159-a. Inclusion on the fallen firefighters memorial. In the case of a death of a firefighter, regardless of whether such death occurred before, on, or after the effective date of this section, that results from services performed in the line of duty, as determined by an authoritative agency including, but not limited to, the workers' compensation board, the federal Department of Justice, or the office of fire prevention and control, the name of that firefighter shall be inscribed upon the New York state fallen firefighters memorial on the Capitol Mall in Albany. The fallen firefighters memorial selection committee shall amend its election criteria so that it is not in conflict with the provisions of this section.
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