senate Bill S6381

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires veteran organizations to provide assistance to veterans which adequately addresses military sexual trauma experienced by veterans due to their military service

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May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 11, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 21, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

nay (1)

S6381 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7086A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง353 & 358, Exec L

S6381 - Summary

Requires veteran organizations to provide assistance to veterans which adequately addresses military sexual trauma experienced by veterans due to their military service.

S6381 - Sponsor Memo

S6381 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6381

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TKACZYK -- 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  developing  plans  to
  adequately address military sexual trauma

  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 22 to read as follows:
  22. TO DEVELOP AND ENCOURAGE PLANS FOR  ASSISTANCE  AND  BENEFITS  FOR
VETERANS  WHO  EXPERIENCE MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING.
  S 2.  Subdivision 1 of section 358 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A local veterans' service agency shall have power under the  direc-
tion  of the state veterans' service agency, and it shall be its duty to
inform military and naval authorities of the United  States  and  assist
members  of  the  armed  forces  and veterans, who are residents of this
state, and their families, in relation  to  (1)  matters  pertaining  to
educational training and retraining services and facilities, (2) health,
medical  and  rehabilitation  services and facilities, (3) provisions of
federal, state and local laws and regulations affording  special  rights
and privileges to members of the armed forces and war veterans and their
families,  (4)  employment and re-employment services, [and] (5) MATTERS
PERTAINING TO MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA EXPERIENCED WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY OR
DURING MILITARY TRAINING, AND (6) other matters of similar,  related  or
appropriate  nature.  The local veterans' service agency may also assist
families of members of the reserve components of the  armed  forces  and
the  organized  militia ordered into active duty to ensure that they are
made aware of and are receiving all  appropriate  support  available  to
them  and  are  placed in contact with the agencies responsible for such
support, including, but not limited to, the  division  of  military  and
naval  affairs  and  other state agencies responsible for providing such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08821-02-4

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