senate Bill S2036

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of a veteran's suicide

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Current Bill Status Via A3237 - Delivered to Governor


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1101
substituted for s2036b
Jun 02, 2021 substituted by a3237a
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
amended 2036b
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1101
May 12, 2021 print number 2036a
May 12, 2021 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 19, 2021 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S2036 - Details

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

S2036 - Summary

Provides that the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall promptly report to the division of veterans' services, in a 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; a report shall be provided to the governor and legislature on certain suicide statistics no later than June 13, 2024.

S2036 - Sponsor Memo

S2036 - 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


Co-Sponsors

S2036A - Details

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

S2036A - Summary

Provides that the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall promptly report to the division of veterans' services, in a 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; a report shall be provided to the governor and legislature on certain suicide statistics no later than June 13, 2024.

S2036A - Sponsor Memo

S2036A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2036--A
 
                        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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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' SERVICES, 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 26 to read as follows:
   26. 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' services shall establish  and  implement  the  procedures  and
 forms necessary for the implementation of this act.
   §  4.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03672-04-1

Co-Sponsors

S2036B (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S2036B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the coroner, coroner's physician or medical examiner shall promptly report to the division of veterans' services, in a 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; a report shall be provided to the governor and legislature on certain suicide statistics no later than June 13, 2024.

S2036B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2036B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2036--B
     Cal. No. 1101
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BROOKS, HELMING, BORRELLO, HINCHEY, JORDAN, RATH --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --  committee  discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report, amended on second report, ordered to a  third  reading,
   and  to  be  reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order of
   third reading
 
 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  REPORT
 TO  THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES, IN A FORM, AND TIME FRAME DEVEL-
 OPED BY SUCH DIVISION IN A MANNER THAT  IS  PROTECTIVE  OF  PRIVACY  AND
 CONTAINS  AGGREGATE, RATHER THAN INDIVIDUAL DATA TO THE EXTENT PRACTICA-
 BLE, 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 26 to read as follows:
   26.  (A)  TO DEVELOP A FORM BY WHICH A CORONER, CORONER'S PHYSICIAN OR
 MEDICAL EXAMINER, PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN  OF  THE
 COUNTY LAW, SHALL 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 AT A  MINI-
 MUM:  (I)  ENSURE  COMPLIANCE WITH THE STRICTEST PRIVACY PROTECTIONS AND
 ENCOURAGE DATA AGGREGATION TO THE  EXTENT  FEASIBLE;  (II)  PROVIDE  THE
 ADDRESS  TO  WHICH THE FORM IS TO BE MAILED OR SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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