assembly Bill A3404

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to technology systems used for locating missing children with developmental disabilities

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.430
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5932
Jun 09, 2015 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.86
rules report cal.86
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 05, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 22, 2015 referred to mental health


A3404 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Financial Services
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10146, S7917

A3404 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a structured review of technology systems used for locating missing children with developmental disabilities; asks for recommendations.

A3404 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015

Introduced by M. of A. TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Mental Health

AN ACT relating to technology systems used for locating missing children
  with developmental disabilities


  Section 1. The legislature hereby finds that  the  tragedy  of  Avonte
Oquendo  who wandered away from his school never to be found alive again
highlights the continuing need to find ways  to  protect  children  with
developmental  disabilities.  Furthermore,  the  legislature  finds that
timing plays a  crucial  role  in  preventing  wandering  incidents  and
wandering-related  deaths of children with autism or other developmental
disabilities. Because of this, the legislature finds  that  coordination
of  search  and  rescue protocols that involve locator devices work most
effectively when systems are coordinated.
  S 2. The commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, in
consultation with the commissioner of the office for people with  devel-
opmental  disabilities, shall review information technology systems used
for locating missing children with developmental disabilities  including
those that have been established by local governments for locating miss-
ing persons for the purpose of making recommendations on the creation of
a  statewide  communication  program  that could be utilized by entities
operating such locator systems. Such review shall  include  but  not  be
limited to:
  a.  a  survey  of  all  current information technology systems used by
local governments  including  but  not  limited  to  global  positioning
systems,  radiotermination technology, telemetry and satellite position-
ing systems;
  b. an analysis of appropriate means for  coordination  of  information
sharing amongst entities that currently utilize locator systems;

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