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File #: Int 0647-2018    Version: Name: Peer support services for veterans.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 10/10/2021 Law number: 2021/105
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to peer support services for veterans
Sponsors: Mathieu Eugene, Kalman Yeger , Kevin C. Riley, Deborah L. Rose, James F. Gennaro, Alicka Ampry-Samuel
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to coordinate with veteran service organizations to establish a hotline to provide peer support services and information to veterans.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 647-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 647, 3. Int. No. 647, 4. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 03-07-18, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 7, 2018, 7. Committee Report 6/19/18, 8. Hearing Testimony 6/19/18, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/19/18, 10. Proposed Int. No. 647-A - 9/1/21, 11. Committee Report 9/9/21, 12. Hearing Transcript 9/9/21, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. September 9, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Fiscal Impact Statement
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9/9/2021*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/19/2018*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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3/7/2018*Mathieu Eugene City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Mathieu Eugene City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 647-A

 

By Council Members Eugene, Yeger, Riley, Rose, Gennaro and Ampry-Samuel

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to peer support services for veterans

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 31 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 31-111 to read as follows:

§ 31-111 Peer support services. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “veteran peer specialist” shall mean an individual who is a veteran and is certified as a peer specialist in New York State.

b. The department shall coordinate with veteran service organizations for the purpose of establishing a hotline to provide peer support services and information to veterans. Such hotline shall be staffed by veteran peer specialists and shall provide counseling and referral services for callers.    

c. The department shall post on its website the peer support hotline telephone number, telephone operating hours and any additional information deemed by the department to be relevant.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

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Int. 324-2014 / LS 1392 / Int. 503-2011/Int. 0647-2018

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