Senate amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Places the responsibility for studying creating a North Carolina veteran registry with the Department of Information Technology but allows for consultation with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the NCGA Program Evaluation Division he (was, study by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in consultation with the Department of Information Technology and the NCGA Program Evaluation Division). Makes conforming changes. Changes the act's long title.
Bill Summaries: S409 STUDY NC VETERANS REGISTRY.
Summary date: Apr 17 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: Apr 9 2019 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Provides that upon registering, a veteran or veteran's family member will receive access to information about (was, receive ongoing communications about) available benefits, programs, and services. Changes the due date of the report from November 1, 2019, to February 1, 2020.
Summary date: Mar 28 2019 - View Summary
Directs the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (Department) to study the issue of creating a North Carolina veterans registry with the purpose of giving veterans and their families improved access to information regarding State benefits, programs, and services. Requires consultation with the Department of Information Technology and the Program Evaluation Division. Provides that upon registration, a veteran or family member would receive ongoing communication from the Department, and have the option to leave the registry. Identifies six issues for the Department to study, including the information technology needed and the best ways to maintain security of the registrants' personal information. Directs the Department to report to the specified NCGA committee by November 1, 2019.