senate Bill S6659A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a task force on adults with developmental disabilities

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8835 - Vetoed by Governor


  • 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
Nov 21, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.499
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1082
substituted for s6659a
Jun 16, 2014 substituted by a8835a
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1082
Apr 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 06, 2014 print number 6659a
amend (t) and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 25, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 2, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S6659A
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 29, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S6659A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

Bill Amendments

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A (Active)

S6659 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8835A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.41, Ment Hyg L

S6659 - Summary

Establishes a task force on adults with developmental disabilities to study, evaluate and develop recommendations concerning vocational, recreational and social needs of such adults.

S6659 - Sponsor Memo

S6659 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6659

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2014
                               ___________

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
  task force on adults with intellectual disabilities; and providing for
  the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that  intellec-
tual  disabilities  is  a  lifelong disability, yet much of the focus on
intellectual disabilities relates  to  education  and  development,  and
neglects  concerns that may arise later in a person's life. The legisla-
ture also finds that adults  with  intellectual  disabilities  may  face
significant challenges in various aspects of their lives, including such
areas  as  job  placement, housing and long-term care. Consequently, the
legislature finds that there is a pressing  need  for  policymakers  and
advocates  in  the state to formulate achievable goals for state govern-
ment to meet in order to better  serve  the  community  of  adults  with
intellectual  disabilities. To this end, it is in the public interest to
establish a task force  on  adults  with  intellectual  disabilities  to
develop  a  comprehensive  plan  for meeting the various needs of adults
with intellectual disabilities living in New York.
  S 2. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new  section  13.41
to read as follows:
S 13.41 TASK FORCE ON ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.
  (A)  THERE  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE TASK FORCE ON ADULTS WITH INTEL-
LECTUAL DISABILITIES IN THE OFFICE. THE PURPOSE OF THE TASK FORCE  SHALL
BE  TO  STUDY, EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO SPECIFIC
ACTIONABLE MEASURES TO SUPPORT AND MEET THE NEEDS OF ADULTS WITH  INTEL-
LECTUAL  DISABILITIES  WHO  ARE  RESIDENTS  OF THE STATE, INCLUDING SUCH
NEEDS AS VOCATIONAL, RESIDENTIAL AND  SOCIAL  NEEDS.  ADDITIONALLY,  THE
TASK  FORCE  SHALL STUDY THE LONG TERM NEEDS OF ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL
DISABILITIES WHO HAVE AGING CAREGIVERS. THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE  TASK
FORCE  SHALL COMPRISE THE BASIS FOR A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR MEETING THE

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

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S6659A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8835A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.41, Ment Hyg L

S6659A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a task force on adults with developmental disabilities to study, evaluate and develop recommendations concerning vocational, recreational and social needs of such adults.

S6659A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6659A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6659--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2014
                               ___________

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 -- 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
  task force on adults with developmental  disabilities;  and  providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature finds  that  develop-
mental  disabilities  require a lifetime of person-centered services and
supports, yet much of the focus on developmental disabilities relates to
education and development, and neglects concerns that may arise later in
a person's life. The legislature also finds that  adults  with  develop-
mental  disabilities  may face significant challenges in various aspects
of their lives, including such areas as job placement, housing and long-
term care. Consequently, the legislature finds that there is a  pressing
need for policymakers and advocates in the state to formulate achievable
goals for state government to meet in order to better serve the communi-
ty  of adults with developmental disabilities. To this end, it is in the
public interest to establish a task force on adults  with  developmental
disabilities  to  develop  a  comprehensive plan for meeting the various
needs of adults with developmental disabilities living in New York.
  S 2. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new  section  13.41
to read as follows:
S 13.41 TASK FORCE ON ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
  (A) THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE TASK FORCE ON ADULTS WITH DEVELOP-
MENTAL  DISABILITIES  IN THE OFFICE. THE PURPOSE OF THE TASK FORCE SHALL
BE TO STUDY, EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING  TO  SPECIFIC
ACTIONABLE  MEASURES TO SUPPORT AND MEET THE NEEDS OF ADULTS WITH DEVEL-
OPMENTAL DISABILITIES WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF  THE  STATE,  INCLUDING  SUCH
NEEDS  AS  VOCATIONAL,  RESIDENTIAL  AND SOCIAL NEEDS. ADDITIONALLY, THE
TASK FORCE SHALL STUDY THE LONG TERM NEEDS OF ADULTS WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES WHO RESIDE WITH CAREGIVERS. THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK

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

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