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Performance of duty disability retirement
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
§ 207-n. Performance of duty disability retirement. Notwithstanding
the provisions of any general, special or local law or administrative
code to the contrary, but except for the purposes of the workers'
compensation law and the labor law, a paid member of the uniformed force
of a paid correction department, where such paid member is drawn from
competitive civil service lists, who successfully passed a physical
examination on entry into the service of such department, who contracts
HIV (where there may have been exposure to a bodily fluid of an
incarcerated individual or any person confined in an institution under
the jurisdiction of the department of corrections and community
supervision, or the department of health, or any person who has been
committed to such institution by any court as a natural and proximate
result of an act of any incarcerated individual or person described
above, that may have involved transmission of a specified transmissible
disease from an incarcerated individual or person described above to the
member), tuberculosis or hepatitis will be presumed to have contracted
such disease in the performance or discharge of his or her duties,
unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence.