senate Bill S6685

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2189 - Vetoed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a2189a
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1083
May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Feb 27, 2014 referred to health

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S6685
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S6685 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2189A
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

S6685 - 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.

S6685 - Sponsor Memo

S6685 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6685

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ZELDIN, GRISANTI, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER --
  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 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
to: (a) the number of such persons: placed in the custody of the depart-
ment,  assigned  to  a  specific  department program, accorded community
supervision and declared delinquent, recommitted to a state correctional
institution upon revocation of community supervision, or discharged upon
maximum expiration  of  sentence;  (b)  the  criminal  history  of  such
persons;  (c)  the  social, educational, and vocational circumstances of
any such persons; [and,] (d) the institutional and community supervision
programs and the behavior of such persons; AND, (E) THE  MILITARY  BACK-

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

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