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SECTION 207-Q*2
Disabilities of emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency medical technicians in certain cities
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
* § 207-q. Disabilities of emergency medical technicians or advanced
emergency medical technicians in certain cities. a. Disabilities of
persons performing emergency medical services in certain cities.
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, any condition of impairment
of health caused by diseases of the heart resulting in total or partial
disability or death to a paid employee of a fire department who performs
the functions of an emergency medical technician or advanced emergency
medical technician in a city with a population of one million or more,
where such employee is drawn from competitive civil service lists, who
successfully passed a physical examination on entry into the service of
such department, which examination failed to reveal any evidence of such
condition, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the
performance 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, two thousand three.

* NB Expired July 1, 2003 per subdivision 2; see retirement and social
security law § 480 for expiration

* NB There are 2 § 207-q's