|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 11, 2019||signed chap.485|
|Nov 08, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Feb 12, 2019||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.39
substituted for a1804
|Feb 05, 2019||referred to veterans' affairs|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 04, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 29, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 28, 2019||1st report cal.56|
|Jan 24, 2019||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2377Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S2377 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2377 (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.
S2377 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2377 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To collect and provide information on various important aspects of the lives of this State's veterans. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Veterans Health Care Information Program in the New York State Department of Health to provide information to the children of veterans. Section 2 amends current law to include among the current data required under law, the military background and circumstances; if such person served in the United States armed forces.
S2377 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2377 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2019 ___________ 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 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 maximum expiration of sentence; (b) the criminal history of such EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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