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State of New York vs. COVID-19 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo periodically updates New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The latest reports of the number of new cases, the percentage of tests that were positive and many other relevant data points concerning COVID-19 are available at forward.ny.gov.

N.B. §22 of the New York State's General Construction Law, in pertinent part, provides that “Whenever words of the masculine or feminine gender appear in any law, rule or regulation, unless the sense of the sentence indicates otherwise, they shall be deemed to refer to both male or female persons.” NYPPL applies this protocol to individuals referred to in a decision self-identifying as LGBTQA+.

November 3, 2016

Viability of claims submitted after the legislative deadline for filing the claim


Viability of claims submitted after the legislative deadline for filing the claim
County of Chemung v. Shah, Court of Appeals, 2016 Slip Opinion 07043

In response to claims filed by municipalities that the State consider and pay claims submitted after the effective date of the legislative deadline for pre-2006 Medicaid reimbursement claims mandated by §61 of the 2012 amendment to the Medicaid Cap Statute, the Court of Appeals held that reimbursement claims filed after April 1, 2012.

Further, said the court, the State was not required to initiate an administrative review of its records to identify and pay for any pre-2006 claims submitted by a municipality.

The decision is posted on the Internet at: http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2016/2016_07043.htm

Public Personnel Law E-books

The Discipline Book - A concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public employees in New York State set out in a 700 page e-book. For more information click on https://booklocker.com/books/5215.html

A Reasonable Disciplinary Penalty Under the Circumstances - A 442-page e-book focusing on determining an appropriate disciplinary penalty to be imposed on an employee in the public service in instances where the employee has been found guilty of misconduct or incompetence. Now available in two formats - as a large, paperback print edition and as an e-book. Click on http://booklocker.com/books/7401.html for more information.

The Layoff, Preferred List and Reinstatement Manual - A 645 page e-book reviewing the relevant laws, rules and regulations, and selected court and administrative decisions. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/5216.html

Disability Leave for fire, police and other public sector personnel - A 1098 page e-book focusing on disability benefits available to public officers and employees employed by New York State and its political subdivisions. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/3916.html