senate Bill S2424

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers and duties of the veterans' affairs commission

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 28, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 27, 2017 1st report cal.512
Feb 27, 2017 print number 2424a
amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 13, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2424 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5931
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §368-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4362, A4789A
2013-2014: A6213B, S2392A
2011-2012: A7260A, S3594A
2009-2010: A8296A, S7112

S2424 - Summary

Relates to the powers and duties of the veterans' affairs commission and promotes the implementation of a comprehensive statewide program of coordinated services for service-disabled veterans.

S2424 - Sponsor Memo

S2424 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2424

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HAMILTON, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  state  interagency  coordinating  council  for  service-disabled
  veterans, defining the powers and duties of the council and  requiring
  an  annual report by the council to the governor, the temporary presi-
  dent of the senate and the speaker of the assembly

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

  Section  1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby recognizes that
New York state's veterans, particularly those who  suffered  service-re-
lated disabilities, have unique needs as a result of the sacrifices they
made  during  their  military service. It is also hereby acknowledged by
the legislature that due to the complexity of their needs, such individ-
uals require accessible, coordinated, and  specialized  services  within
their  communities  from multiple state and local agencies. The legisla-
ture finds that there is an immediate need for a statewide comprehensive
program to coordinate such services.
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  368-a  to
read as follows:
  S  368-A. NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR SERVICE-
DISABLED VETERANS. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE NEW YORK STATE INTER-
AGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS IN THE  EXECU-
TIVE  DEPARTMENT  TO  HAVE AND EXERCISE THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES
PROVIDED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AND ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW.
  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL MEAN:
  (A)  "COUNCIL" MEANS THE NEW YORK STATE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUN-
CIL FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00716-01-7

S2424A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5931
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §368-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4362, A4789A
2013-2014: A6213B, S2392A
2011-2012: A7260A, S3594A
2009-2010: A8296A, S7112

S2424A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the powers and duties of the veterans' affairs commission and promotes the implementation of a comprehensive statewide program of coordinated services for service-disabled veterans.

S2424A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2424A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2424--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HAMILTON, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home-
  land Security and  Military  Affairs  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the powers and  duties
  of the veterans' affairs commission

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby recognizes  that
New  York  state's veterans, particularly those who suffered service-re-
lated disabilities, have unique needs as a result of the sacrifices they
made during their military service. It is also  hereby  acknowledged  by
the legislature that due to the complexity of their needs, such individ-
uals  require  accessible,  coordinated, and specialized services within
their communities from multiple state and local agencies.  The  legisla-
ture finds that there is an immediate need for a statewide comprehensive
program to coordinate such services.
  S 2.  Subdivision 5 of section 352 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter  501  of the laws of 1993, is amended and a new subdivision 6 is
added to read as follows:
  5. The commission shall have[, and it  shall  be  its  duty,  to]  THE
FOLLOWING powerS AND DUTIES:
  (I) assist the state director in the formulation of policies affecting
veterans; [and in the]
  (II)  ASSIST  THE  STATE DIRECTOR IN coordination of all operations of
state agencies relating to veterans' affairs[.];
  (III) PROMOTE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE  PROGRAM
OF COORDINATED SERVICES FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS THAT INCLUDES: (A)
MATTERS  PERTAINING  TO EDUCATIONAL TRAINING AND RETRAINING SERVICES AND
FACILITIES, (B) HEALTH, MEDICAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES, (C) EMPLOY-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00716-04-7

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