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Disabilities of policemen and firemen in certain cities
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
* § 207-k. Disabilities of policemen and firemen in certain cities. a.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or local law or
administrative code to the contrary, but except for the purposes of
sections two hundred seven-a and two hundred seven-c of this article,
the workers' compensation law and the labor law, any condition of
impairment of health caused by diseases of the heart, or by a stroke,
resulting in total or partial disability or death to a paid member of
the uniformed force of a paid police department or fire department,
where such paid policemen or firemen are drawn from competitive civil
service lists, who successfully passed a physical examination on entry
into the service of such respective department, which examination failed
to reveal any evidence of such condition, shall be presumptive evidence
that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty, unless
the contrary be proved by competent evidence.

b. The provisions of this section shall remain in full force and
effect to and including the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred

* NB Expired July 1, 1995 per subdivision 2; see retirement and social
security law § 480 for expiration

* NB There are 2 § 207-k's