senate Bill S5381A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the establishment of a state veteran's cemetery

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2012 1st report cal.307
Jan 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 15, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 5381a
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1109
May 17, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 13, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S5381 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1386A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353, Exec L

S5381 - Summary

Relates to the powers and duties of the division of veterans' affairs to establish, operate and maintain state veterans' cemeteries.

S5381 - Sponsor Memo

S5381 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5381

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 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 authorizing the  divi-
  sion  of veterans' affairs to establish, maintain and care for a state
  veterans' cemetery

  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  ESTABLISH  AND  OPERATE  A  STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY AND MAKE
APPLICATION TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR SUCH FUNDS AS  SHALL  BE  MADE
AVAILABLE  FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SUCH A CEMETERY. THE DIVISION
MAY ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF  THE  STATE
FOR ASSISTANCE IN THE OPERATION OF SUCH CEMETERY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE
DIVISION  AND  THE  STATE  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE
PERPETUAL OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND CARE OF THE STATE  VETERANS'  CEME-
TERY.  THE DIVISION, IN COOPERATION WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES,
SHALL  ACQUIRE, IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, SUCH LAND AS SHALL
BE NECESSARY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE  VETERANS'  CEMETERY.  ALL
LANDS  UPON  WHICH  SUCH  CEMETERY  IS ESTABLISHED SHALL BE OWNED BY THE
STATE AND SHALL BE USED SOLELY FOR CEMETERY PURPOSES. THE  DIVISION  MAY
ACCEPT  FEDERAL  GRANT FUNDS, FUNDING FROM POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE
STATE AND FEDERAL PLOT ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS TO ASSIST IN THE OPERATION  OF
SUCH  CEMETERY. ALL SUCH MONEYS SHALL BE USED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSES OF
SUCH CEMETERY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11621-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5381A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1386A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353, Exec L

S5381A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the powers and duties of the division of veterans' affairs to establish, operate and maintain state veterans' cemeteries.

S5381A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5381A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5381--A
    Cal. No. 1109

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BALL, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland
  Security  and Military Affairs -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance  --  reported  favorably
  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to providing for the
  establishment of a state veteran's cemetery

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  12  of  section 353 of the executive law, as
added by chapter 613 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  12. To make application to the government of the United States or  any
political  subdivision, agency or instrumentality thereof, for funds for
the purpose of acquiring lands for, establishing,  operating  and  main-
taining veteran's cemeteries in this state; to enter into contracts with
any  political  subdivision,  agency or instrumentality of the state for
the establishment, operation and maintenance of veteran's cemeteries  in
this state; and to evaluate, monitor and otherwise oversee the operation
of veteran's cemeteries [provided, however,]
  (A)  THE STATE DIRECTOR SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERN-
ING THE SUBMISSION OF REQUESTS AND PROPOSALS BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION,
AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY OF THE STATE DESIRING  TO  ESTABLISH,  OPERATE
AND MAINTAIN A STATE VETERAN'S CEMETERY.
  (B)  THE  STATE  MAY ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVI-
SION, AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY OF  THE  STATE  FOR  THE  ESTABLISHMENT,
OPERATION  AND  MAINTENANCE  OF A STATE VETERAN'S CEMETERY IN THE STATE.
ANY SUCH CONTRACT SHALL PROVIDE: that all costs of  such  establishment,
operation  and  maintenance,  TO  THE  EXTENT SUCH COSTS ARE NOT PAID OR
REIMBURSED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, shall be borne by the

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

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