senate Bill S95

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S95 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2655
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §350, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7610, A10015

S95 (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.

S95 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S95 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    95
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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 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


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