senate Bill S3626

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a registry to help locate individuals with autism, Alzheimer's and dementia in the event they go missing

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Jan 25, 2017 referred to finance

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S3626 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A342
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4384, A6662
2011-2012: S4643, A4434
2013-2014: S4557, A3545
2015-2016: S551, A5273
2019-2020: S4604
2021-2022: S6069

S3626 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a voluntary registry of individuals with autism, Alzheimer's or dementia who may be at risk of wandering away from home; creates a standardized form available that may be submitted to local law enforcement agencies by family members and caregivers of such individuals that would include identifying information and may include a photograph of the registrant.

S3626 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3626 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3626

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  assisting  state  and
  local  law  enforcement  agencies in establishing a registry to locate
  certain missing individuals

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

  Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 21 to read as follows:
  21.  PROMULGATE,  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE
FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, A STANDARDIZED FORM THAT MAY
BE USED BY STATE AND LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES  AS  A  VOLUNTARY
REGISTRY  TO  HELP  LOCATE PERSONS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISOR-
DERS, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA, OR WHO ARE OTHERWISE UNABLE
TO COMMUNICATE AND WHO LOSE THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE FAMILIAR PLACES  OR
FACES.  SUCH  FORM  MAY  INCLUDE  IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THE MISSING
REGISTRANT SUCH AS PHYSICAL FEATURES, MEDICAL  CONDITIONS,  WHETHER  THE
PERSON  IS  NON-VERBAL, AND NAMES OF FAMILY OR FRIENDS TO CONTACT IF THE
PERSON IS LOCATED. SUCH FORM MAY ALSO PROVIDE FOR A  PHOTOGRAPH  OF  THE
REGISTRANT TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FORM.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a  law.  Effective  immediately  the  division  of  criminal
justice  services is authorized to take any and all actions necessary to
implement the provisions of this act on its effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04009-01-7

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