senate Bill S4408

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 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
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 03, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1377
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

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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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 19, 2021

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S4408 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6732
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: S8071, A10614
2017-2018: S6529, S8782, A8326, A10723
2019-2020: S3801, S7534, A4436, A9926

S4408 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4408 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4408 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4408
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 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
   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.

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