senate Bill S6527

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers and duties of local veterans' service agencies

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Current Bill Status Via A8096 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2019 signed chap.482
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1733
substituted for s6527
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by a8096
ordered to third reading cal.1733
Jun 14, 2019 referred to rules

S6527 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §358, Exec L

S6527 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds the process of submitting an application for a discharge upgrade to the discharge upgrade advisory board to the powers and duties of local veterans' service agencies.

S6527 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6527 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the powers and  duties
  of local veterans' service agencies


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  358  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  106  of  the  laws  of 2003, is amended to read as
  1. A local veterans' service agency shall have power under the  direc-
tion  of the state veterans' service agency, and it shall be its duty to
inform military and naval authorities of the United  States  and  assist
members  of  the  armed  forces  and veterans, who are residents of this
state, and their families, in relation  to  (1)  matters  pertaining  to
educational training and retraining services and facilities, (2) health,
medical  and  rehabilitation  services and facilities, (3) provisions of
federal, state and local laws and regulations affording  special  rights
and privileges to members of the armed forces and war veterans and their
families, (4) employment and re-employment services, [and] (5) THE PROC-
DISCHARGE UPGRADE ADVISORY BOARD, AND  (6)  other  matters  of  similar,
related  or  appropriate  nature. The local veterans' service agency may
also assist families of members of the reserve components of  the  armed
forces and the organized militia ordered into active duty to ensure that
they  are made aware of and are receiving all appropriate support avail-
able to them and are placed in contact with the agencies responsible for
such support, including, but not limited to, the  division  of  military
and  naval  affairs  and  other state agencies responsible for providing
such support. The local veterans' service agency also shall perform such
other duties as may be assigned by the state director.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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