senate Bill S5102A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the direct support professional credential pilot program

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.265
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1561
substituted for s5102a
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a7313a
ordered to third reading cal.1561
Jun 17, 2013 print number 5102a
amend and recommit to rules
Jun 11, 2013 reported and committed to rules
May 22, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 08, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5102A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 11, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S5102
33
0
committee
33
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 22, 2013 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5102
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 22, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S5102 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7313A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.41, Ment Hyg L

S5102 - Summary

Establishes the direct support professional credential pilot program to assist and attract individuals into the field of direct support, advance direct support as a career and professionalize the field to promote workforce recruitment and retention efforts, while creating a career ladder; requires the office for people with developmental disabilities to administer such pilot program for three years; makes related provisions.

S5102 - Sponsor Memo

S5102 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5102

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 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 establishing  the
  direct support professional credential pilot program

  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
13.41 to read as follows:
S 13.41 DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL PILOT PROGRAM.
  (A) THE OFFICE SHALL INITIATE A PROGRAM TO CONTINUE TO GAIN THE EXPER-
TISE  AND  KNOWLEDGE  OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WORKFORCE AND OF
THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION NEEDS
THROUGHOUT THE FIELD.  THE  OFFICE  SHALL  IMPLEMENT  A  DIRECT  SUPPORT
PROFESSIONAL  CREDENTIAL PILOT PROGRAM TO ASSIST AND ATTRACT INDIVIDUALS
INTO THE FIELD OF DIRECT SUPPORT, ADVANCE DIRECT SUPPORT AS A CAREER AND
PROFESSIONALIZE THE FIELD TO PROMOTE WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
EFFORTS, ADVANCE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES, WHILE CREATING A CAREER LADDER
WITH COMMENSURATE PAY  FOR  ADVANCED  SKILLS,  AND  FURTHER  ENSURE  THE
HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL BEING OF INDIVIDUALS BEING SERVED.
  (B) THERE HEREBY IS CREATED THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL
PILOT  PROGRAM  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE  TO  ASSIST INDIVIDUALS IN THE FIELD
OBTAIN A CREDENTIAL IN THEIR FIELD OF EXPERTISE.
  (1) SUCH PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE  FOR  THREE
YEARS.  THE  PILOT  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE STATE-OPERATED FACILITIES AND
NOT-FOR-PROFIT PROVIDERS, LICENSED AND CERTIFIED BY  THE  OFFICE.    THE
PURPOSE OF THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE TO ASSESS HOW THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
A  STATE ACCREDITED DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL: (A) PROMOTES
RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION  EFFORTS  IN  THE  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES
FIELD,  NOTABLY  THE  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL POSITION; (B) ENHANCES
COMPETENCE IN THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES FIELD; (C)  YIELDS  QUALITY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10817-01-3

S5102A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7313A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.41, Ment Hyg L

S5102A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the direct support professional credential pilot program to assist and attract individuals into the field of direct support, advance direct support as a career and professionalize the field to promote workforce recruitment and retention efforts, while creating a career ladder; requires the office for people with developmental disabilities to administer such pilot program for three years; makes related provisions.

S5102A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5102A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5102--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 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 -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to the Committee on Finance -- reported favorably from said
  committee and  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing the
  direct support professional credential pilot program

  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
13.41 to read as follows:
S 13.41 DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL PILOT PROGRAM.
  (A) THE OFFICE SHALL INITIATE A PROGRAM TO CONTINUE TO GAIN THE EXPER-
TISE AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES  WORKFORCE  AND  OF
THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION NEEDS
THROUGHOUT  THE  FIELD.  THE  OFFICE  SHALL  IMPLEMENT  A DIRECT SUPPORT
PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL PILOT PROGRAM TO ASSIST AND ATTRACT  INDIVIDUALS
INTO THE FIELD OF DIRECT SUPPORT, ADVANCE DIRECT SUPPORT AS A CAREER AND
PROFESSIONALIZE THE FIELD TO PROMOTE WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
EFFORTS, ADVANCE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES, AND FURTHER ENSURE THE HEALTH,
SAFETY AND WELL BEING OF INDIVIDUALS BEING SERVED.
  (B) THERE HEREBY IS CREATED THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL
PILOT  PROGRAM  WITHIN  THE  OFFICE  TO  ASSIST INDIVIDUALS IN THE FIELD
OBTAIN A CREDENTIAL IN THEIR FIELD OF EXPERTISE.
  (1) SUCH PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE  FOR  THREE
YEARS.  THE  PILOT  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE STATE-OPERATED FACILITIES AND
NOT-FOR-PROFIT PROVIDERS, LICENSED AND CERTIFIED BY  THE  OFFICE.    THE
PURPOSE OF THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE TO ASSESS HOW THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
A  STATE ACCREDITED DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL: (A) PROMOTES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10817-02-3

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