assembly Bill A8389A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.538
rules report cal.538
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 04, 2016 print number 8389a
Apr 04, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Sep 11, 2015 referred to transportation

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A8389 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6230
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.42, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A249, S2565

A8389 - Summary

Relates to providing for identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

A8389 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8389

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  providing
  for identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
article 17-D to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 17-D
                      AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD
SECTION 499-H. AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD.
  S  499-H.  AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD. UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON
WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, OR THE GUARDIAN OR CAREGIVER  OF  SUCH
PERSON,  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL ISSUE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ELIGIBILITY AND
DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED FOR SUCH PURPOSE AND FOR A FEE NOT TO
EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS, AN IDENTIFICATION CARD DENOTING  THAT  SUCH  PERSON
HAS BEEN MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER. SUCH CARD
SHALL  INDICATE  THE  NAME, ADDRESS AND DATE OF BIRTH OF THE CARD BEARER
AND, AT THE CARD BEARER'S DISCRETION, THE NAME AND PHONE  NUMBER  OF  AN
INDIVIDUAL  DESIGNATED  BY  THE  CARD  BEARER TO BE CONTACTED IN CASE OF
EMERGENCY. THE CARD SHALL CONTAIN A STATEMENT EXPLAINING AUTISM SPECTRUM
DISORDERS, AND HOW THEY MAY GIVE RISE TO PHYSICAL AGITATION  AND  IMPAIR
AN  INDIVIDUAL'S  ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE OR RESPOND TO DIRECTIONS.  SUCH
CARD SHALL FURTHER INDICATE THAT IT HAS BEEN ISSUED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE. THE IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE PRESENTED TO
LAW ENFORCEMENT AS NECESSARY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11800-01-5

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A8389A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6230
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.42, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A249, S2565

A8389A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing for identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

A8389A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8389--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SANTABARBARA, ABINANTI, SEPULVEDA, McDONALD,
  COLTON, MOSLEY, MONTESANO, COOK, ORTIZ, TITONE,  BENEDETTO,  ROBINSON,
  BLAKE, DUPREY, RICHARDSON, STECK, SCHIMEL, STIRPE, ZEBROWSKI, GOLDFED-
  ER,  LENTOL,  RUSSELL,  LINARES,  BARRETT,  GUNTHER,  RAMOS, SALADINO,
  PALMESANO, TITUS, WEPRIN, JAFFEE, WOERNER, MURRAY  --  Multi-Sponsored
  by  -- M. of A.  ABBATE, CERETTO, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, McDONOUGH, RAIA,
  SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  providing  for
  identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
13.42 to read as follows:
S 13.42 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD.
  (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DEVELOP AN IDENTIFICATION CARD DENOTING
THAT A PERSON HAS BEEN  MEDICALLY  DIAGNOSED  WITH  AN  AUTISM  SPECTRUM
DISORDER.  SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE PRESENTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL AS NECESSARY.
  (B)  UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, OR
THE GUARDIAN OR CAREGIVER OF SUCH PERSON, THE OFFICE  SHALL  ISSUE  SUCH
AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER  CARD  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ELIGIBILITY  AND
DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE FOR A FEE NOT TO EXCEED
FIVE DOLLARS.
  (C) THE FRONT OF SUCH CARD SHALL INDICATE THAT IT HAS BEEN  ISSUED  BY
THE OFFICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION AND SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE CARD BEARER'S NAME;
  (2) THE CARD BEARER'S ADDRESS;
  (3) THE CARD BEARER'S DATE OF BIRTH; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11800-02-6

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