senate Bill S6001

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for funding of early intervention services

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Dec 02, 2013 referred to rules

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S6001 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2807-o, amd §§2807-s, 2557 & 2559, Pub Health L

S6001 - Summary

Provides for state grant funding to municipalities for early intervention services for toddlers with disabilities and their families.

S6001 - Sponsor Memo

S6001 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6001

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 2, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  funding  early
  intervention services

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2807-o to read as follows:
  S  2807-O.  EARLY  INTERVENTION  SERVICES  POOL.  1.  DEFINITIONS. THE
FOLLOWING WORDS OR PHRASES AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES" SHALL MEAN SERVICES DELIVERED TO AN
ELIGIBLE CHILD, PURSUANT TO AN INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN  UNDER
THE EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM.
  (B)  "EARLY  INTERVENTION  PROGRAM"  SHALL MEAN THE EARLY INTERVENTION
PROGRAM FOR TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES AS CREATED  BY
TITLE TWO-A OF ARTICLE TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (C)  "MUNICIPALITY"  SHALL  MEAN ANY COUNTY OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK OR THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  2. GRANTS FOR EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL,
FROM FUNDS ALLOCATED FOR SUCH PURPOSE UNDER PARAGRAPH (G) OF SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SEVEN-S OF THIS ARTICLE, MAKE GRANTS
TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES.  SUCH
GRANTS  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  REIMBURSEMENT FROM THIRD PARTY PAYORS TO SUCH
MUNICIPALITIES AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THE  EARLY
INTERVENTION PROGRAM.
  (B)  GRANTS  UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE AWARDED TO MUNICIPALITIES
BY THE COMMISSIONER. EACH MUNICIPALITY AND THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  SHALL
RECEIVE  A  SHARE OF SUCH GRANTS EQUAL TO ITS PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF THE
TOTAL APPROVED STATEWIDE DOLLARS NOT REIMBURSABLE BY THE MEDICAL ASSIST-
ANCE PROGRAM PAID TO PROVIDERS OF EARLY  INTERVENTION  SERVICES  BY  THE
STATE  AND  MUNICIPALITIES  ON ACCOUNT OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES IN
THE LAST COMPLETE STATE FISCAL YEAR FOR WHICH SUCH DATA IS AVAILABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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