senate Bill S4094

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the continuity of care to persons with developmental disabilities upon diminution of state operated services to such persons

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7332 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.239
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4094
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by a7332
ordered to third reading cal.1814
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 29, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Feb 26, 2015 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 18, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S4094
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 29, 2015 - Mental Health committee Vote

S4094
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2015

aye wr (3)

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S4094 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7332
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.17, Ment Hyg L

S4094 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the continuity of care to persons with developmental disabilities upon diminution of state operated services to such persons.

S4094 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4094 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4094

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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  providing  state
  operated opportunities for people with developmental disabilities

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

  Section 1. Section 13.17 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE FOR CONTINUITY OF CARE FOR INDI-
VIDUALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY TRANSITIONING TO  LESS  RESTRIC-
TIVE  SETTINGS  PURSUANT  TO  ANY  CLOSURE, CONSOLIDATION, MERGER OR ANY
OTHER ACTION  THAT  DIMINISHES  CURRENT  STATE  OPERATED  SERVICES.  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT INDIVIDUALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITY  SO AFFECTED ARE GIVEN THE OPTION OF TRANSITIONING TO STATE OPERATED
SERVICES WITHIN THE  DEVELOPMENTALLY  DISABLED  SERVICE  OFFICES  REGION
WHERE THEY ARE CURRENTLY RECEIVING SERVICES. IF NO SUCH STATE SERVICE AS
REQUESTED  BY  THE  INDIVIDUALS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY OR THEIR
PARENT, GUARDIAN OR ADVOCATE ARE AVAILABLE THEN  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL
REMAIN  IN  THE FACILITY OR RESIDENCE UNTIL SAID SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE.
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DOCUMENT EACH OFFER OF  STATE  OPERATED  OPPORTU-
NITIES AND SHALL RETAIN A RECORD OF THE SERVICES OFFERED.
  2. IN THE EVENT NO SERVICES DESIRED BY THE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE DEVEL-
OPMENTALLY  DISABLED  ARE EITHER AVAILABLE OR EXIST WITHIN CURRENT STATE
OPERATED SERVICES, THE OFFICE SHALL RECORD THE NAME, PARENT, GUARDIAN OR
ADVOCATE AND SERVICES THEY ARE SEEKING. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP A
RECORD OF SERVICES FOR STATE OPERATED SUPPORTIVE PLACEMENT OPTIONS  THAT
ARE NOT AVAILABLE WITH A PLAN TO ADDRESS THE UNMET NEEDS FOR THE FOLLOW-
ING  FISCAL  YEAR. SUCH COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT THE PLAN TO THE TEMPO-
RARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE  ASSEMBLY  NO  LATER
THAN DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST OF EACH YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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