2013 New York Consolidated Laws
WKC - Workers' Compensation
302 - Definitions.

NY Work Comp L § 302 (2012) What's This?
    §  302.  Definitions.  Except  as  otherwise provided in this article,
  terms used in this article shall have the meaning given to such terms in
  articles one to eight, inclusive, of  this  chapter  and  in  the  state
  defense emergency act.
    "Civil  defense  volunteers"  shall include those members of the civil
  defense forces under the provisions of the state defense  emergency  act
  who  are volunteer persons serving without compensation in the personnel
  of volunteer agencies.
    "Authorized civil defense service" for the purposes  of  this  article
  includes  duties  and  services  performed  by an air raid warden during
  attack, actual or imminent, and subsequent to  attack,  but  not  during
  training  or  practice  periods;  and duties and services performed by a
  civil defense volunteer other than an air raid warden  following  actual
  attack,  but  not  during training or practice periods or during attack,
  actual or imminent. For the purposes  of  this  article,  such  services
  shall  be  those  authorized  by  the local director of civil defense in
  accordance with regulations  and  orders  of  the  commission  or  state
  director of civil defense.
    "Injury"  within  the  meaning  of  this article means only accidental
  injury arising in the course of authorized civil defense service  during
  attack,  actual  or  imminent,  or  subsequent to attack, and disease or
  infection that may be sustained or death incurred either as the  natural
  and unavoidable result thereof or of exposure to radiation or to noxious
  gases or to germ warfare in the course of such authorized service.
    "Commission"  shall mean the state civil defense commission created by
  article three of the state defense emergency act, and  "state  director"
  shall  mean the New York state director of civil defense appointed under
  the provisions of said act.
    "Board" shall mean the workmen's compensation board.
    "Chairman" shall mean  the  chairman  of  the  workmen's  compensation

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