senate Bill S3247

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of developmental disabilities to define a career path for direct support professionals

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Mar 06, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 31, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Mar 6, 2013 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2013

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S3247 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1931
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง16.39, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7472A, A10674

S3247 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to define a career path for direct support professionals.

S3247 - Sponsor Memo

S3247 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3247

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  requiring  the
  commissioner of developmental disabilities to define a career path for
  direct support professionals

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
16.39 to read as follows:
S 16.39 CAREER PATH FOR DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS.
  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISIONS OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSION-
ER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  NATIONAL  AND  STATE EXPERTS, SHALL CREATE A
PUBLIC WORKFORCE INITIATIVE TO DEFINE A CAREER  PATH  MODEL  FOR  DIRECT
SUPPORT  PROFESSIONALS  BY  BLENDING  BEST PRACTICE LEARNING INITIATIVES
INCLUDING THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA'S COLLEGE OF  DIRECT  SUPPORT  AND
NEW  YORK  STATE  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES. FOR PROVIDER
ORGANIZATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONDUCT  ONE-DAY  REGIONAL  LEARNING
SEMINARS ON THE TREND OF DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES TOWARD COMPE-
TENCY  BASED  TRAINING, THE ROLE AND VALUE OF SKILL MENTORS, AND FACILI-
TATING DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05972-01-3

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