New York General Municipal Law
Sec. § 207-O
Performance of Duty Disability Retirement

Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or local law or administrative code to the contrary, but except for the purposes of the workers’ compensation law and the labor law, a paid employee who performs the functions of an emergency medical technician or advanced emergency medical technician, where such employee is drawn from competitive civil service lists and successfully passed a physical examination on employment, who, on or after March seventeenth, nineteen hundred ninety-six, contracts HIV (where the employee may have been exposed to a bodily fluid of a person under his or her care or treatment, or while the employee examined, transported or otherwise had contact with such person, in the performance of his or her duties) tuberculosis or hepatitis, will be presumed to have contracted such disease as a natural and proximate result of an accidental injury received in the performance or discharge of his or her duties and not resulting from his or her willful negligence, unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence. * NB There are 2 § 207-o’s
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