assembly Bill A2655

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or an experience of military sexual trauma

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans' affairs
Jan 19, 2021 referred to veterans' affairs

A2655 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S95
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §350, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10015, S7610

A2655 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to designating health care providers who may diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or an experience of military sexual trauma in veterans.

A2655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2655
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Veterans' Affairs
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to authorizing certain
   health care providers in the state to diagnose  post-traumatic  stress
   disorder or traumatic brain injury

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 350 of the executive law, as added
 by chapter 490 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   8. The term "qualifying condition" means a diagnosis of post-traumatic
 stress disorder or traumatic brain injury made by, or an  experience  of
 military  sexual  trauma,  as described in 38 USC 1720D, as amended from
 time to time, disclosed to, an individual  licensed  to  provide  health
 care services [at a United States Department of Veterans Affairs facili-
 ty] IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.  The division shall develop a standardized
 form  used  to confirm that the veteran has a qualifying condition under
 this subdivision.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02790-01-1