S. 4617-A(Seward)/A. 7699-A(Destito)

Volunteer Firefighter/Ambulance Worker Health Program

Summary:  The bill amends section 92-a of the General Municipal Law to allow emergency services volunteers to participate in certain public employee health insurance plans offered by municipalities to their employees. The total cost of participation would be borne by the volunteers.

Effective Date:  180th day after it becomes law.

Last Action: Approved and signed by the Governor on July 21, 2008 (Chapter 331 of the Laws of 2008).