senate Bill S5006

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing information on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2459 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 02, 2019 signed chap.571
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1385
substituted for s5006a
Jun 14, 2019 substituted by a2459a
ordered to third reading cal.1385
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2019 print number 5006a
May 16, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Apr 03, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5006A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2019 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5006A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

Co-Sponsors

S5006 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6342
2013-2014: S909
2015-2016: S2514
2017-2018: S1699

S5006 - Summary

Relates to providing information on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma; requires the division of veterans' affairs to provide information regarding resources that are available to assist veterans who experienced military sexual trauma while on active duty or during military training, by maintaining a military sexual trauma portal on the division's internet website.

S5006 - Sponsor Memo

S5006 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5006

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, COMRIE, SEPULVEDA -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to providing infor-
  mation on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Section  7.09  of  the mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
  (L) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DISSEMINATE INFORMATION TO VETERANS REGARD-
ING WHICH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL  CENTERS,
OUTPATIENT  CLINICS,  COMMUNITY-BASED OUTPATIENT CLINICS, VET CENTERS OR
OTHER UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS  FACILITIES  VETERANS
CAN SEEK TREATMENT, COUNSELLING AND RESOURCES FOR MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA
EXPERIENCED  WHILE  ON  ACTIVE  DUTY  OR  DURING MILITARY TRAINING. SUCH
INFORMATION SHALL BE POSTED ON THE OFFICE'S WEBSITE WITH A LINK  TO  THE
WEBSITE  OF  THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND A LINK
TO THE WEBSITE OF THE STATE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law.  Effective immediately, the commissioner of mental
health shall promulgate any rules  and  regulations  necessary  for  the
implementation of this act on or before its effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01013-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S5006A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6342
2013-2014: S909
2015-2016: S2514
2017-2018: S1699

S5006A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing information on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma; requires the division of veterans' affairs to provide information regarding resources that are available to assist veterans who experienced military sexual trauma while on active duty or during military training, by maintaining a military sexual trauma portal on the division's internet website.

S5006A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5006A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5006--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, COMRIE, SEPULVEDA -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military Affairs --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to providing information
  on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 353 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 24 to read as follows:
  24.  TO  PROVIDE INFORMATION REGARDING RESOURCES THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO
ASSIST VETERANS WHO EXPERIENCED MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA WHILE  ON  ACTIVE
DUTY OR DURING MILITARY TRAINING, BY MAINTAINING A MILITARY SEXUAL TRAU-
MA  PORTAL ON THE DIVISION'S INTERNET WEBSITE. SUCH PORTAL SHALL PROVIDE
VIRTUAL LINKS TO APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMS ON  THE  FEDERAL  AND
STATE  LEVELS. THE DIVISION MAY CONSULT WITH THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. THE DIVISION SHALL MAKE REFERENCE TO  THIS
INFORMATION  PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS FOUR-A AND FOUR-B OF THIS
SECTION AND IN THE ANNUAL REPORT TO THE  GOVERNOR  AND  THE  LEGISLATURE
REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF THIS SECTION. SUCH INFORMA-
TION REQUIRED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  BE  MAINTAINED  AND  UPDATED
ANNUALLY.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment  and/or
repeal  of any rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of
this act on or before its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
completed on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01013-04-9

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