senate Bill S1109D

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.496
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1372
substituted for s1109d
Jun 16, 2014 substituted by a8452
ordered to third reading cal.1372
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2014 print number 1109d
amend (t) and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 07, 2013 print number 1109c
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 05, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 02, 2013 print number 1109b
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 11, 2013 print number 1109a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S1109D
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 5, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S1109D
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2014

Jun 5, 2013 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S1109B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2013

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B
C
D (Active)
Original
A
B
C
D (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S1109 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8452
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.15 & 16.01, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6420

S1109 - Summary

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"; defines terms; ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities who utilize long-term care services under the medical assistance program administered by the state have meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and institutional program options to ensure the well-being of such individuals.

S1109 - Sponsor Memo

S1109 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1109

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
  "people first act of 2013"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "people first act of 2013".
  S  2.  Legislative  findings.  It  is the intent of the legislature to
ensure that individuals  with  developmental  disabilities  who  utilize
long-term  care  services under the medical assistance program and other
long-term care related benefit programs administered by the  state  have
meaningful  access to a reasonable array of community-based and institu-
tional program options and to ensure the well-being of individuals  with
developmental  disabilities,  taking  into  account  their  informed and
expressed choices. Furthermore, the legislature declares that it is  the
policy  of  the  state  to  ensure  that the clinical, habilitative, and
social needs of individuals with developmental disabilities  who  choose
to  reside  in  integrated community-based settings can have those needs
met in integrated community-based settings.  In  order  to  meaningfully
comply  with  this  policy,  the state must have an understanding of the
existing capacity  in  integrated-community  based  settings,  including
direct  support professionals and licensed professionals, such as physi-
cians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and psychiatrists, as well
as residential capacity to provide for these needs.
  It is further the intent of the legislature to support  the  satisfac-
tion  and  success of consumers through the delivery of quality services
and supports. Evaluation of the services that consumers receive is a key
aspect to the service system. Utilizing the information  that  consumers

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

Co-Sponsors

S1109A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8452
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.15 & 16.01, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6420

S1109A - Summary

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"; defines terms; ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities who utilize long-term care services under the medical assistance program administered by the state have meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and institutional program options to ensure the well-being of such individuals.

S1109A - Sponsor Memo

S1109A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1109--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Mental  Health  and  Developmental   Disabilities   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to enacting the
  "people first act of 2013"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "people first act of 2013".
  S 2. Legislative findings. It is the  intent  of  the  legislature  to
ensure  that  individuals  with  developmental  disabilities who utilize
long-term care services under the medical assistance program  and  other
long-term  care  related benefit programs administered by the state have
meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and  institu-
tional  program options and to ensure the well-being of individuals with
developmental disabilities,  taking  into  account  their  informed  and
expressed  choices. Furthermore, the legislature declares that it is the
policy of the state to  ensure  that  the  clinical,  habilitative,  and
social  needs  of individuals with developmental disabilities who choose
to reside in integrated community-based settings can  have  those  needs
met  in  integrated  community-based  settings. In order to meaningfully
comply with this policy, the state must have  an  understanding  of  the
existing  capacity  in  integrated-community  based  settings, including
direct support professionals and licensed professionals, such as  physi-
cians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and psychiatrists, as well
as residential capacity to provide for these needs.
  It  is  further the intent of the legislature to support the satisfac-
tion and success of consumers through the delivery of  quality  services

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

Co-Sponsors

S1109B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8452
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.15 & 16.01, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6420

S1109B - Summary

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"; defines terms; ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities who utilize long-term care services under the medical assistance program administered by the state have meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and institutional program options to ensure the well-being of such individuals.

S1109B - Sponsor Memo

S1109B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1109--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Mental  Health  and  Developmental   Disabilities   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
  "people first act of 2013"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "people first act of 2013".
  S  2.  Legislative  findings.  It  is the intent of the legislature to
ensure that individuals  with  developmental  disabilities  who  utilize
long-term  care  services under the medical assistance program and other
long-term care related benefit programs administered by the  state  have
meaningful  access to a reasonable array of community-based and institu-
tional program options and to ensure the well-being of individuals  with
developmental  disabilities,  taking  into  account  their  informed and
expressed choices. Furthermore, the legislature declares that it is  the
policy  of  the  state  to  ensure  that the clinical, habilitative, and
social needs of individuals with developmental disabilities  who  choose
to  reside  in  integrated community-based settings can have those needs
met in integrated community-based settings.  In  order  to  meaningfully
comply  with  this  policy,  the state must have an understanding of the
existing capacity  in  integrated-community  based  settings,  including
direct  support professionals and licensed professionals, such as physi-
cians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and psychiatrists, as well
as residential capacity to provide for these needs.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02298-05-3

Co-Sponsors

S1109C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8452
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.15 & 16.01, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6420

S1109C - Summary

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"; defines terms; ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities who utilize long-term care services under the medical assistance program administered by the state have meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and institutional program options to ensure the well-being of such individuals.

S1109C - Sponsor Memo

S1109C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1109--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Mental  Health  and  Developmental   Disabilities   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to enacting the
  "people first act of 2013"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "people first act of 2013".
  S 2. Legislative findings. It is the  intent  of  the  legislature  to
ensure  that  individuals  with  developmental  disabilities who utilize
long-term care services under the medical assistance program  and  other
long-term  care  related benefit programs administered by the state have
meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and  institu-
tional  program options and to ensure the well-being of individuals with
developmental disabilities,  taking  into  account  their  informed  and
expressed  choices. Furthermore, the legislature declares that it is the
policy of the state to  ensure  that  the  clinical,  habilitative,  and
social  needs  of individuals with developmental disabilities who choose
to reside in integrated community-based settings can  have  those  needs
met  in  integrated  community-based  settings. In order to meaningfully
comply with this policy, the state must have  an  understanding  of  the
existing  capacity  in  integrated-community  based  settings, including
direct support professionals and licensed professionals, such as  physi-

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

Co-Sponsors

S1109D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8452
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13.15 & 16.01, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6420

S1109D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "people first act of 2014"; defines terms; ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities who utilize long-term care services under the medical assistance program administered by the state have meaningful access to a reasonable array of community-based and institutional program options to ensure the well-being of such individuals.

S1109D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1109D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1109--D

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Mental  Health  and  Developmental   Disabilities   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted to the
  Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities  in  accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to enacting the
  "people first act of 2014"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "people first act of 2014".
  S 2. Legislative findings. It is the  intent  of  the  legislature  to
ensure  that  individuals  with  developmental  disabilities who utilize
long-term care services under the medical assistance program  and  other
long-term  care  related benefit programs administered by the state have
meaningful and reliable access to a reasonable array of  community-based
and  institutional program options and to ensure the well-being of indi-
viduals with  developmental  disabilities,  taking  into  account  their
informed  and  expressed  choices. Furthermore, the legislature declares
that it is the policy of the state to ensure that the clinical,  habili-
tative,  and social needs of individuals with developmental disabilities
who choose to reside in integrated  community-based  settings  can  have
those  needs  met  in  integrated  community-based settings. In order to

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

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