senate Bill S666A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides benefit information to national guard members

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Current Bill Status Via A5832 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 08, 2022 signed chap.483
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
May 25, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1201
substituted for s666a
May 25, 2022 substituted by a5832a
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1201
May 02, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 03, 2022 print number 666a
Mar 03, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S666A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 2, 2022 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S666A
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 2, 2022

Co-Sponsors

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S666 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5832
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §255, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7322
2017-2018: S4524
2019-2020: S2283, A8390

S666 - Summary

Relates to providing benefit information to a national guard member.

S666 - Sponsor Memo

S666 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    666
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  a  help
   line/crisis line to assist veterans

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision  2  of  section  3803  of  the
 public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 743 of the laws of 2006, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (b) establishment of a toll-free telephone hotline to provide informa-
 tion regarding health care providers and treatment centers  with  exper-
 tise  in  illnesses  associated with military duty AND A TOLL-FREE TELE-
 PHONE NUMBER FOR USE AS (I) A CLEARINGHOUSE BY VETERANS, ACTIVE  MEMBERS
 OF  THE  ARMED  FORCES  IN THIS STATE, INCLUDING THE NATIONAL GUARD, AND
 THEIR FAMILIES TO OBTAIN, IN RESPONSE TO THEIR REQUESTS  ABOUT  BENEFITS
 OR  SERVICES  THAT  MAY  BE AVAILABLE TO SUCH VETERANS, MEMBERS OR THEIR
 FAMILIES, REFERRALS TO ENTITIES THAT PROVIDE SUCH BENEFITS OR  SERVICES,
 AND (II) A CRISIS LINE TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE FROM VETER-
 ANS  THAT IS MODELED ON THE FEDERAL VETERANS' CRISIS LINE. THE TOLL-FREE
 TELEPHONE NUMBER SHALL BE STAFFED BY EMPLOYEES OF OR TRAINED  VOLUNTEERS
 WORKING AT THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES ON WEEKDAYS DURING REGULAR
 BUSINESS  HOURS,  AND ON WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS FROM NINE O'CLOCK A.M. TO
 FIVE O'CLOCK P.M.; and
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04627-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S666A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5832
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Add §255, Mil L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7322
2017-2018: S4524
2019-2020: S2283, A8390

S666A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing benefit information to a national guard member.

S666A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S666A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  666--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, KAPLAN, MYRIE, SALA-
   ZAR, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
   Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security
   and Military Affairs in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the military  law,  in  relation  to  providing  benefit
   information to a national guard member
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The military law is amended by adding a new section 255 to
 read as follows:
   § 255. BENEFIT INFORMATION FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS AND FAMILIES.
   1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, "MILITARY SERVICE" SHALL HAVE  THE
 SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   2.  THE  DIVISION  OF  MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE
 STATE AND FEDERAL BENEFIT INFORMATION FOR  NATIONAL  GUARD  MEMBERS  AND
 THEIR  SPOUSES,  DOMESTIC PARTNERS, CHILDREN, AND PARENTS, INCLUDING BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION  FROM  THE  STATE  FAMILY  SUPPORT  SERVICES
 PROGRAM.   SUCH BENEFIT INFORMATION SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN A PRINTED
 VERSION AND POSTED ELECTRONICALLY ON SUCH DIVISION'S WEBSITE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04627-05-2


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