senate Bill S2515

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the division of veterans' affairs to provide for the interment of the unclaimed remains of veterans

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 24, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4904
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A8667

S2515 - Summary

Authorizes the division of veterans' affairs to provide for the interment of the unclaimed remains of veterans.

S2515 - Sponsor Memo

S2515 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2515

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 authorizing the  divi-
  sion  of  veterans'  affairs  to  provide  for  the  interment  of the
  unclaimed remains of 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 12-a to read as follows:
  12-A.  TO PROVIDE, IN COOPERATION WITH VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS,
FOR THE INTERMENT OF THE UNCLAIMED  REMAINS  OF  VETERANS.    THE  STATE
DIRECTOR  SHALL  CONSULT  WITH VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS TO ANALYZE
THE SCOPE OF THE  ISSUE  OF  UNCLAIMED  REMAINS  OF  VETERANS.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "UNCLAIMED REMAINS OF A VETERAN" SHALL
MEAN THE REMAINS OF A VETERAN THAT ARE CONSIDERED  UNCLAIMED  UNDER  THE
LAWS OF THIS STATE AND/OR ANY OTHER STATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05780-01-1

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