|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2016||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|May 23, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|May 18, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|May 17, 2016||1st report cal.916|
|May 04, 2016||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 03, 2016||referred to health|
senate Bill S6655
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6655 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6655 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6655 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries in rural areas PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To authorize the participant in and payment for programs that provide essential services to individuals over the age of twenty one with traumatic brain injury, in areas with limited traumatic brain injury service capacity. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one allows individuals over the age of twenty one to be integrated into programs where there is lack of service capacity. These services include, but are not limited to, medical, housing, vocational, educational, transportation, social, personal care, family support, day program, community re-entry, outpatient rehabilitation, and habilitation. Funding will be provided by the department of health medicaid resources. Section two is the effective date.
S6655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6655 I N S E N A T E February 3, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- 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 services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries in rural areas THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2745 to read as follows: S 2745. COUNTIES WITH LIMITED SERVICE CAPACITY. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSIONER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHALL ENTER INTO A COOPER- ATIVE AGREEMENT TO ALLOW THE INTEGRATION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SUSTAINED AFTER AGE TWENTY-ONE INTO PROGRAMS CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIXTEEN OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW IN COUNTIES WHERE THERE IS A LACK OF APPROPRIATE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. 2. SERVICES AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SUSTAINED AFTER AGE TWENTY-ONE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, MEDICAL, HOUSING, VOCATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, TRANS- PORTATION, SOCIAL, PERSONAL CARE, FAMILY SUPPORT, DAY PROGRAM, COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY, OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION, HABILITATION AND OTHER ESSENTIAL SERVICES. 3. FUNDING FOR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL BE PROVIDED BY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MEDICAID RESOURCES. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the addition and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13080-01-5
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