2010 New York Code
WKC - Workers' Compensation
Article 8-A - (161 - 168) WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY AND CLEAN-UP OPERATIONS
161 - Definitions.

§ 161. Definitions. Whenever used in this article:
    1.  "Participant  in  World  Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup
  operations" means any (a) employee who within the course of  employment,
  or (b) volunteer upon presentation to the board of evidence satisfactory
  to the board that he or she:
    (i) participated in the rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations at the
  World Trade Center site between September eleventh, two thousand one and
  September twelfth, two thousand two; or
    (ii)  worked  at  the  Fresh  Kills Land Fill in New York city between
  September eleventh, two thousand one and September twelfth, two thousand
  two, or
    (iii) worked at the New York city morgue or the  temporary  morgue  on
  pier locations on the west side of Manhattan between September eleventh,
  two thousand one and September twelfth, two thousand two, or
    (iv)  worked  on the barges between the west side of Manhattan and the
  Fresh Kills Land Fill in New York city between September  eleventh,  two
  thousand one and September twelfth, two thousand two.
    2. "World Trade Center site" means anywhere below a line starting from
  the  Hudson River and Canal Street; east on Canal Street to Pike Street;
  south on Pike Street to the East River; and extending to the  lower  tip
  of Manhattan.
    3.  "Qualifying  condition"  means  any  latent  disease  or condition
  resulting from a hazardous exposure during participation in World  Trade
  Center rescue, recovery or clean-up operations.
    4.  "Disablement"  shall  have  the same meaning as defined in section
  thirty-seven of this chapter and determined by the  board  in  the  same
  manner as provided in section forty-two of this chapter.

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