assembly Bill A249

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2018 signed chap.209
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1336
substituted for s2565c
Jan 09, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.16
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 06, 2017 committed to rules
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 24, 2017 amended on third reading (t) 249c
May 24, 2017 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
May 15, 2017 recommitted to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 08, 2017 amended on third reading 249b
May 03, 2017 amended on third reading 249a
May 03, 2017 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
May 01, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 27, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.171
Apr 25, 2017 reported
Mar 28, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 11, 2017 reference changed to mental health
Jan 05, 2017 referred to transportation

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A249 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A8389

A249 - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

A249 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   249

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  SEPULVEDA, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, MONTESANO, COOK, ORTIZ, TITONE, BENEDETTO, BLAKE,  RICHARDSON,
  STECK,  STIRPE,  ZEBROWSKI,  LENTOL,  JENNE,  BARRETT, GUNTHER, RAMOS,
  SALADINO, PALMESANO, TITUS, WEPRIN, JAFFEE, WOERNER, MURRAY,  HYNDMAN,
  FAHY  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. ABBATE, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF,
  McDONOUGH, RAIA, SIMON -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
  Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the mental hygiene law, in relation to providing for
  identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
13.43 to read as follows:
§ 13.43 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD.
  (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP  AN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD  DENOTING
THAT  A  PERSON  HAS  BEEN  MEDICALLY  DIAGNOSED WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM
DISORDER.  SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE PRESENTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL AS NECESSARY.
  (B) UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER,  OR
THE  GUARDIAN  OR  CAREGIVER OF SUCH PERSON, THE OFFICE SHALL ISSUE SUCH
AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER  CARD  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ELIGIBILITY  AND
DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE FOR A FEE NOT TO EXCEED
FIVE DOLLARS.
  (C)  THE  FRONT OF SUCH CARD SHALL INDICATE THAT IT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY
THE OFFICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION AND SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE CARD BEARER'S NAME;
  (2) THE CARD BEARER'S ADDRESS;
  (3) THE CARD BEARER'S DATE OF BIRTH; AND
  (4) THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT: "I HAVE AN AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER.  I
MAY  HAVE  DIFFICULTY UNDERSTANDING AND FOLLOWING YOUR DIRECTIONS OR MAY
BECOME UNABLE TO RESPOND. I MAY BECOME PHYSICALLY AGITATED IF YOU PROMPT

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A249A - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A8389

A249A - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

A249A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 249--A
                                                        Cal. No. 171

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  SEPULVEDA, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, MONTESANO, COOK, ORTIZ, TITONE, BENEDETTO, BLAKE,  RICHARDSON,
  STECK,  STIRPE,  ZEBROWSKI,  LENTOL,  JENNE,  BARRETT, GUNTHER, RAMOS,
  PALMESANO, TITUS, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  WOERNER,  MURRAY,  HYNDMAN,  FAHY,
  M. G. MILLER, BARRON, McDONALD, BRAUNSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A.  ABBATE,  CROUCH, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, McDONOUGH, RAIA, SIMON --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation -- reference
  changed to the Committee on Mental Health -- reported and referred  to
  the Committee on Ways and Means -- advanced to a third reading, passed
  by  Assembly  and  delivered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate,
  vote reconsidered, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
  place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the mental hygiene law, in relation to providing for
  identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
13.43 to read as follows:
§ 13.43 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD.
  (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP  AN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD  DENOTING
THAT  A  PERSON  HAS  BEEN  MEDICALLY  DIAGNOSED WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM
DISORDER.  SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE PRESENTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL AS NECESSARY.
  (B) UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER,  OR
THE  GUARDIAN  OR  CAREGIVER OF SUCH PERSON, THE OFFICE SHALL ISSUE SUCH
AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER  CARD  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ELIGIBILITY  AND
DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE FOR A FEE NOT TO EXCEED
FIVE DOLLARS.
  (C)  THE  FRONT OF SUCH CARD SHALL INDICATE THAT IT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY
THE OFFICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION AND SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE CARD BEARER'S NAME;

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

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A249B - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A8389

A249B - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

A249B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 249--B
                                                        Cal. No. 171

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  SEPULVEDA, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, MONTESANO, COOK, ORTIZ, TITONE, BENEDETTO, BLAKE,  RICHARDSON,
  STECK,  STIRPE,  ZEBROWSKI,  LENTOL,  JENNE,  BARRETT, GUNTHER, RAMOS,
  PALMESANO, TITUS, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  WOERNER,  MURRAY,  HYNDMAN,  FAHY,
  M. G. MILLER,  BARRON,  McDONALD,  BRAUNSTEIN,  PERRY, WALSH -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.   ABBATE, CROUCH, ENGLEBRIGHT,  GALEF,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  RAIA,  SIMON  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on
  Transportation -- reference changed to the Committee on Mental  Health
  --  reported  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Ways and Means --
  advanced to a third reading, passed by Assembly and delivered  to  the
  Senate,  recalled  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third  reading
  --  again  amended  on third reading, ordered reprinted, retaining its
  place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  providing  for
  identification cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
13.43 to read as follows:
§ 13.43 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CARD.
  (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DEVELOP AN IDENTIFICATION CARD DENOTING
THAT A PERSON HAS BEEN  MEDICALLY  DIAGNOSED  WITH  AN  AUTISM  SPECTRUM
DISORDER.  SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD MAY BE PRESENTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL AS NECESSARY.
  (B)  UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, OR
THE GUARDIAN OR CAREGIVER OF SUCH PERSON, THE OFFICE  SHALL  ISSUE  SUCH
AUTISM  SPECTRUM  DISORDER  CARD  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ELIGIBILITY  AND
DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE FOR A FEE NOT TO EXCEED
FIVE DOLLARS.

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A249C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A8389

A249C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

A249C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 249--C
                                                        Cal. No. 171

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  SEPULVEDA, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, MONTESANO, COOK, ORTIZ, TITONE, BENEDETTO, BLAKE,  RICHARDSON,
  STECK,  STIRPE,  ZEBROWSKI,  LENTOL,  JENNE,  BARRETT, GUNTHER, RAMOS,
  PALMESANO, TITUS, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  WOERNER,  MURRAY,  HYNDMAN,  FAHY,
  M. G. MILLER, BARRON, McDONALD, BRAUNSTEIN, PERRY, WALSH, M. L. MILLER
  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, CROUCH, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF,
  McDONOUGH, RAIA, SIMON -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
  Transportation  -- reference changed to the Committee on Mental Health
  -- reported and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means  --
  advanced  to  a third reading, passed by Assembly and delivered to the
  Senate, recalled from the Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of third reading
  -- again amended on third reading, ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
  place on the order of third reading -- repassed by Assembly and deliv-
  ered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote reconsidered, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third
  reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the mental hygiene law, in relation to providing for
  identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
13.43 to read as follows:
§ 13.43 DISABILITIES IDENTIFICATION CARD.
  (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP  AN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD  DENOTING
THAT A PERSON HAS BEEN MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITY.    SUCH  IDENTIFICATION  CARD  MAY BE PRESENTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL AS NECESSARY.
  (B) UPON THE REQUEST OF A PERSON WITH DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES,  OR
THE  GUARDIAN  OR  CAREGIVER OF SUCH PERSON, THE OFFICE SHALL ISSUE SUCH
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IDENTIFICATION CARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH ELIGI-

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

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