|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 29, 2016||signed chap.358|
|Sep 20, 2016||delivered to governor|
|Jun 14, 2016||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1516
substituted for s7894
|Jun 14, 2016||substituted by a10258|
|Jun 07, 2016||ordered to third reading cal.1516|
|Jun 06, 2016||reported and committed to rules|
|May 23, 2016||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S7894Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10258 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7894 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §353, Exec L
S7894 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the division of veterans' affairs to establish, operate and maintain a free mobile application for the purposes of providing veterans and their family members with information relating to services provided by the division and other state agencies, the federal government and other organizations; makes related provisions.
S7894 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7894 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to a free mobile application established, operated and maintained by the division of veterans' affairs PURPOSE : Requires the Division of Veterans' Affairs to establish, operate and maintain a free mobile application. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Adds subdivision 14-a to section 353 of the executive law. Section 2: Sets the effective date at immediately. JUSTIFICATION : As the technology changes, it is important that state agencies, such as the Division of Veterans' Affairs, keep up to date on methods of delivery of important information to the public. An app will provide veterans and their families with accessible material about federal and state Veterans' benefits, programs and services including employment, healthcare and education.
S7894 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7894 I N S E N A T E May 23, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AMEDORE -- 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 a free mobile applica- tion established, operated and maintained by the division of veterans' affairs 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 14-a to read as follows: 14-A. TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A FREE MOBILE APPLICATION, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE STATE DIRECTOR, FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVID- ING VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS WITH INFORMATION RELATING TO SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DIVISION AS WELL AS SERVICES AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO VETERANS BY OTHER STATE AGENCIES, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS. SUCH SERVICES AND PROGRAMS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO EDUCATIONAL AND JOB BENEFITS, TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, SURVIVOR BENEFITS, HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH REFERRALS, AND REAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15524-01-6
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