assembly Bill A2189A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.485
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1083
substituted for s6685
Jan 22, 2014 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.123
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 19, 2013 referred to rules
Jun 18, 2013 delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.406
rules report cal.406
reported
Jun 17, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
May 29, 2013 print number 2189a
May 29, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 09, 2013 referred to veterans' affairs

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A2189 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6685
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B

A2189 - 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.

A2189 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2189

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  BARRON, MOYA, GIBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  JOHNS, KEARNS, MALLIOTAKIS, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT,
  MONTESANO, RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans' 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 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

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

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A2189A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6685
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2102A
2009-2010: A8730B

A2189A (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.

A2189A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2189--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  BARRON, MOYA, GIBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT, MONTESANO, RAIA -- read once and referred to  the  Committee
  on  Veterans'  Affairs  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend 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.  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.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 29 of the correction law, as amended  by
section  12 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  1. The department shall continue to  collect,  maintain,  and  analyze
statistical  and  other  information  and  data  with respect to persons
subject to the jurisdiction of the department, including but not limited

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

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