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S01699 Summary:

BILL NOS01699
 
SAME ASSAME AS A01827
 
SPONSORPARKER
 
COSPNSRADDABBO, BAILEY, COMRIE
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 7.09, Ment Hyg L
 
Provides information on where to seek help regarding sexual trauma in the military.
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S01699 Actions:

BILL NOS01699
 
01/10/2017REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
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S01699 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1699
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 10, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 mental hygiene law, in relation to providing  infor-
          mation on where to seek help in regards to military sexual trauma

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1.   Section 7.09 of the mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
     3    (l) The commissioner shall disseminate information to veterans regard-
     4  ing  which United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers,
     5  outpatient clinics, community-based outpatient clinics, vet  centers  or
     6  other  United  States Department of Veterans Affairs facilities veterans
     7  can seek treatment, counselling and resources for military sexual trauma
     8  experienced while on active  duty  or  during  military  training.  Such
     9  information  shall  be posted on the office's website with a link to the
    10  website of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and  a  link
    11  to the website of the state division of veterans' affairs.
    12    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    13  have become a law; provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
    14  commissioner of mental health shall promulgate any rules and regulations
    15  necessary  for the implementation of this act on or before its effective
    16  date.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02656-01-7
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