assembly Bill A2357A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides additional health services and employment benefits for veterans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 19, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.645
May 17, 2016 reported
Mar 08, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 committed to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.109
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 01, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 29, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.470
May 27, 2015 reported
Apr 28, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2015 print number 2357a
Mar 09, 2015 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 16, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

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A2357 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8057
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8730
2011-2012: A2102
2013-2014: A2189
2017-2018: A2739, S48
2019-2020: A1804, S2377

A2357 - 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.

A2357 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2357

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-01-5

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A2357A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8057
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8730
2011-2012: A2102
2013-2014: A2189
2017-2018: A2739, S48
2019-2020: A1804, S2377

A2357A (ACTIVE) - 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.

A2357A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2357--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ,
  JAFFEE, SKARTADOS, BROOK-KRASNY, BARRETT,  SCARBOROUGH,  COOK,  CLARK,
  MOYA,  OTIS,  PERRY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH,
  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  JOHNS,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  MONTESANO,  RAIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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, SPINA BIFIDA, 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, CHILDREN OF VETERANS 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 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07378-02-5

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