|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 19, 2021||referred to local government|
senate Bill S2036
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2036 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S2036 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the county law and the executive law, in relation to the reporting of a veteran's suicide PURPOSE: Requires the Division of Veterans Service to design a form that coron- ers, coroner's physicians and medical examiners will use to report deaths of veterans they suspect have been caused by suicide. The report will be provided to DVS. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends section 677of the County Law by adding a new subdivi- sion 10 to direct a coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner to report, through the use of a one page form, to the Division of Veterans' Affairs, any death which appears to be a suicide by a person who is
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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