senate Bill S2659

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state veteran health insurance act

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Apr 16, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Apr 16, 2013 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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S2659 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17 §369, Exec L; add §246-a, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2422
2009-2010: S4700

S2659 - Summary

Enacts the New York State veteran health insurance act.

S2659 - Sponsor Memo

S2659 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  2659

                       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 and the military law, in  relation  to
  the establishment of the New York state veteran health insurance 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 veteran health insurance act".
  S  2.  Article  17  of  the  executive  law is amended by adding a new
section 369 to read as follows:
  S 369. VETERAN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. THE DIVISION OF MILITARY  AND
NAVAL  AFFAIRS  IS  HEREBY DIRECTED TO ADMINISTRATE, IN COOPERATION WITH
THE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, A NEW YORK STATE VETERAN HEALTH INSUR-
ANCE PROGRAM. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON, WHO IS A MEMBER  OF
THE NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OR THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, AND
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENROLL IN THE TRICARE RESERVE SELECT HEALTH INSURANCE
PROGRAM  WITH  ANY  AND ALL ENROLLMENT FEES, COST SHARING OR CO-PAYMENTS
NECESSARY FOR SUCH PERSON TO ENROLL IN AND OBTAIN INDIVIDUAL  OR  FAMILY
COVERAGE  UNDER  SUCH PROGRAM. THE PAYMENT OF SUCH FEES, COST SHARING OR
CO-PAYMENTS MAY BE PROVIDED, PURSUANT TO REGULATION, EITHER DIRECTLY  TO
THE  TRICARE  RESERVE SELECT HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM, OR ITS AGENTS, OR
TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENROLLEE, UPON SUFFICIENT PROOF OF ENROLLMENT. NOTHING
IN THIS SECTION, HOWEVER, SHALL REQUIRE  THE  VETERAN  HEALTH  INSURANCE
PROGRAM  TO  PROVIDE  PAYMENT  FOR PROGRAM DEDUCTIBLES OR FOR THE TWENTY
PERCENT NONPLAN MEDICAL PROVIDER CO-PAYMENT, OR THE FIFTEEN PERCENT PLAN
MEDICAL PROVIDER CO-PAYMENT.
  S 3. The military law is amended by adding a new section 246-a to read
as follows:
  S 246-A. VETERAN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. THE  DIVISION  OF  MILITARY
AND  NAVAL  AFFAIRS  IS  HEREBY DIRECTED TO ADMINISTRATE, IN COOPERATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07147-01-3

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