction of the  heart  or  of  one  or  more  coronary
 arteries OR A CLAIM FOR BENEFITS FOR THE DEATH OR DISABILITY OF A VOLUN-
 TEER  FIREFIGHTER  DUE  TO  VASCULAR  RUPTURE  filed  in accordance with
 section forty-one of this chapter, shall  not  be  denied  provided  the
 claimant  introduces  evidence  which establishes that a volunteer fire-
 fighter suffered disease or malfunction of the heart or of one  or  more
 coronary  arteries, OR VASCULAR RUPTURE, which caused the disablement or
 death  of  the  volunteer  firefighter,  and  that   such   disease   or
 malfunction,  OR  VASCULAR  RUPTURE, resulted from the duties and activ-
 ities in which the volunteer firefighter was engaged  as  set  forth  in
 section five of this chapter for which benefits shall be paid, unless it
 can be shown by substantial evidence to the contrary that the duties and
 activities  of  the  volunteer  firefighter in which the volunteer fire-
 fighter was engaged at the time  of  such  disease  or  malfunction,  OR
 VASCULAR  RUPTURE, did not cause or precipitate such disease or malfunc-
 tion, OR VASCULAR RUPTURE; and further provided that the injury did  not
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.