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2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
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By Member Gregory Anderson
February 1, 2020

THE 2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED WITH THE NYS FIRE ALLIANCE OF THE NEW YORK STATE
ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS, NEW YORK STATE FIRE DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION, FIREMAN'S ASSOCIATION STATE OF NEW YORK,
COUNTY FIRE COORDINATORS, VOLUNTEER FIRE POLICE ASSOCIATION AND FIRE MARSHALS & INSPECTORS ASSOCIATION.
ATTACHED ARE THE NYS FIRE ALLIANCE "ISSUES OF UNITED CONCERN"
WE HAVE HAD SOME SUCCESS IN GETTING LEGISLATION PASSED AND SIGNED BY GOVERNOR:
1. CHAPTER#58 - BOTH THE HEART AND LUNG COVERAGE HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER 5 YEARS.
2. CHAPTER#29 - PINE BARRENS CONSERVATION LAW.
3. CHAPTER#73 - DIRECT DIALING OF PUBLIC ANSWERING POINTS (PSAPS)
4. CHAPTER#88 - RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF PFAS FOR FIREFIGHTING ACTIVITIES.
5. CHAPTER#113 - SERVICE AWARD POINT CREDIT DURING STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY.
6. CHAPTER#474 - MAXIMUM CONTRIBUTION TO SERVICE AWARD PROGRAMS (2019)
7. CHAPTER#679 - FIRE INSPECTIONS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS (2019)
8. CHAPTER#738 - ENHANCED CANCER DISABILITY COVERAGE VERIFICATION (2019)
BILLS THAT WE ARE WORKING ON THIS SESSION:
1. S3685/A1778 - COST RECOVERY FOR AMBULANCE SERVICES.
2. S4631/A5895 - INCREASE IN VFBL/VAWBL DISABILITY BENEFITS.
COPIES OF ALL ABOVE LEGISLATION ARE ATTACHED FOR YOUR INFORMATION.

Attachments:
Attachment Bills_S3685_A1778_Cost_Recovery_for_Ambulance_Service_2020.pdf  (99k)
Attachment Bills_S4631_A5895_VFBL_VAWBL_Disability_Increase_2020.pdf  (89k)
Attachment Chapter_113_Service_Award_Program.pdf  (98k)
Attachment Chapter_29_Pine_Barrens_Conservation_Law_2020.pdf  (135k)
Attachment Chapter_474_Service_Award_Maximum_Contribution.pdf  (93k)
Attachment Chapter_58_BudgetBill_Heart&Lung_%yr_Extention_2020.pdf  (78k)
Attachment Chapter_679_Fire_Inspections_in_Schools_2019.pdf  (115k)
Attachment Chapter_738_Cancer_Coverage_Verification_2019.pdf  (94k)
Attachment Chapter_73_Direct_Dialing_of_PSAPs.pdf  (88k)
Attachment Chapter_88_Restrictions_on_Use_of_PFAS.pdf  (97k)
Attachment Legislative Agenda_2020 New York State Fire Service Alliance.pdf  (183k)
 

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