|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 17, 2014||referred to mental health|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1458
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 10, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S7798
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7798 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Mental Hygiene Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §13.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §§2 & 14, Transp L
S7798 - Summary
Directs the commissioner of transportation, in cooperation with the commissioner of developmental disabilities, to establish an integrated transportation program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
S7798 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7798 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law and the transportation law, in relation to directing the commissioner of transportation to establish an integrated transportation program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities PURPOSE OF BILL: Directs commissioner of transportation, in cooperation with the commissioner of developmental disabilities, to establish an integrated transportation program for persons with certain disabilities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 13.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended to a new subdivision (h) to require that the commissioner of the OPWDD will provide cooperation and assistance to the Commissioner of Transportation for the purposes of planning and establishing an integrated transportation demonstration program. Section 2 of the transportation law is amended to add a new subdivision 33-a defining "transportation provider." Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 36, which will require the commissioner of transportation, in conjunction with the commissioner of OPWDD, in consultation with
S7798 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7798 I N S E N A T E June 10, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, ROBACH, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LITTLE, NOZZO- LIO, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabil- ities AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law and the transportation law, in relation to directing the commissioner of transportation to establish an integrated transportation program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 13.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows: (H) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE SUCH COOPERATION AND ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION AS THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL DEEM TO BE NECESSARY OR DESIRABLE FOR PURPOSES OF PLANNING AND ESTABLISHING AN INTEGRATED TRANSPORTATION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THIRTY-SIX OF SECTION FOURTEEN OF THE TRANSPORTATION LAW. S 2. Section 2 of the transportation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 33-a to read as follows: 33-A. "TRANSPORTATION PROVIDER" MEANS ANY PUBLIC, PRIVATE OR NOT-FOR- PROFIT ENTITY, AUTHORIZED OR EXEMPT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER, UTILIZING PUBLIC FUNDS TO PROVIDE OR CONTRACT FOR TRANSPORTA- TION SERVICES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR SPECIFIC CLIENT GROUPS. S 3. Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 36 to read as follows: 36. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND IN CONSULTATION WITH CONSUMER GROUPS, TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS AND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, SHALL DEVELOP A PLAN WHICH SHALL, AT A MINIMUM, PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE ESTAB- LISHMENT OF THE INTEGRATED TRANSPORTATION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. THE PLAN DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY NO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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