senate Bill S2036

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of a veteran's suicide

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Jan 19, 2021 referred to local government

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S2036 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §677, County L; amd §353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6807

S2036 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall promptly report to the division of veterans' affairs, in a one page form developed and provided by such division of veterans' affairs, any death which appears to be a suicide by a person who, to the knowledge of the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner, is a veteran.

S2036 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2036 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2036
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, HELMING, JORDAN -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
   Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the county law and the executive law, in relation to the
   reporting of a veteran's suicide
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 677 of the county law is amended by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 10 to read as follows:
   10. THE CORONER, CORONER'S PHYSICIAN OR MEDICAL EXAMINER SHALL PROMPT-
 LY  REPORT  TO  THE  DIVISION  OF  VETERANS' AFFAIRS, IN A ONE PAGE FORM
 DEVELOPED AND PROVIDED BY SUCH DIVISION, ANY DEATH WHICH APPEARS TO BE A
 SUICIDE BY A PERSON WHO, TO THE  KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  CORONER,  CORONER'S
 PHYSICIAN OR MEDICAL EXAMINER, IS A VETERAN.
   §  2.  Section  353  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 25 to read as follows:
   25. TO DEVELOP A ONE PAGE FORM BY WHICH A CORONER, CORONER'S PHYSICIAN
 OR MEDICAL EXAMINER SHALL FILL OUT TO REPORT TO THE DIVISION  ANY  DEATH
 WHICH  APPEARS  TO BE A SUICIDE BY A PERSON WHO, TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE
 CORONER, CORONER'S PHYSICIAN OR MEDICAL EXAMINER,  IS  A  VETERAN.  THIS
 FORM  SHALL  PROVIDE  THE  ADDRESS  TO WHICH THE FORM IS TO BE MAILED OR
 SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY.
   § 3. Within 60 days of the effective date of this act, the division of
 veterans' affairs shall establish and implement the procedures and forms
 necessary for the implementation of this act.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03672-01-1


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