assembly Bill A8813

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of the deaf and hard of hearing; and repeals section 559 of the executive law relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Nov 29, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A8813 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28 §§821 - 825, rpld §559, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A3472
2021-2022: A6710

A8813 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of the deaf and hard of hearing, and the deaf and hard of hearing advisory council.

A8813 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8813

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 29, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the
  office  of  the deaf and hard of hearing; and to repeal section 559 of
  the executive law relating to the New York state  interagency  coordi-
  nating  council  for  services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or
  hard of hearing

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 28 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28
                 OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
SECTION 821. DEFINITIONS.
        822. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING.
        823. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
        824. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
        825. DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  § 821. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN  THIS  SECTION:  "DEAF
AND  HARD  OF  HEARING"  SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS PARTIAL OR COMPLETE
LOSS OF HEARING INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF-BLIND.
  § 822. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING. THERE IS HEREBY  ESTAB-
LISHED  WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT THE "OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD
OF HEARING".
  § 823. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. THE GOVERNOR  SHALL  APPOINT  AN  EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR  OF THE OFFICE WHO SHALL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR.
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHALL RECEIVE  AN  ANNUAL  SALARY  FIXED  BY  THE
GOVERNOR WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED SPECIFICALLY THEREFOR AND SHALL
BE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR ACTUAL EXPENSES NECESSARILY INCURRED IN
THE DISCHARGE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES.

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