senate Bill S3627A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires every firefighter, police officer, emergency medical technician and certified first responder to complete training on developmental disabilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Apr 18, 2011 print number 3627a
amend (t) and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 28, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S3627 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §§156 & 837-a, Exec L; amd §3011, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5528A

S3627 - Summary

Requires every firefighter, police officer, emergency medical technician and certified first responder to complete training on intellectual and developmental disabilities.

S3627 - Sponsor Memo

S3627 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3627

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, the executive law and the public
  health law, in relation to requiring  police  officers,  firefighters,
  emergency  medical  technicians  and  certified  first  responders  to
  complete training in the appropriate recognition and response  methods
  to persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 13.09 of the mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND IMPLEMENT A CURRICULUM AND
COURSE OF STUDY TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND INFORMATION TO  FIREFIGHTERS,
POLICE  OFFICERS,  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  TECHNICIANS  AND  CERTIFIED FIRST
RESPONDERS ON THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MENTAL RETARDATION AND  DEVELOP-
MENTAL  DISABILITIES, AND THE APPROPRIATE RECOGNITION AND RESPONSE METH-
ODS RELATING TO MENTAL RETARDATION AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 156 of the executive law, as amended  by
chapter 580 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  6.  Plan,  coordinate and provide training for firefighters, both paid
and volunteer, and related governmental officers and employees, relating
to fire and arson prevention and control, and  encourage  expansion  and
improvement of local training facilities in cooperation with fire compa-
nies,  municipal corporations and districts. Such training shall be made
available by video or computer  to  the  maximum  extent  possible.  The
office  shall  adopt  rules  and  regulations relating to such training,
including but not limited to training standards used and the process  by
which  training  hours  are  allocated  to counties as well as a uniform
procedure for requesting and providing additional training hours.   SUCH
TRAINING  SHALL  REQUIRE EVERY FIREFIGHTER, ONCE EVERY THIRTY MONTHS, TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07527-01-1

S3627A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §§156 & 837-a, Exec L; amd §3011, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5528A

S3627A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires every firefighter, police officer, emergency medical technician and certified first responder to complete training on intellectual and developmental disabilities.

S3627A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3627A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3627--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, the executive law and the public
  health  law,  in  relation to requiring police officers, firefighters,
  emergency  medical  technicians  and  certified  first  responders  to
  complete  training in the appropriate recognition and response methods
  to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Section  13.09  of the mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows:
  (H) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP  AND  IMPLEMENT  A  CURRICULUM  AND
COURSE  OF STUDY TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND INFORMATION TO FIREFIGHTERS,
POLICE OFFICERS,  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  TECHNICIANS  AND  CERTIFIED  FIRST
RESPONDERS  ON  THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES, AND  THE  APPROPRIATE  RECOGNITION  AND  RESPONSE  METHODS
RELATING TO INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
  S  2. Subdivision 6 of section 156 of the executive law, as amended by
chapter 580 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  6. Plan, coordinate and provide training for firefighters,  both  paid
and volunteer, and related governmental officers and employees, relating
to  fire  and  arson prevention and control, and encourage expansion and
improvement of local training facilities in cooperation with fire compa-
nies, municipal corporations and districts. Such training shall be  made
available  by  video  or  computer  to  the maximum extent possible. The
office shall adopt rules and  regulations  relating  to  such  training,
including  but not limited to training standards used and the process by
which training hours are allocated to counties  as  well  as  a  uniform
procedure  for requesting and providing additional training hours.  SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07527-02-1

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