New York General Municipal Law
Sec. § 207-KK
Disabilities of Firefighters in Certain Cities Caused by Cancer


* § 207-kk. Disabilities of firefighters in certain cities caused by cancer. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter to the contrary, any condition of impairment of health caused by (i) any condition of cancer affecting the lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, neurological, breast, reproductive, or prostate systems or (ii) melanoma resulting in total or partial disability or death to a paid member of a fire department in a city with a population of one million or more, 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 and discharge of duty unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence. The provisions of this section shall remain in full force and effect to and including the thirtieth day of June, two thousand five. * NB Expired July 1, 2005
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