senate Bill S3876

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes an "Amber Alert" system for missing developmentally disabled persons

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1382
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 26, 2013 referred to finance

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S3876 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5268

S3876 - Summary

Establishes an "Amber Alert" system for missing developmentally disabled persons.

S3876 - Sponsor Memo

S3876 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3876

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  prompt
  response  and  notification  program for missing persons with develop-
  mental disabilities, Alzheimer's disease or other dementia

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

  Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 20 to read as follows:
   20. (A) IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES,  OFFICE  OF  MENTAL  HEALTH,  DIVISION OF STATE POLICE AND
OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES, DEVELOP, REGULARLY  UPDATE  AND  DISTRIBUTE,
MODEL  MISSING  PERSONS  WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES,  ALZHEIMER'S
DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA PROMPT RESPONSE AND NOTIFICATION PLANS,  WHICH
SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE  FOR  USE,  IN THEIR DISCRETION, AS APPROPRIATE, BY
LOCAL COMMUNITIES  AND  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  PERSONNEL.  SUCH  PLANS  SHALL
INVOLVE A PRO-ACTIVE, COORDINATED RESPONSE, PLANNED IN ADVANCE, THAT MAY
BE  PROMPTLY TRIGGERED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL UPON CONFIRMATION BY
A POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER OR POLICE AGENCY OF A REPORT OF  SUCH  A
MISSING PERSON.
  (B) SUCH PLANS SHALL, AT A MINIMUM, PROVIDE THAT:
  (I)  THE  NAME OF SUCH MISSING PERSON, A DESCRIPTION OF THE PERSON AND
OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION MAY BE PROMPTLY DISPATCHED OVER  THE  POLICE
COMMUNICATION SYSTEM;
  (II)  SUCH  INFORMATION  MAY BE IMMEDIATELY PROVIDED ORALLY, ELECTRON-
ICALLY OR BY FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION TO ONE OR MORE  RADIO  STATIONS  AND
OTHER  BROADCAST  MEDIA OUTLETS SERVING THE COMMUNITY INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THOSE WHICH HAVE VOLUNTARILY AGREED, IN ADVANCE, TO PROMPTLY
NOTIFY OTHER SUCH RADIO STATIONS AND OTHER BROADCAST  MEDIA  OUTLETS  IN
LIKE MANNER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07285-02-3

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