Bill Text: NY A08535 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs the division of veterans services and the division of the budget to conduct a study on veterans services provided to residents of the state.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-08-23 - referred to veterans' affairs [A08535 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08535-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          8535

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     August 23, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced by M. of A. D'URSO -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Veterans' Affairs

        AN  ACT  to direct the division of veterans services and the division of
          the budget to conduct a study on veterans services provided  to  resi-
          dents  of  the  state; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
          upon expiration thereof

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  1. (a) The division of veterans services, in consultation
     2  with the division of the budget,  shall  conduct  a  study  on  veterans
     3  services provided to residents of New York state.
     4    (b) Such study shall include, but not be limited to:
     5    i.  a list of all veterans services agencies and not-for-profit organ-
     6  izations which provide services to veterans;
     7    ii. the counties served by each veterans services agency  or  not-for-
     8  profit organization; and
     9    iii.  the  services  provided by each veterans services agency or not-
    10  for-profit organization.
    11    2. On or before one year from the effective  date  of  this  act,  the
    12  division  of  veterans services shall submit such study to the governor,
    13  the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly,  all
    14  members of the senate committee on veterans, homeland security and mili-
    15  tary affairs, and the assembly committee on veterans services.
    16    3.  The  division  of veterans services and the division of the budget
    17  may request, and are authorized to receive,  any  information  from  any
    18  state  agency  that  is  relevant and material to the completion of such
    19  study. Such information received by the division  of  veterans  services
    20  shall  be subject to the same requirements for confidentiality and limi-
    21  tations on use, if any, as are applicable to such state agency's use  of
    22  such information.
    23    §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
    24  deemed repealed January 1, 2021.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10985-03-9
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