senate Bill S4562A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A6767 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.752
substituted for s4562a
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by a6767a
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 4562a
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.752
Feb 05, 2021 referred to local government

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S4562 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6767
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, Vol Ffs Ben L

S4562 - Summary

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

S4562 - Sponsor Memo

S4562 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4562
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BROOKS, STEC -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 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.

Co-Sponsors

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S4562A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6767
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, Vol Ffs Ben L

S4562A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4562A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4562A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4562--A
     Cal. No. 752
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BROOKS, STEC, BORRELLO, GAUGHRAN, JORDAN, MATTERA --
   read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Local Government  --  reported  favorably  from  said
   committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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