senate Bill S2377

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 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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  • 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 11, 2019 signed chap.485
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Feb 12, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.39
substituted for a1804
Feb 05, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Jan 28, 2019 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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S2377 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1804
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3803, Pub Health L; amd §29, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8730
2011-2012: A2102
2013-2014: A2189
2015-2016: S8057, A2357
2017-2018: S48, A2739

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

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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