Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to governmental employees
|Mar 21, 2023
reported referred to ways and means
|Mar 06, 2023
referred to governmental employees
Assembly Bill A5201
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A5201 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5201 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the effect and rebuttal of certain medical presumptions relating to heart disease; provides that, for certain members, any condition of impairment of health caused by a disease of the heart, resulting in disability, shall be presumptive evidence that such disability was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty and the natural and proximate result of an accident.
2023-A5201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5201 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 6, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to certain medical presumptions applicable to members of the New York state and local employees' retirement system THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 363-a of the retirement and social security law, as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: 2. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or of any general, special, or local law to the contrary, any condition of impairment of health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death to a police officer, presently employed, and who shall have sustained such disability while so employed, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty AND THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT, unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence. § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new section 809 to read as follows: § 809. EFFECT AND REBUTTAL OF CERTAIN MEDICAL PRESUMPTIONS PERTAINING TO DISEASES OF THE HEART. A. THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO CERTAIN APPLI- CATIONS FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. IT SHALL APPLY ONLY TO APPLICATIONS THAT ARE SUBJECT UNDER THIS CHAPTER TO A PROVISION THAT ANY CONDITION OF IMPAIRMENT OF HEALTH CAUSED BY A DISEASE OF THE HEART, RESULTING IN DISABILITY, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE THAT SUCH DISABILITY WAS INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08408-02-3 A. 5201 2
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