New York General Municipal Law
Disabilities of Members of the Uniformed Force of Correction Departments in Certain Cities
* § 207-o. Disabilities of members of the uniformed force of correction departments in certain cities.
1. 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, any condition of impairment of health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in total or partial disability or death to a paid member of the uniformed force of a paid correction department, where such paid member is drawn from competitive civil service lists, 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.
2. The provisions of this section shall remain in full force and effect to and including the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred ninety-nine at which time the provisions of this section shall be deemed to be repealed. * NB Expired July 1, 1995 per subdivision 2; see retirement and social security law § 480 for expiration * NB There are 2 § 207-o’s