senate Bill S4861A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to provisions of law relating to the protection of people with special needs

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2013 signed chap.83
Jun 24, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.597
substituted for s4861a
Jun 18, 2013 substituted by a7904
Jun 10, 2013 amended on third reading 4861a
May 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2013 1st report cal.597
Apr 26, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S4861 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7904
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §31.35, Ment Hyg L; amd §§488 & 378-a, Soc Serv L

S4861 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to provisions of law relating to the protection of people with special needs.

S4861 - Sponsor Memo

S4861 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4861

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- (at request of the Commission on Quality
  of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities) -- 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 and the social services  law,  in
  relation  to making technical changes to the protection of people with
  special needs act

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 31.35 of the mental hygiene law,
as  amended  by  chapter  575 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a) Every provider of services who contracts with or  is  approved  or
otherwise  authorized  by  the  office to provide services, except (1) a
department facility, (2) a hospital as defined in  article  twenty-eight
of  the  public  health  law, or (3) a licensed professional under title
eight of the education law who does not have employees or volunteers who
will have regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted  physical
contact  with  the  clients  of such provider, and every applicant to be
such a provider of services except (i) a  department  facility,  (ii)  a
hospital as defined in article twenty-eight of the public health law, or
(iii) a licensed professional under title eight of the education law who
does not have employees or volunteers who will have regular and substan-
tial  unsupervised  or unrestricted physical contact with the clients of
such provider, shall request that the [office] JUSTICE  CENTER  FOR  THE
PROTECTION  OF  PEOPLE  WITH  SPECIAL NEEDS check, and upon such request
[the office] SUCH JUSTICE CENTER shall request and shall  be  authorized
to  receive  from  the  division  of  criminal justice services criminal
history information, as such phrase  is  defined  in  paragraph  (c)  of
subdivision  one  of section eight hundred forty-five-b of the executive
law, concerning each prospective operator, employee or volunteer of such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09487-02-3

S4861A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7904
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §31.35, Ment Hyg L; amd §§488 & 378-a, Soc Serv L

S4861A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to provisions of law relating to the protection of people with special needs.

S4861A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4861A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4861--A
    Cal. No. 597

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- (at request of the Commission on Quality
  of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities) -- read twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Mental Health and Developmental  Disabilities  --  reported  favorably
  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law and the social services law, in
  relation to making technical changes to the protection of people  with
  special needs act

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 31.35 of the mental hygiene law,
as amended by chapter 575 of the laws of 2004, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  Every  provider  of services who contracts with or is approved or
otherwise authorized by the office OF MENTAL HEALTH to provide services,
except (1) a department facility, (2) a hospital as defined  in  article
twenty-eight  of  the  public health law, or (3) a licensed professional
under title eight of the education law who does not  have  employees  or
volunteers  who  will have regular and substantial unsupervised or unre-
stricted physical contact with the clients of such provider,  and  every
applicant  to  be  such  a  provider of services except (i) a department
facility, (ii) a hospital as defined  in  article  twenty-eight  of  the
public health law, or (iii) a licensed professional under title eight of
the  education  law  who  does not have employees or volunteers who will
have regular  and  substantial  unsupervised  or  unrestricted  physical
contact  with  the  clients  of  such  provider,  shall request that the
[office] JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL  NEEDS
check,  and  upon  such  request  [the office] SUCH JUSTICE CENTER shall
request and shall be authorized to receive from the division of criminal

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

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