senate Bill S5544A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1575
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2015 print number 5544a
Jun 05, 2015 amend and recommit to finance
Jun 03, 2015 reported and committed to finance
May 14, 2015 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Feb 24, 2016 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5544A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2016

Jun 15, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S5544A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 3, 2015 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5544
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5544 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1916
2019-2020: S4013
2021-2022: S4468

S5544 - Summary

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability; provides for retroactive reimbursement if local services were furnished prior to approval.

S5544 - Sponsor Memo

S5544 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5544

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement  of
  certain programs and services for persons with a disability

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

  Section 1. Section 13.15 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  IF  A  PERSON  WHO  QUALIFIES  FOR AND HAS ENTERED INTO A PROGRAM
AND/OR RECEIVED A SERVICE FURNISHED BY A LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDER PURSUANT
TO SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION SUBSEQUENTLY ENTERS INTO A  DIFFERENT
PROGRAM  AND/OR  RECEIVES  A  DIFFERENT  SERVICE NOT YET APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER, PROVIDED SUCH APPROVAL IS ULTIMATELY  GRANTED,  THE  LOCAL
SERVICE  PROVIDER  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED THE COST OF SUCH PROGRAM AND/OR
SERVICE AS IF IT HAD BEEN APPROVED PRIOR TO SUCH PERSON'S ADMISSION INTO
SUCH PROGRAM OR RECEIPT OF SUCH SERVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10321-01-5

S5544A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1916
2019-2020: S4013
2021-2022: S4468

S5544A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reimbursement of local services provided to persons with a disability; provides for retroactive reimbursement if local services were furnished prior to approval.

S5544A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5544A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5544--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reimbursement of
  certain programs and services for persons with a disability

  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
43.13 to read as follows:
S 43.13 REIMBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR PERSONS  WITH
          A DISABILITY.
  IF  A  PERSON  WHO QUALIFIES FOR AND HAS ENTERED INTO A PROGRAM AND/OR
RECEIVED A SERVICE FURNISHED BY A LOCAL  SERVICE  PROVIDER  PURSUANT  TO
SUBDIVISION  (A)  OF  SECTION  13.15 OF THIS CHAPTER SUBSEQUENTLY ENTERS
INTO A DIFFERENT PROGRAM AND/OR RECEIVES A  DIFFERENT  SERVICE  NOT  YET
APPROVED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER,  PROVIDED  SUCH  APPROVAL IS ULTIMATELY
GRANTED, THE LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDER  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED,  AFTER  SUCH
SERVICES  HAVE  BEEN  RENDERED  AND  APPROVED,  THE COST OF SUCH PROGRAM
AND/OR SERVICE AS IF IT HAD BEEN APPROVED PRIOR TO SUCH PERSON'S  ADMIS-
SION INTO SUCH PROGRAM OR RECEIPT OF SUCH SERVICE. IF A SERVICE IS ULTI-
MATELY  NOT  APPROVED  AND  REIMBURSEMENT  HAS  ALREADY  OCCURRED,  SUCH
REIMBURSEMENT SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE  WITH  DEVELOP-
MENTAL DISABILITIES WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF NOTICE OF SUCH DENIAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10321-02-5

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