senate Bill S5681

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of the care demonstration program

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 approval memo.57
signed chap.491
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.158
substituted for a7399a
Jun 12, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.951
Apr 25, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S5681 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S5681 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office for people with developmental disabilities to establish the care demonstration program to ensure continuity of care for people with developmental disabilities.

S5681 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5681 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to require the office for people with developmental  disabilities
  to  establish the care demonstration program; to monitor and report on
  the effectiveness thereof; and to repeal certain  provisions  of  such
  law relating thereto


  Section 1. (a) The commissioner of the office for people with develop-
mental disabilities shall establish the care demonstration  program,  to
utilize  the state workforce to provide community based care to individ-
uals with developmental disabilities.
  (b) The services provided by these pilots shall include, but shall not
be limited to:
  (i) community habilitation;
  (ii) in-home respite;
  (iii) pathways to employment;
  (iv) supported employment (SEMP); and
  (v) community prevocational services.
  § 2. The office for people with developmental disabilities shall moni-
tor the quality and effectiveness of  the  demonstration  programs,  and
shall  report  such  results to the governor, the temporary president of
the senate, and the speaker of the assembly, no later than December  31,
  § 3. The commissioner of the office for people with disabilities shall
promulgate   all  rules  and  regulations  necessary  to  implement  the
provisions of this section.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed  repealed  March  31,  2021; provided however, that all rules and
regulations necessary for the implementation of this act shall have been
promulgated prior to such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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