S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 20, 2011
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
ty and Military Affairs
AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of
the New York State veterans cemetery act
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
State veterans cemetery act".
S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 369 to read
S 369. VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM. THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF
VETERANS AFFAIRS IS HEREBY DIRECTED TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION AND
STUDY ON THE ISSUE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW YORK STATE VETERANS
CEMETERY PROGRAM. SUCH INVESTIGATION AND STUDY SHALL BE COMPLETED ON OR
BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE. WITHIN NINETY DAYS
OF THE COMPLETION OF SUCH INVESTIGATION AND STUDY, THE NEW YORK STATE
DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SHALL COMPLETE AND DELIVER, TO THE CHAIR OF
THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS A REPORT ON
SUCH INVESTIGATION AND STUDY, CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLA-
TURE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW YORK STATE VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM.
SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL INCLUDE WHAT MEASURES NEED TO BE TAKEN BY NEW
YORK STATE TO ESTABLISH SUCH A PROGRAM, WHAT LAWS SHOULD BE AMENDED OR
ADDED TO ESTABLISH SUCH A PROGRAM, AND WHAT FISCAL RESOURCES WOULD NEED
TO BE APPROPRIATED AND EXPENDED, IF ANY, TO ESTABLISH SUCH A PROGRAM.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.