|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|Jun 05, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S482
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S482 - Details
S482 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S482 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring the office for people with developmental disabilities to submit an updated waitlist and placement report to the senate and assembly PURPOSE: To require OPWDD to submit a report by January 1, 2012 to the legislature, and update it every 6 months thereafter, providing detailed information on the waiting list for out-of-home residential care and a summary of placement activity relating to persons on the waiting list for each 6 month period prior to the submission of the report. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill creates a new section 13.28 of the mental hygiene law to require that OPWDD submit a report by January 1, 2012, and update it every 6 months thereafter, providing detailed information on the waiting list for out-of-home residential care and a summary of placement activity relating to persons on the waiting list for each 6 month period prior to the submission of the report. The bill requires that the report specify placement settings used and note the number and reasons for those placements that did either
S482 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 482 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 office for people with developmental disabilities to submit an updated waitlist and placement report to the senate and assembly 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 13.28 to read as follows: S 13.28 OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; RESIDENTIAL WAITLIST AND PLACEMENT REPORT. THE OFFICE SHALL SUBMIT BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND EVERY SIX MONTHS THEREAFTER, AN UPDATED WAITLIST AND PLACEMENT REPORT TO THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (A) WAITLIST INFORMATION. SUCH WAITLIST INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE THE STATEWIDE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS AWAITING PLACEMENT BROKEN DOWN INTO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS FROM WITHIN EACH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES OFFICE'S GEOGRAPHIC AREA WHO AWAIT RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT AND ARE EXPECTED TO REQUIRE SUCH PLACEMENT WITHIN THE NEXT YEAR. SUCH INFOR- MATION SHALL BE GROUPED BY THE AGE OF THE INDIVIDUAL AWAITING PLACEMENT AND THE AGE OF THEIR CAREGIVER, IF ANY. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE: 1. THE TYPE OF PLACEMENT SUCH INDIVIDUALS ARE EXPECTED TO REQUIRE DIVIDED INTO CERTIFIED OUT-OF-HOME, SUPERVISED, SUPPORTIVE PLACEMENT AND THE NUMBER OF SUCH PERSONS WHO ARE MEDICALLY FRAIL REQUIRING INTENSIVE MEDICAL CARE; 2. NON-CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT OUTSIDE OF THE PARENT'S OR PARENTS' OR OTHER CAREGIVER'S HOME; AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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