senate Bill S5148

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of brain injury, within the department of health, to administer the traumatic brain injury program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 10, 2013 referred to health

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S5148 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9778
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 27-CC ยงยง2740 - 2744, Pub Health L

S5148 - Summary

Establishes the office of brain injury, within the department of health, to administer the traumatic brain injury program.

S5148 - Sponsor Memo

S5148 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5148

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LIBOUS, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
  office of brain injury

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

  Section 1. Article 27-CC of the public health law, as added by chapter
196 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 27-CC
                  [NEW YORK STATE TRAUMATIC] OFFICE OF
                         BRAIN INJURY [PROGRAM]
Section 2740. [Traumatic] OFFICE OF brain injury [program].
        2741. Definitions.
        2742. Functions, powers and duties of the [department] OFFICE.
        2743. Funding of traumatic brain injury services.
        2744. [The traumatic] TRAUMATIC brain injury services coordinat-
                ing council.
  S 2740. [Traumatic] OFFICE OF brain injury [program].  [The] THERE  IS
HEREBY  ESTABLISHED,  IN  THE department AN OFFICE OF BRAIN INJURY WHICH
shall have the central responsibility for administering  the  provisions
of  this  article  and  otherwise coordinating the state's policies with
respect to traumatic brain injury, in consultation with the  office  [of
mental  retardation and] FOR PEOPLE WITH developmental disabilities, the
office of mental health, the department  of  education,  the  office  of
alcoholism  and  substance  abuse  services,  the  [department of social
services, the office of the advocate for the disabled] OFFICE OF  TEMPO-
RARY  AND  DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE,  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES and the [commission on quality of care for the  mentally  disa-
bled] JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
  S 2741. Definitions.  As used in this article[, the term "traumatic]:
  1. "OFFICE" MEANS THE OFFICE OF BRAIN INJURY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10936-01-3

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