senate Bill S7798

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs commissioner of transportation, in cooperation with the commissioner of developmental disabilities, to establish an integrated transportation program for persons with certain disabilities

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Jun 17, 2014 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1458
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S7798 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10167
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

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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