senate Bill S6087

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York State Restoration of Honor Act

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Nov 06, 2015 referred to rules

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S6087 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9293
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-C §§369-l - 369-o, amd §353, Exec L

S6087 - Summary

Enacts the "New York State Restoration of Honor Act".

S6087 - Sponsor Memo

S6087 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6087

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, LATIM-
  ER,  MONTGOMERY,  PERKINS, SERRANO, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  State Restoration of Honor Act"

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
State Restoration of Honor Act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 17-C to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 17-C
                 NEW YORK STATE RESTORATION OF HONOR ACT
SECTION 369-L. DEFINITIONS.
        369-M. ELIGIBILITY OF DISCHARGED LGBT VETERANS FOR  STATE  BENE-
               FITS.
        369-N. ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR DISCHARGED LGBT VETERANS.
        369-O. COOPERATION AND FACILITIES OF OTHER DEPARTMENTS.
  S 369-L. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "DIVISION" MEANS THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
  2.  "STATE  DIRECTOR"  MEANS  THE NEW YORK STATE DIRECTOR OF VETERANS'
AFFAIRS.
  3. "VETERAN" MEANS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE  WHO  HAS  SERVED  IN  THE
ACTIVE  MILITARY  OR  NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DURING A WAR IN
WHICH THE UNITED STATES ENGAGED AND WHO  HAS  BEEN  RELEASED  FROM  SUCH
SERVICE.
  4.  "DISCHARGED  LGBT VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A VETERAN WHO WAS DISCHARGED
LESS THAN HONORABLY FROM MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE DUE TO  THEIR  SEXUAL
ORIENTATION,  GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION, OR STATEMENTS, CONSENSUAL
SEXUAL CONDUCT, OR  CONSENSUAL  ACTS  RELATING  TO  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION,
GENDER  IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION,  OR THE DISCLOSURE OF SUCH STATEMENTS,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13102-02-5

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