senate Bill S7588

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies eligibility requirements for admission to the New York state veterans' home

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 15, 2014 referred to health

S7588 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7561
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2632, Pub Health L

S7588 - Summary

Clarifies eligibility requirements for admission to the New York State Veterans' home.

S7588 - Sponsor Memo

S7588 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7588

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 clarifying eligi-
  bility requirements for admission to the New York state veterans' home

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2632 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 1991,  the  opening  paragraph  as
amended  by chapter 455 of the laws of 2002, paragraph (d) as amended by
chapter 616 of the laws of 1995 and paragraph (f) as amended by  chapter
179 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Every veteran of the armed forces of the United States, who (i) was
separated  or  discharged  under  honorable  conditions after serving on
active duty therein for a period of not less than thirty days,  or  (ii)
was  separated or discharged under honorable conditions after serving on
active duty therein for a period of not less than thirty  days  and  who
was  a  recipient  of the armed forces expeditionary medal, navy expedi-
tionary medal or marine corps expeditionary medal for  participation  in
operations  in Lebanon from June first, nineteen hundred eighty-three to
December first, nineteen hundred eighty-seven, in Grenada  from  October
twenty-third,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-three to November twenty-first,
nineteen hundred eighty-three, or in  Panama  from  December  twentieth,
nineteen  hundred  eighty-nine to January thirty-first, nineteen hundred
ninety, OR IN BOSNIA AND HERZGEGOVINA FROM NOVEMBER TWENTY-FIRST,  NINE-
TEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE TO NOVEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVEN, OR WAS A
RECIPIENT  OF  THE  KOSOVO  CAMPAIGN  MEDAL  or  (iii)  was separated or
discharged under honorable conditions after serving on active duty ther-
ein for a period of not less than thirty days and who served during  the
period of actual hostilities of either
  (a) the Spanish-American war; or
  (b)  the  incidental  insurrection  in  the  Philippines prior to July
fourth, nineteen hundred two; or
  (c) world war I between April sixth, nineteen  hundred  seventeen  and
November eleventh, nineteen hundred eighteen, both inclusive; or

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

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