senate Bill S8036A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the autism spectrum disorders advisory board

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10558 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.469
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1858
substituted for s8036a
Jun 15, 2016 substituted by a10558a
ordered to third reading cal.1858
Jun 13, 2016 print number 8036a
Jun 13, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 07, 2016 referred to rules

S8036 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10558
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.42, Ment Hyg L

S8036 - Summary

Establishes the nineteen member autism spectrum disorders advisory board.

S8036 - Sponsor Memo

S8036 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8036

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  autism spectrum disorders program

  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 DISORDERS PROGRAM.
  (A) THE OFFICE SHALL HAVE THE CENTRAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADMINISTERING
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS ARTICLE AND OTHERWISE COORDINATING THE STATE'S
POLICIES WITH RESPECT TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS, IN CONSULTATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION, THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE  ABUSE  SERVICES,  THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY DISABIL-
ITY  ASSISTANCE, THE COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, THE DEPARTMENT OF
FINANCIAL SERVICES, THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL  AND
THE JUSTICE CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
  (B) THE OFFICE SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
  (1)  TO  DEVELOP,  IMPLEMENT, MONITOR, AND ANNUALLY UPDATE A STATEWIDE
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS PROGRAM WHICH SHALL PROVIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE,
LIFESPAN SUPPORTS TO INDIVIDUALS  WITH  AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDERS  AND
THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND RESOURCES, COORDINATION
OF SERVICES, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES;
  (2)  TO  FURNISH  THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE,
AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY WITH THE ANNUALLY UPDATED PLAN  REQUIRED
PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVISION NO LATER THAN SIXTY DAYS
AFTER THE CLOSE OF EACH FISCAL YEAR;
  (3) TO ACCEPT AND EXPEND ANY GRANTS, AWARDS OF OTHER FUNDS  OR  APPRO-
PRIATIONS AS MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR THESE PURPOSES, SUBJECT TO LIMITATIONS
AS  TO  THE  APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES AND AUDITS AS PRESCRIBED FOR STATE
FUNDS BY THE STATE FINANCE LAW; AND
  (4) TO THE EXTENT FEASIBLE, UTILIZE EXISTING ORGANIZATIONS WITH DEMON-
STRATED INTEREST AND EXPERTISE IN SERVING PERSONS WITH  AUTISM  SPECTRUM

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

S8036A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10558
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.42, Ment Hyg L

S8036A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the nineteen member autism spectrum disorders advisory board.

S8036A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8036A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8036--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing the
  autism spectrum disorders advisory board

  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 DISORDERS ADVISORY BOARD.
  (A) THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE OFFICE THE AUTISM  SPECTRUM
DISORDERS ADVISORY BOARD.  SUCH BOARD SHALL CONSIST OF NINETEEN MEMBERS,
TEN  OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED AND NINE OF WHOM SHALL SERVE EX OFFICIO.
OF THE TEN APPOINTED MEMBERS, TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR,
TWO  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO
SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  TWO  SHALL  BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  SENATE  AND  TWO SHALL BE
APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY.  OF  THE  TWO  MEMBERS
APPOINTED  BY EACH APPOINTING AUTHORITY, ONE MEMBER SHALL HAVE EXPERTISE
OF WORK AS A PROFESSIONAL IN THE FIELD OF AUTISM AND ONE MEMBER SHALL BE
A FAMILY ADVOCATE OR SELF-ADVOCATE IN THE COMMUNITY THAT  SUCH  ADVOCATE
RESIDES.  A  REPRESENTATIVE  FROM  EACH  OF THE FOLLOWING STATE AGENCIES
SHALL SERVE EX OFFICIO: THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISA-
BILITIES;  THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH; THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES; THE DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH;  THE
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL; THE COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND
FAMILIES;  AND  THE  OFFICE  OF  VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  THE CHAIR OF THE BOARD SHALL BE SELECTED
BY THE GOVERNOR.
  (B) MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE APPOINTING
AUTHORITY. VACANCIES ON THE BOARD SHALL BE FILLED IN THE SAME MANNER  AS
THE  ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL RECEIVE NO COMPEN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15753-04-6

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