senate Bill S2658

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state veterans cemetery act

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 23, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2658 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง369, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2424A

S2658 - Summary

Establishes the "New York state veterans cemetery act"; directs the division to conduct an investigation and study on the issue of the establishment of a New York state veterans cemetery program.

S2658 - Sponsor Memo

S2658 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2658

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

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 the  establishment  of
  the New York state veterans cemetery act

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "New York state veterans cemetery act".
  S  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 369 to read
as follows:
  S 369. VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM.  THE DIVISION IS HEREBY DIRECTED  TO
CONDUCT  AN INVESTIGATION AND STUDY ON THE ISSUE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
A NEW YORK STATE VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM WHICH WILL  BE  A  BENEFICIAL
AND  ACCEPTABLE SOLUTION FOR SERVING THE VETERANS OF THE STATE.  AS SOON
AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF SUCH  STUDY,  THE  DIVISION  SHALL
SUBMIT  TO THE FEDERAL VETERANS ADMINISTRATION CEMETERY GRANTS PROGRAM A
PRE-APPLICATION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF  ONE  OR  MORE  VETERANS  CEME-
TERIES.    SUCH  INVESTIGATION AND STUDY SHALL BE COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE
DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN.  WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE
COMPLETION OF SUCH INVESTIGATION AND STUDY, THE DIVISION WHICH WILL BE A
BENEFICIAL AND ACCEPTABLE SOLUTION FOR SERVING THE VETERANS OF THE STATE
SHALL COMPLETE AND DELIVER, TO THE CHAIR  OF  THE  SENATE  COMMITTEE  ON
VETERANS,  HOMELAND  SECURITY  AND MILITARY AFFAIRS AND THE CHAIR OF THE
ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS A REPORT ON  SUCH  INVESTIGATION
AND  STUDY,  CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE ESTAB-
LISHMENT OF A NEW YORK STATE VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM. SUCH RECOMMENDA-
TIONS SHALL INCLUDE WHAT MEASURES NEED TO BE  TAKEN  BY  THIS  STATE  TO
ESTABLISH SUCH A PROGRAM, WHAT LAWS SHOULD BE AMENDED OR ADDED TO ESTAB-
LISH  SUCH  A PROGRAM, AND WHAT FISCAL RESOURCES WOULD NEED TO BE APPRO-
PRIATED AND EXPENDED, IF ANY, TO ESTABLISH SUCH A PROGRAM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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