senate Bill S7610

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or an experience of military sexual trauma

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee

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Jan 30, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §350, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S95, A2655

S7610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to designating health care providers who may diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or an experience of military sexual trauma in veterans.

S7610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2020

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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  authorizing  certain
  health  care  providers in the state to diagnose post-traumatic stress
  disorder or traumatic brain injury


  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 facili-
ty] IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.  The division shall develop a standardized
form used to confirm that the veteran has a qualifying  condition  under
this subdivision.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as 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.


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