senate Bill S551A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a registry to help locate individuals with autism, Alzheimer's and dementia in the event they go missing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 26, 2016 print number 551a
Jan 26, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to finance

S551 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4384
2011-2012: S4643
2013-2014: S4557
2017-2018: S3626
2019-2020: S4604
2021-2022: S6069

S551 - Summary

Establishes a registry to help locate individuals with autism spectrum disorders, Alzheimer's disease or other dementia in the event they go missing.

S551 - Sponsor Memo

S551 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   551

                       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 Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  assisting  state  and
  local  law  enforcement  agencies in establishing a registry to locate
  certain missing individuals

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

  Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20.  PROMULGATE,  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE
FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, A STANDARDIZED FORM THAT MAY
BE USED BY STATE AND LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES  AS  A  VOLUNTARY
REGISTRY  TO  HELP  LOCATE PERSONS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISOR-
DERS, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA, OR WHO ARE OTHERWISE UNABLE
TO COMMUNICATE AND WHO LOSE THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE FAMILIAR PLACES  OR
FACES.  SUCH  FORM  MAY  INCLUDE  IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THE MISSING
REGISTRANT SUCH AS PHYSICAL FEATURES, MEDICAL  CONDITIONS,  WHETHER  THE
PERSON  IS  NON-VERBAL, AND NAMES OF FAMILY OR FRIENDS TO CONTACT IF THE
PERSON IS LOCATED. SUCH FORM MAY ALSO PROVIDE FOR A  PHOTOGRAPH  OF  THE
REGISTRANT TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FORM.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a  law.  Effective  immediately  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services is authorized to take any and all actions necessary to
implement the provisions of this act on its effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00766-01-5

S551A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4384
2011-2012: S4643
2013-2014: S4557
2017-2018: S3626
2019-2020: S4604
2021-2022: S6069

S551A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a registry to help locate individuals with autism spectrum disorders, Alzheimer's disease or other dementia in the event they go missing.

S551A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S551A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 551--A

                       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 Finance -- recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to assisting state and
  local law enforcement agencies in establishing a  registry  to  locate
  certain missing individuals

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

  Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 21 to read as follows:
  21. PROMULGATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER  OF  THE  OFFICE
FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, A STANDARDIZED FORM THAT MAY
BE  USED  BY  STATE  AND  LOCAL  LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AS A VOLUNTARY
REGISTRY TO HELP LOCATE PERSONS DIAGNOSED WITH  AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISOR-
DERS, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA, OR WHO ARE OTHERWISE UNABLE
TO  COMMUNICATE AND WHO LOSE THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE FAMILIAR PLACES OR
FACES. SUCH FORM MAY INCLUDE  IDENTIFYING  INFORMATION  ON  THE  MISSING
REGISTRANT  SUCH  AS  PHYSICAL FEATURES, MEDICAL CONDITIONS, WHETHER THE
PERSON IS NON-VERBAL, AND NAMES OF FAMILY OR FRIENDS TO CONTACT  IF  THE
PERSON  IS  LOCATED.  SUCH FORM MAY ALSO PROVIDE FOR A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE
REGISTRANT TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FORM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law.  Effective  immediately  the  division of criminal
justice services is authorized to take any and all actions necessary  to
implement the provisions of this act on its effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00766-02-6

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