senate Bill S8864

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state interagency coordinating council for service-disabled veterans, defines the powers and duties of the council, requires an annual report

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5931 - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.330
Dec 17, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1689
substituted for s8864
Jun 11, 2018 substituted by a5931a
ordered to third reading cal.1689
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S8864 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5931
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §368-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7112, A8296
2011-2012: S3594, A7260
2013-2014: S2392, A6213
2015-2016: S4362, A4789

S8864 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state interagency coordinating council for service-disabled veterans; defines the powers and duties of the council and requires an annual report by the council to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.

S8864 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8864 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8864

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty 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.
  §  2.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 368-a to
read as follows:
  § 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;
  (B)  "VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON, MALE OR FEMALE, RESIDENT OF THIS STATE,
WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY, NAVAL,  OR  AIR  SERVICE  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  DURING  A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES ENGAGED AND WHO

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

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