assembly Bill A8921

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to defining certain qualifying conditions for veterans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.246
rules report cal.246
reported
Jul 17, 2020 reported referred to rules
Feb 26, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans' affairs
Dec 30, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

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A8921 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7339
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §350, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2014, S448

A8921 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining certain qualifying conditions for veterans; includes individuals licensed to provide health care services within the state of New York as someone a veteran may disclose military sexual trauma to.

A8921 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8921
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             December 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Veterans' Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to defining certain qual-
   ifying conditions for veterans
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 350 of the executive law, as added
 by chapter 490 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   8. The term "qualifying condition" means a diagnosis of post-traumatic
 stress  disorder  or traumatic brain injury made by, or an experience of
 military sexual trauma, as described in 38 USC 1720D,  as  amended  from
 time  to  time,  disclosed  to, an individual licensed to provide health
 care services at a United States Department of Veterans Affairs facility
 OR AN INDIVIDUAL LICENSED TO PROVIDE HEALTH  CARE  SERVICES  WITHIN  THE
 STATE  OF NEW YORK.  The division shall develop a standardized form used
 to confirm that the veteran has a qualifying condition under this subdi-
 vision.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
 manner as section 1 of chapter 490 of the laws of 2019, takes effect.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14542-01-9