senate Bill S6606

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the "New York State Silver Rose Veterans Service Certificate" for veterans exposed to dioxin or phenoxy herbicides during military service

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 05, 2018 signed chap.332
Oct 24, 2018 delivered to governor
May 22, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.923
substituted for a9586
May 15, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2018 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2018 1st report cal.848
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1825
Jun 07, 2017 referred to rules

Votes

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Apr 23, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S6606
12
0
committee
12
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: Apr 23, 2018

Jun 15, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6606
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6606 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9586
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §247, Mil L

S6606 - Summary

Establishes the "New York State Silver Rose Veterans Service Certificate" for veterans exposed to dioxin or phenoxy herbicides during military service.

S6606 - Sponsor Memo

S6606 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6606

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to establishing  the  "New
  York State Silver Rose Veterans Service Certificate"

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

  Section 1. Section 247 of the military law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 1-c to read as follows:
  1-C.  THE ADJUTANT GENERAL IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO PRESENT IN THE NAME
OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, A CERTIFICATE, TO BE  KNOWN
AS  THE "NEW YORK STATE SILVER ROSE VETERANS SERVICE CERTIFICATE", BEAR-
ING A SUITABLE INSCRIPTION TO ANY PERSON: (I) WHO IS A  CITIZEN  OF  THE
STATE  OF  NEW  YORK; OR (II) WHO WAS A CITIZEN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
WHILE SERVING IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES,  AND  WHO  WHILE
SERVING IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, OR THE ORGANIZED MILI-
TIA  ON  ACTIVE  DUTY  WAS  EXPOSED  TO DIOXIN OR PHENOXY HERBICIDES, AS
EVINCED BY A MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OF A DISEASE ASSOCIATED  WITH  DIOXIN  OR
PHENOXY  HERBICIDES,  AND  ANY  OTHER  PROOF  DETERMINED BY THE ADJUTANT
GENERAL TO BE NECESSARY; AND  (III)  WHO  WAS  HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  OR
RELEASED UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES. NOT MORE THAN ONE NEW YORK STATE
SILVER  ROSE  VETERANS  CERTIFICATE SHALL BE AWARDED OR PRESENTED, UNDER
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION, TO ANY PERSON WHOSE  ENTIRE  SERVICE
SUBSEQUENT TO THE TIME OF THE RECEIPT OF SUCH CERTIFICATE SHALL NOT HAVE
BEEN HONORABLE. IN THE EVENT OF THE DEATH OF ANY PERSON DURING OR SUBSE-
QUENT  TO  THE RECEIPT OF SUCH CERTIFICATE IT SHALL BE PRESENTED TO SUCH
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DECEASED AS MAY BE DESIGNATED. THE ADJUTANT GENER-
AL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  DIVISION  OF  VETERANS'
AFFAIRS,  SHALL  MAKE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE DEEMED NECES-
SARY FOR THE PROPER PRESENTATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH CERTIFICATES.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 247 of the military law, as  amended  by
chapter 477 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:

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

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