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|Feb 21, 2019||referred to aging|
senate Bill S3953
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S3953 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3953 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3953 SPONSOR: RANZENHOFER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a veterans' gerontological advisory committee PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes a Veterans Gerontological Advisory Committee. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: The elder law is amended by adding a new section 224 which states that a Veterans Gerontological Advisory Committee is established in the Office of the Aging, consisting of no more than nineteen members, who shall serve six-year terms without remuneration. At least sixty-per- cent of the members of the committee shall be age sixty or older. At least ten of the members shall be veterans, two of whom shall be
S3953 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3953 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 21, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, FELDER -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a veterans' gerontological advisory committee THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a new section 225 to read as follows: § 225. VETERANS' GERONTOLOGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE OFFICE A VETERANS' GERONTOLOGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF NO MORE THAN NINETEEN MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF SIX YEARS AND MAY SERVE UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE CHOSEN. MEMBERS SHALL SERVE WITHOUT SALARY. ANY MEMBER CHOSEN TO FILL A VACANCY CREATED OTHERWISE THAN BY EXPIRATION OF TERM SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF THE MEMBER HE OR SHE IS TO SUCCEED. A CHAIRPERSON AND VICE-CHAIRPERSON SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, AND THE COMMITTEE SHALL BE COMPRISED OF: (A) TWO MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, BOTH OF WHOM SHALL BE VETERANS; (B) NINE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR, INCLUDING: (1) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A PHYSICIAN IN THE FIELD OF PRIMARY CARE GERIATRIC MEDICINE; (2) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A RESEARCHER IN THE FIELD OF SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY; (3) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE CERTIFIED AS A GERIATRIC NURSE PRAC- TITIONER; (4) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A CLINICAL PRACTITIONER OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY; (5) AT LEAST ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE A FACILITY OR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM VETERANS' HOME-BASED PRIMARY CARE PROGRAM DIRECTOR AS DEFINED BY THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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