senate Bill S877

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a veterans' gerontological advisory committee

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2016 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 16, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 14, 2016 1st report cal.358
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 27, 2015 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 23, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2015 1st report cal.266
Jan 07, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Mar 14, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S877
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2016

excused (1)

Mar 18, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S877
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2015

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S877 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4945
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7959, A11306
2011-2012: S3337, A1128
2013-2014: S1862, A6966
2017-2018: S3709, A5147
2019-2020: S3953

S877 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a veterans' gerontological advisory committee.

S877 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S877 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   877

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  LARKIN, MARCHIONE -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a veterans'
  gerontological advisory committee

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

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 224 to
read as follows:
  S 224. VETERANS' GERONTOLOGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. 1. THERE IS HEREBY
ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE  A  VETERANS'  GERONTOLOGICAL  ADVISORY
COMMITTEE  WHICH  SHALL  CONSIST  OF NO MORE THAN NINETEEN MEMBERS TO BE
APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A
TERM OF SIX YEARS AND MAY  SERVE  UNTIL  THEIR  SUCCESSORS  ARE  CHOSEN.
MEMBERS  SHALL SERVE WITHOUT SALARY. ANY MEMBER CHOSEN TO FILL A VACANCY
CREATED OTHERWISE THAN BY EXPIRATION OF TERM SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR  THE
UNEXPIRED  TERM OF THE MEMBER HE OR SHE IS TO SUCCEED. A CHAIRPERSON AND
VICE-CHAIRPERSON SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, AND  THE  COMMITTEE
SHALL BE COMPRISED OF:
  (A)  TWO  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR, BOTH OF WHOM SHALL BE
VETERANS;
  (B) NINE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, INCLUDING:
  (1) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A PHYSICIAN IN THE FIELD OF  PRIMARY
CARE GERIATRIC MEDICINE;
  (2)  AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A RESEARCHER IN THE FIELD OF SOCIAL
GERONTOLOGY;
  (3) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE CERTIFIED AS A GERIATRIC NURSE PRAC-
TITIONER;
  (4) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A CLINICAL PRACTITIONER OF GERIATRIC
PSYCHIATRY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02136-01-5

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