Senate Bill S1862

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a veterans' gerontological advisory committee

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S1862 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6966
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S1862, A6966

2013-S1862 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a veterans' gerontological advisory committee.

2013-S1862 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S1862 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1862

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  LARKIN,  ZELDIN  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Aging

AN  ACT  to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a veterans'
  gerontological advisory committee

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

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 224 to
read as follows:
  S 224. VETERANS' GERONTOLOGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. 1. THERE IS HEREBY
ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE  A  VETERANS'  GERONTOLOGICAL  ADVISORY
COMMITTEE  WHICH  SHALL  CONSIST  OF NO MORE THAN NINETEEN MEMBERS TO BE
APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A
TERM OF SIX YEARS AND MAY  SERVE  UNTIL  THEIR  SUCCESSORS  ARE  CHOSEN.
MEMBERS  SHALL SERVE WITHOUT SALARY. ANY MEMBER CHOSEN TO FILL A VACANCY
CREATED OTHERWISE THAN BY EXPIRATION OF TERM SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR  THE
UNEXPIRED  TERM OF THE MEMBER HE OR SHE IS TO SUCCEED. A CHAIRPERSON AND
VICE-CHAIRPERSON SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, AND  THE  COMMITTEE
SHALL BE COMPRISED OF:
  (A)  TWO  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR, BOTH OF WHOM SHALL BE
VETERANS;
  (B) NINE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, INCLUDING:
  (1) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A PHYSICIAN IN THE FIELD OF  PRIMARY
CARE GERIATRIC MEDICINE;
  (2)  AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A RESEARCHER IN THE FIELD OF SOCIAL
GERONTOLOGY;
  (3) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE CERTIFIED AS A GERIATRIC NURSE PRAC-
TITIONER;
  (4) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A CLINICAL PRACTITIONER OF GERIATRIC
PSYCHIATRY;

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

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