senate Bill S1889B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for fire protection specialists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.294
substituted for a4084c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
amended 1889c
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.999
Apr 26, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 16, 2022 print number 1889b
Mar 16, 2022 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions
May 10, 2021 print number 1889a
May 10, 2021 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 16, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S1889B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 26, 2022 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S1889B
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

Co-Sponsors

S1889 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4084
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-g, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6261
2019-2020: S7286, A10022

S1889 - Summary

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for fire protection specialists.

S1889 - Sponsor Memo

S1889 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1889
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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, in  relation  to
   providing   accidental   disability   retirement   benefits  for  fire
   protection specialists

   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
 a new section 605-f to read as follows:
   § 605-F. ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SPECIAL-
 ISTS.    A.  A  MEMBER  EMPLOYED AS A FIRE PROTECTION SPECIALIST I, FIRE
 PROTECTION SPECIALIST II OR FIRE  PROTECTION  SPECIALIST  III  SHALL  BE
 ENTITLED  TO  AN  ACCIDENTAL  DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE IF, AT THE
 TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED, SUCH MEMBER IS:
   1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
 NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN  ACCIDENT,  UNLESS  THE  CONTRARY  BE
 PROVED  BY  COMPETENT  EVIDENCE,  NOT  CAUSED  BY HIS OR HER OWN WILLFUL
 NEGLIGENCE, SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
   2. ACTUALLY IN SERVICE UPON WHICH HIS  OR  HER  MEMBERSHIP  IS  BASED.
 HOWEVER,  IN  A  CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE SUBSE-
 QUENT TO THE ACCIDENT, EITHER VOLUNTARILY OR INVOLUNTARILY, AND PROVIDED
 THAT THE MEMBER MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
 SION, APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE  MEMBER
 IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE.
   B.  APPLICATION  FOR AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FOR
 SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:
   1. SUCH MEMBER; OR
   2. THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS EMPLOYED; OR
   3. ANY 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.
                                                            LBD06053-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1889A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4084
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-g, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6261
2019-2020: S7286, A10022

S1889A - Summary

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for fire protection specialists.

S1889A - Sponsor Memo

S1889A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1889--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, ADDABBO, JACKSON -- 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, in  relation  to
   providing   accidental   disability   retirement   benefits  for  fire
   protection specialists
 
   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
 a new section 605-f to read as follows:
   § 605-F. ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SPECIAL-
 ISTS.    A.  A  MEMBER  EMPLOYED AS A FIRE PROTECTION SPECIALIST I, FIRE
 PROTECTION SPECIALIST II OR FIRE  PROTECTION  SPECIALIST  III  SHALL  BE
 ENTITLED  TO  AN  ACCIDENTAL  DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE IF, AT THE
 TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED, SUCH MEMBER IS:
   1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
 NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN  ACCIDENT,  UNLESS  THE  CONTRARY  BE
 PROVED  BY  COMPETENT  EVIDENCE,  NOT  CAUSED  BY HIS OR HER OWN WILLFUL
 NEGLIGENCE, SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
   2. ACTUALLY IN SERVICE UPON WHICH HIS  OR  HER  MEMBERSHIP  IS  BASED.
 HOWEVER,  IN  A  CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE SUBSE-
 QUENT TO THE ACCIDENT, EITHER VOLUNTARILY OR INVOLUNTARILY, AND PROVIDED
 THAT THE MEMBER MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
 SION, APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE  MEMBER
 IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE.
   B.  APPLICATION  FOR AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FOR
 SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:
   1. SUCH MEMBER; OR
   2. THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS EMPLOYED; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S1889B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4084
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-g, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6261
2019-2020: S7286, A10022

S1889B - Summary

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for fire protection specialists.

S1889B - Sponsor Memo

S1889B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1889--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, ADDABBO, JACKSON -- 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 --  recommitted
   to  the  Committee  on  Civil  Service and Pensions in accordance with
   Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   providing  accidental  disability   retirement   benefits   for   fire
   protection specialists
 
   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
 a new section 605-g to read as follows:
   § 605-G. ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR FIRE PROTECTION SPECIAL-
 ISTS.  A. A MEMBER EMPLOYED AS A  FIRE  PROTECTION  SPECIALIST  I,  FIRE
 PROTECTION  SPECIALIST  II  OR  FIRE  PROTECTION SPECIALIST III SHALL BE
 ENTITLED TO AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE  IF,  AT  THE
 TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED, SUCH MEMBER IS:
   1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
 NATURAL  AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT  OF  AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE
 PROVED BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE, NOT CAUSED  BY  HIS  OR  HER  OWN  WILLFUL
 NEGLIGENCE, SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE
 RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
   2.  ACTUALLY  IN  SERVICE  UPON  WHICH HIS OR HER MEMBERSHIP IS BASED.
 HOWEVER, IN A CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED  FROM  SERVICE  SUBSE-
 QUENT TO THE ACCIDENT, EITHER VOLUNTARILY OR INVOLUNTARILY, AND PROVIDED
 THAT THE MEMBER MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
 SION,  APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE MEMBER
 IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06053-05-2
 S. 1889--B                          2

Co-Sponsors

S1889C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4084
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-g, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6261
2019-2020: S7286, A10022

S1889C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing accidental disability retirement benefits for fire protection specialists.

S1889C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1889C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1889--C
     Cal. No. 999
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SKOUFIS, ADDABBO, BROOKS, JACKSON, MANNION -- 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  commit-
   tee  --  recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee -- reported favorably from said committee  and  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Finance  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee,
   ordered to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a  second
   report  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its place in the order of
   second report
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
   providing   accidental   disability   retirement   benefits  for  fire
   protection specialists
 
   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
 a new section 607-l to read as follows:
   §  607-L. PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT; DIVISION OF HOME-
 LAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES. A. ANY EMPLOYEE OF THE DIVISION OF
 HOMELAND SECURITY AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES  IN  THE  TITLE  SERIES  FIRE
 PROTECTION  SPECIALIST  WHO BECOMES PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED
 FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE  RESULT  OF  AN
 INJURY  SUSTAINED  IN  THE PERFORMANCE OR DISCHARGE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES
 SHALL BE PAID A PERFORMANCE  OF  DUTY  DISABILITY  RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE
 EQUAL  TO  THAT WHICH IS PROVIDED IN SECTION SIXTY-THREE-B OF THIS CHAP-
 TER.
   B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY GENERAL  OR
 SPECIAL  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ANY  CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH
 CAUSED BY DISEASES OF THE HEART RESULTING IN DISABILITY OR DEATH  TO  AN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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