Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2014||
referred to health
Senate Bill S7588
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S7588 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S7588 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7588 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to clarifying eligibility requirements for admission to the New York state veterans' home PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Extends admissions to the New York state veterans' nursing homes to certain veterans. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 1 of section 2632 of the public health law, as amended by Chapter 467 of the Laws of 1991, the opening paragraph as amended by Chapter 455 of the Laws of 2002, paragraph (d) as amended by Chapter 616 of the Laws of 1995 and paragraph (f) as amended by Chapter 179 of the Laws of 2006 to add veterans who served in Bosnia and Herzgegovina from November 21, 1995 to November 1, 2007 or was a recipient of the Kosovo campaign medal; veterans who served in the United States military and were exposed to radiation during military service in a "radiation-risk activity and military service in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation New Dawn and was the recipient of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal or the Iraq Campaign Medal or the Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
2013-S7588 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7588 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to clarifying eligi- bility requirements for admission to the New York state veterans' home THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2632 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 1991, the opening paragraph as amended by chapter 455 of the laws of 2002, paragraph (d) as amended by chapter 616 of the laws of 1995 and paragraph (f) as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: 1. Every veteran of the armed forces of the United States, who (i) was separated or discharged under honorable conditions after serving on active duty therein for a period of not less than thirty days, or (ii) was separated or discharged under honorable conditions after serving on active duty therein for a period of not less than thirty days and who was a recipient of the armed forces expeditionary medal, navy expedi- tionary medal or marine corps expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon from June first, nineteen hundred eighty-three to December first, nineteen hundred eighty-seven, in Grenada from October twenty-third, nineteen hundred eighty-three to November twenty-first, nineteen hundred eighty-three, or in Panama from December twentieth, nineteen hundred eighty-nine to January thirty-first, nineteen hundred ninety, OR IN BOSNIA AND HERZGEGOVINA FROM NOVEMBER TWENTY-FIRST, NINE- TEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE TO NOVEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVEN, OR WAS A RECIPIENT OF THE KOSOVO CAMPAIGN MEDAL or (iii) was separated or discharged under honorable conditions after serving on active duty ther- ein for a period of not less than thirty days and who served during the period of actual hostilities of either (a) the Spanish-American war; or (b) the incidental insurrection in the Philippines prior to July fourth, nineteen hundred two; or (c) world war I between April sixth, nineteen hundred seventeen and November eleventh, nineteen hundred eighteen, both inclusive; or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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