senate Bill S6938

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the preparation and submission of a report regarding homeless persons who are veterans in the state of New York

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 15, 2020 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.17
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6938 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8969
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353, Exec L; amd §2, Chap of 2019 (as proposed in S.4049-A & A.5660)

S6938 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the preparation and submission of a report regarding homeless persons who are veterans in the state of New York.

S6938 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6938 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6938

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 a report  on  homeless
  veterans;  and  to  amend  a  chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the
  executive law relating to the performance of a study  regarding  home-
  less persons who are veterans in the state of New York, as proposed in
  legislative  bills  numbers  S.4049-A  and  A.5660, in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  6-a  of section 353 of the executive law, as
added by a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the executive law relat-
ing to the performance of a study regarding  homeless  persons  who  are
veterans  in  the  state  of  New York, as proposed in legislative bills
numbers S.4049-A and A.5660, is amended to read as follows:
  6-a. To [conduct a study] PREPARE AND SUBMIT A REPORT, in consultation
with the office of temporary and disability  assistance,  department  of
labor,  and  office  of  children  and  family services to determine the
number of homeless persons in New York state  that  are  veterans.  Such
[study]  REPORT  shall  include,  but  not  be limited to, THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION TO THE EXTENT IT IS REASONABLY ACCESSIBLE TO  THE  DIVISION:
(a)  an  analysis  of veterans in New York state who are currently home-
less, or have been homeless within five years  of  being  released  from
active  duty  including an analysis of gender as it relates to homeless-
ness of veterans; (b) data on the number of children of homeless  veter-
ans,  including  the  current  placement  of such children; (c) cases of
military sexual trauma experienced by homeless veterans while on  active
duty or during military training, including a breakdown of the collected
data  based upon the gender of the victim; and (d) the unemployment rate
for New York state veterans. The term "children  of  homeless  veterans"
shall  mean  a person who is unmarried and who is under the age of eigh-
teen years, and is the biological or legally adopted child of a veteran.
[A written report of such study] THE REPORT shall be  delivered  to  the
governor, the speaker of the assembly and the temporary president of the

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

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