assembly Bill A2102A

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 02, 2012 tabled
Aug 01, 2012 vetoed memo.131
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1197
substituted for s7476
May 30, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 24, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.620
May 22, 2012 reported
Mar 06, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 15, 2012 print number 2102a
Feb 15, 2012 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans' affairs
Jan 13, 2011 referred to veterans' affairs

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A2102 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7476
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353, Exec L; amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8730
2013-2014: A2189
2015-2016: A2357
2017-2018: A2739
2019-2020: A1804

A2102 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2102 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2102

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law and the public health law, in relation
  to  providing  certain  benefits  to veterans; and to amend the social
  services law and the correction law, in relation to requiring  certain
  reports relating to veterans

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 353 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20. TO DEVELOP, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL  HEALTH,
A PROGRAM FOR THE IDENTIFICATION, DIAGNOSIS, COUNSELING AND TREATMENT OF
VETERANS WHO SUFFER FROM POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMATIC BRAIN
INJURY  AND  OTHER  BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES.   SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE
PROCEDURES FOR IDENTIFYING VETERANS WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE AND INFORMA-
TION AND OUTREACH TO MAKE  VETERANS  AWARE  OF  AVAILABLE  PROGRAMS  AND
SERVICES.
  S  2.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 353-a to
read as follows:
  S 353-A. IDENTIFYING HOMELESSNESS  AMONG  VETERANS.  1.  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICTS  AND SHELTERS RUN BY NON-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN
EACH COUNTY, SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION IDENTIFYING VETERANS AND  SPOUSES
OF VETERANS WHO ARE IN A HOMELESS FACILITY. SUCH DATA SHALL BE COLLECTED
QUARTERLY  AND  SUBMITTED  TO  THE DIVISION. THE DIVISION SHALL TRANSMIT
SUCH INFORMATION TO STATE COUNSELORS FOR REVIEW AND POTENTIAL LINKAGE TO
APPLICABLE BENEFITS. STATE COUNSELORS SHALL WORK WITH COUNTY  COUNSELORS
OR  ANY  ACCREDITED SERVICE OFFICERS OF AN ORGANIZATION CHARTERED BY THE
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES AND/OR RECOGNIZED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
VETERANS  AFFAIRS FOR CLAIM REPRESENTATION AS NECESSARY AND WHERE APPRO-
PRIATE. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE  PROTECTED  AS  PERSONAL  CONFIDENTIAL
INFORMATION  UNDER  ARTICLE  SIX-A  OF  THE  PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW AGAINST

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06998-01-1

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A2102A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7476
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353, Exec L; amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8730
2013-2014: A2189
2015-2016: A2357
2017-2018: A2739
2019-2020: A1804

A2102A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional benefits for veterans; provides for services and counseling related to post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries; requires reports to the legislature concerning the number of veterans who are incarcerated.

A2102A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2102--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE, CASTELLI -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Veterans'  Affairs  --  recommitted to the Committee on
  Veterans' Affairs in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law and the public health law, in relation
  to providing certain benefits to veterans; and to amend the correction
  law, in relation to requiring certain reports relating to veterans

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 353 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 21 to read as follows:
  21.  TO DEVELOP, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH,
A PROGRAM FOR THE IDENTIFICATION, DIAGNOSIS, COUNSELING AND TREATMENT OF
VETERANS WHO SUFFER FROM POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMATIC BRAIN
INJURY AND OTHER BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES.   SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  INCLUDE
PROCEDURES FOR IDENTIFYING VETERANS WHO MAY NEED ASSISTANCE AND INFORMA-
TION  AND  OUTREACH  TO  MAKE  VETERANS  AWARE OF AVAILABLE PROGRAMS AND
SERVICES.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section  3803  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  743  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. There is hereby created within the department the  veterans  health
care information program (referred to in this section as the "program"),
which  shall  provide information on health issues associated with mili-
tary  duty,  including  but  not  limited  to  Agent  Orange,  Gulf  War
Syndromes,  toxic materials or harmful physical agents such as, depleted
uranium, and hepatitis C, AND SPECIFIC MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH ISSUES
INCLUDING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER,  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN  INJURY  AND
OTHER  BRAIN-RELATED INJURIES, for veterans, their surviving spouses and
health care providers.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06998-02-2

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