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9/11 Health - News and Events - Legislation

2010 Legislation Enacted in New York State

To see the complete laws, visit New York State Legislative Information, enter the bill number and click on "Chapter."

A10741/S7456

Increases September 11 Workers' Protection Task Force to 20 members, including the Medical Director of the Mount Sinai Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Also extends Task Force to June 10, 2015

Lead Sponsors Mr. ABBATE in the Assembly and Ms. SAVINO in the Senate

Pending Legislation in New York State

For more information about this legislation, including sponsors and the status of the bills as of today, visit New York State Legislative Information and enter the bill number. Contact your local Assembly member or state Senator.

A673

Provides victims of the World Trade Center attack and family members with Family Health Plus except that employer does not receive additional subsidy.

Lead Sponsors Mr. CAHILL in the Assembly
Status: Referred to Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services

A4527

Includes certain workers in New York City vehicle repair shops within the definition of participant in WTC rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

Lead Sponsors

Mr. JOHN in the Assembly

Status:

Referred to Assembly Standing Committee on Labor

S508

Provides for presumptive eligibility for workers' compensation for certain persons engaged in WTC rescue, recovery or cleanup operations.

Lead Sponsors

Mr. LANZA in the Senate

Status:

Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee

S712

Provides that where death is caused by injuries relating to terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001 the certificate of death shall indicate such information.

Lead Sponsors

Mr. ADAMS in the Senate

Status:

Referred to Senate Health Committee

Notes: Pending legislation remains active until the end of the current legislative session in 2010. For further information, please contact the Mayor's Office.

2009 Legislation Enacted in New York State

A7122C/S3325B

Extends the time for filing a claim against a public corporation for injuries from participation in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup.

Lead Sponsors Mr. Spano in the Assembly and Ms. STEWART-COUSINS in the Senate.

2008 Legislation Enacted in New York State

To see the complete laws, visit New York State Legislative Information, enter the bill number and click on the link marked "chapter."

A11730/S8676

Relates to accidental disability benefits for people who participated in WTC rescue, recovery and clean-up operations. Became law August 7, 2008.

Lead Sponsors Mr. SILVER in the Assembly and Mr. GOLDEN in the Senate

2007 Legislation Enacted in New York State

To see the complete laws, visit New York State Legislative Information, enter the bill number and click on the link marked "chapter."

A9489/S6521

Amends Workers' Compensation Law to make provisions for the deaths or permanent or temporary (partial or total) disabilities of employees of voluntary hospitals due to accident or disablement resulting from an occupational disease or injury occurring as a result of rescue activity in connection with the World Trade Center attacks. Became law October 31, 2007.

Lead Sponsors Ms. JOHN in the Assembly and Mr. MAZIARZ in the Senate.

A9138A/S6099  Relates to the notices to be filed with the retirement system relating to the presumptive eligibility of certain employees for an accidental disability for injury or illness directly related to the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Became law August 1, 2007.
Lead Sponsors Mr. ABBATE in the Assembly and Mr. GOLDEN in the Senate

A6621/S3039 Provides for reimbursement for unreimbursed or unreimbursable counseling expense or indebtedness incurred by relief workers who worked at the WTC site in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; and provides for waiver of certain surrogate's filing fees related to the estates or affairs of persons missing or deceased as a result of such attacks.  Became law April 17, 2007.
Lead Sponsors Mr. SILVER in the Assembly and Mr. MALTESE in the Senate

A5780/S4895 Provides disability benefits to those persons who repaired, cleaned or rehabilitated vehicles or equipment owned by the city of New York contaminated by debris resulting from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.  Became law July 3, 2007.
Lead Sponsors Mr. ABBATE in the Assembly and Mr. GOLDEN in the Senate


A4940/S4067 Extends to August 14, 2008 the time for filing the form to qualify for certain benefits related to the World Trade Center.  Became law July 3, 2007.
Lead Sponsors Mr. BING in the Assembly and Mr. LANZA in the Senate

A4697/S2509  Provides an accidental death benefit related to the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001; makes technical corrections to certain provisions of law related thereto.  Became law March 13, 2007.
Lead Sponsors Mr. SILVER in the Assembly and Mr. GOLDEN in the Senate

 
 

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