senate Bill S48A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the veterans health care information program to provide information concerning health issues to veteran's children; requires the department of corrections and community supervision to maintain records

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1741
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 08, 2018 print number 48a
Jun 08, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 04, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S48 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8057
2019-2020: S2377

S48 - Summary

Requires the veterans health care information program to provide information concerning health issues to veteran's children; requires the department of corrections and community supervision to maintain records regarding the military background of certain individuals under its jurisdiction.

S48 - Sponsor Memo

S48 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   48

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, 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 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.
  §  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-
ment,  assigned  to  a  specific  department program, accorded community
supervision and declared delinquent, recommitted to a state correctional
institution upon revocation of community supervision, or discharged upon

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S48A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8057
2019-2020: S2377

S48A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the veterans health care information program to provide information concerning health issues to veteran's children; requires the department of corrections and community supervision to maintain records regarding the military background of certain individuals under its jurisdiction.

S48A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S48A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  48--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to requiring the
  veterans  health  care  information  program  to  provide  information
  concerning  health  issues  to  veteran's  children;  and to amend the
  correction law, in relation to requiring the department of corrections
  and community supervision to maintain records regarding  the  military
  background of certain individuals under its jurisdiction

  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, for veterans, their surviving spouses, CHIL-
DREN OF VETERANS and health care providers.
  § 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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