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|Jan 17, 2013||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S2413
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S2413 - Details
S2413 - Summary
Requires every firefighter, police officer, emergency medical technician and certified first responder to complete training on intellectual and developmental disabilities.
S2413 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2413 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: The proposed legislation will require police officers, fire fighters, emergency medical technician and certified first responders to complete training in the appropriate recognition and response methods to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends section 13.09 of the mental hygiene law by adding a new subdivision (h) stating that the commissioner shall develop and implement a curriculum and course of study on the risks associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the appropriate recognition and response methods relating to intellectual and developmental disabilities. Subdivision 6 of section 156 of the executive law, as amended by
S2413 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2413 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 17, 2013 ___________ 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 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 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. LBD05576-01-3
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