Senate Bill S7374

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to transitional care

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S7374 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9729
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.37-a & 13.38, Ment Hyg L

2013-S7374 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to transitional care.

2013-S7374 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S7374 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7374

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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, in relation to transitional care

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  (a) of section 13.37-a of the mental hygiene
law, as added by chapter 405 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (a)  For purposes of this section, "transitional care" shall mean care
and maintenance of persons:
  1. who were placed in foster care by a social services district pursu-
ant to article six of the social services law and who have become  twen-
ty-one  years  of  age,  or who were placed in a residential educational
placement by a school district pursuant to article  eighty-nine  of  the
education  law  and  who  are  no  longer  eligible for free educational
services because they have completed  the  school  year  in  which  they
became twenty-one;
  2. who were disabled and in need of residential care prior to becoming
age  twenty-one  or  prior  to  becoming  ineligible  for free education
services and who have since remained continuously disabled  and  contin-
uously in need of residential care;
  3.  [who  became  twenty-one or became ineligible for free educational
services prior to July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six;
  4.]with respect to whom the office has approved a  plan  of  continued
out  of  home care for the person but has not yet identified a currently
available appropriate placement; AND
  [5.] 4. whose residential needs can be met by the  facility  in  which
the  persons resided prior to becoming age twenty-one or becoming ineli-
gible for free educational services[; and].
  [6. who on July first, nineteen hundred ninety-eight are in receipt of
transitional care, or who have continuously remained in the foster  care
or  residential education placement where they had received transitional
care.]
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 13.38 of the mental  hygiene  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  405  of  the  laws  of 1998, is amended to read as
follows:
              

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