senate Bill S550

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jan 07, 2015 referred to health

S550 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3524
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24 Title 1-C ยงยง2415-a - 2415-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8198, A5140
2011-2012: S1174, A4574
2013-2014: S3088, A3302
2017-2018: S1698, A7026
2019-2020: S2597
2021-2022: S2911

S550 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program.

S550 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S550 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   550

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  the  autism
  detection and education program and mapping of autism locations

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

  Section 1. Article 24 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 1-C to read as follows:
                                TITLE 1-C
             AUTISM DETECTION, EDUCATION AND MAPPING PROGRAM
SECTION 2415-A. AUTISM  DETECTION, EDUCATION AND MAPPING PROGRAM; ESTAB-
                  LISHMENT.
        2415-B. GRANTS TO APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS.
        2415-C. ANNUAL REPORT.
  S 2415-A. AUTISM DETECTION, EDUCATION AND MAPPING PROGRAM;  ESTABLISH-
MENT.    1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  CREATED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT THE AUTISM
DETECTION, EDUCATION AND MAPPING PROGRAM.  THIS PROGRAM  IS  ESTABLISHED
TO  PROMOTE  SCREENING  AND  DETECTION  OF AUTISM, TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC
REGARDING AUTISM, TO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND REFERRAL SERVICES AND TO MAP
LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCE OF AUTISM.
  2. THE PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A)  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  A  STATEWIDE  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND  OUTREACH
CAMPAIGN  TO  PUBLICIZE  AUTISM  DETECTION  AND EDUCATION SERVICES, SUCH
CAMPAIGN SHALL INCLUDE: GENERAL COMMUNITY  EDUCATION,  AUTISM  SCREENING
SERVICES,  INFORMATION  ON  THE  EXTENT OF COVERAGE FOR SUCH SERVICES BY
HEALTH INSURANCE, ANY AVAILABLE MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM  AND  OTHER
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROGRAMS.
  (B)  PROVISION OF GRANTS TO APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS UNDER SECTION TWEN-
TY-FOUR HUNDRED FIFTEEN-B OF THIS TITLE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03664-01-5

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