Bill Text: NY S05214 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


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: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - PRINT NUMBER 5214A [S05214 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05214-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5214--A

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                     April 16, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sens. BROOKS, ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland
          Security  and  Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        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-

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10985-02-9

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     1  tations  on use, if any, as are applicable to such state agency's use of
     2  such information.
     3    §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
     4  deemed repealed January 1, 2021.
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