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File #: Int 0602-2005    Version: * Name: Health insurance coverage for the surviving spouse or domestic partner and children of deceased uniformed correctional and sanitation workers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil Service and Labor
On agenda: 3/23/2005
Enactment date: 4/28/2005 Law number: 2005/034
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to health insurance coverage for the surviving spouse or domestic partner and children of deceased uniformed correctional and sanitation workers.
Sponsors: Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Maria Baez, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Alan J. Gerson, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Allan W. Jennings, Jr., Miguel Martinez, Michael E. McMahon, Hiram Monserrate, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., James Sanders, Jr., Kendall Stewart, David I. Weprin, Larry B. Seabrook, (by request of the Mayor), G. Oliver Koppell, Bill Perkins, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 21
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Transcript, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4/12/05, 5. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
4/29/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/12/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/12/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/29/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. Committee on Civil Service and Labor Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/29/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. Committee on Civil Service and Labor Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/23/2005*Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 602

 

By Council Members Addabbo Jr., Baez, Comrie, Fidler, Gerson, Gonzalez, James, Jennings, Martinez, McMahon, Monserrate, Palma, Recchia Jr., Sanders Jr., Stewart, Weprin, Seabrook, Koppell, Perkins (by request of the Mayor) and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to health insurance coverage for the surviving spouse or domestic partner and children of deceased uniformed correctional and sanitation workers.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Subparagraph (i) of paragraph 2 of subdivision b of section 12-126 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as last amended by local law number 3 for the year 2004, is amended to read as follows:

(i) Where the death of a member of the uniformed forces of the police or fire departments is or was the natural and proximate result of an accident or injury sustained while in the performance of duty, the surviving spouse or domestic partner, until he or she dies, and the children under the age of nineteen years and any such child who is enrolled on a full-time basis in a program of undergraduate study in an accredited degree-granting institution of higher education until such child completes his or her educational program or reaches the age of twenty-three years, whichever comes first, shall be afforded the right to health insurance coverage, and health insurance coverage which is predicated on the insured’s enrollment in the hospital and medical program for the aged and disabled under the social security act, as is provided for city employees, city retirees and their dependents as set forth in paragraph one of this subdivision.  The mayor may, in his or her discretion, authorize the provision of such health insurance coverage for the surviving spouses, domestic partners and children of uniformed correctional and sanitation employees who died on or after November first, nineteen hundred and ninety-six and before  [January twenty-seventh, two thousand four] February eighth, two thousand five and the surviving spouses, domestic partners and children of employees of the fleet services division of the police department who died on or after October first, nineteen hundred and ninety-eight and before April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-nine as a natural and proximate result of an accident or injury sustained while in the performance of duty, subject to the same terms, conditions and limitations set forth in this section.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment.