senate Bill S7374

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to transitional care

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

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 approval memo.13
signed chap.478
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.565
substituted for a9729
Jun 18, 2014 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1541
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 14, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities


S7374 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง13.37-a & 13.38, Ment Hyg L

S7374 - Summary

Relates to transitional care.

S7374 - Sponsor Memo

S7374 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 transitional care


  Section  1.  Subdivision  (a) of section 13.37-a of the mental hygiene
law, as added by chapter 405 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read  as
  (a)  For purposes of this section, "transitional care" shall mean care
and maintenance of persons:
  1. who were placed in foster care by a social services district pursu-
ant to article six of the social services law and who have become  twen-
ty-one  years  of  age,  or who were placed in a residential educational
placement by a school district pursuant to article  eighty-nine  of  the
education  law  and  who  are  no  longer  eligible for free educational
services because they have completed  the  school  year  in  which  they
became twenty-one;
  2. who were disabled and in need of residential care prior to becoming
age  twenty-one  or  prior  to  becoming  ineligible  for free education
services and who have since remained continuously disabled  and  contin-
uously in need of residential care;
  3.  [who  became  twenty-one or became ineligible for free educational
services prior to July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six;
  4.]with respect to whom the office has approved a  plan  of  continued
out  of  home care for the person but has not yet identified a currently
available appropriate placement; AND
  [5.] 4. whose residential needs can be met by the  facility  in  which
the  persons resided prior to becoming age twenty-one or becoming ineli-
gible for free educational services[; and].
  [6. who on July first, nineteen hundred ninety-eight are in receipt of
transitional care, or who have continuously remained in the foster  care
or  residential education placement where they had received transitional
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 13.38 of the mental  hygiene  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  405  of  the  laws  of 1998, is amended to read as


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