senate Bill S5991

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the women veterans coordinator

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Current Bill Status Via A7594 - Signed by Governor


  • 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 approval memo.16
signed chap.480
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 05, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1023
substituted for s5991
Jun 05, 2019 substituted by a7594
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1023
May 16, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S5991 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7594
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §361-b, Exec L

S5991 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the duties of the women veterans coordinator to include: advocating for all women veterans in the state; and the inclusion of the contributions women veterans have made on behalf of the United States and this state on the division's official website.

S5991 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5991 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5991

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  the  women  veterans
  coordinator

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 361-b of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  515  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. Establishment of women veterans coordinator. There is hereby estab-
lished within the division, a "women  veterans  coordinator"  who  shall
work under the direction of the director and whose duties shall include,
but not be limited to, the:
  (a)  identification,  development,  planning, organization and coordi-
nation of all statewide programs and services to meet the needs of women
veterans;
  (b) recommendation to the  director  to  ensure  compliance  with  all
existing  division  policies  and regulations pertaining to the needs of
women veterans on the state and federal level and  make  recommendations
regarding the improvement of benefits and services to women veterans;
  (c)  liaison  between  the  division,  the United States department of
veterans affairs center for women veterans, the United States department
of veterans affairs advisory committee on women veterans, state veterans
nursing homes, state agencies, community  groups,  advocates  and  other
veterans and military organizations and interested parties;
  (d) ADVOCATING FOR ALL WOMEN VETERANS IN THE STATE;
  (E) development and maintenance of a clearinghouse for information and
resources for women veterans;
  [(e)]  (F)  promote  events and activities that recognize, educate and
honor women veterans, including but not  limited  to  seminars  required

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

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