senate Bill S2565B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities

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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a249c
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1336
Jan 17, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 24, 2017 print number 2565c
May 24, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 16, 2017 reported and committed to finance
May 05, 2017 print number 2565b
May 05, 2017 amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 03, 2017 print number 2565a
May 03, 2017 amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 13, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S2565C
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 17, 2018 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2565C
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 16, 2017 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2565B
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2565 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6230

S2565 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

S2565 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2565 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2565

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

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

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
ME VERBALLY OR TOUCH ME OR MOVE TOO CLOSE TO ME. AUTISM IS NOT AN EXCUSE
FOR  ILLEGAL  BEHAVIOR.  I AM NOT INTENTIONALLY REFUSING TO COOPERATE. I
MAY NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE. PLEASE SEE THE BACK OF THIS CARD."
  (D) THE BACK OF SUCH CARD SHALL INCLUDE:

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

Co-Sponsors

S2565A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6230

S2565A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

S2565A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2565A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2565--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HELMING, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, BROOKS -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

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
ME VERBALLY OR TOUCH ME OR MOVE TOO CLOSE TO ME. AUTISM IS NOT AN EXCUSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05256-03-7

Co-Sponsors

S2565B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6230

S2565B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

S2565B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2565B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2565--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HELMING, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, BROOKS -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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
ME VERBALLY OR TOUCH ME OR MOVE TOO CLOSE TO ME. AUTISM IS NOT AN EXCUSE

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

Co-Sponsors

S2565C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.43, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6230

S2565C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes identification cards for individuals with developmental disabilities.

S2565C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2565C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2565--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HELMING, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, BROOKS -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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-
BILITY AND DOCUMENTATION CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE FOR A FEE TO
BE DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05256-06-7

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