Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to governmental operations
|Nov 29, 2017||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A8813
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Michaelle C. Solages
2017-A8813 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 28 §§821 - 825, rpld §559, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
2017-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.
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