senate Bill S5807

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for dependents of military service members for certain developmental disability services

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.256
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.411
substituted for a7927
May 23, 2017 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.952
May 01, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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

S5807
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

S5807 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7927
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §67.09, Ment Hyg L

S5807 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends provisions relating to eligibility of dependents of military service members for certain developmental disability services impacted by the assignment of such service member outside of the state.

S5807 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5807 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5807

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 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 amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  eligibility  for
  dependents of military service members for certain developmental disa-
  bility services

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

  Section 1. Section 67.09 of the mental hygiene law, as added by  chap-
ter 488 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
§ 67.09 Medicaid  home  and  community  based  services  eligibility for
            dependents  of  certain  military  [servicemembers]  SERVICE
            MEMBERS.
  (A)  A  dependent of a member of the armed forces of the United States
or the organized militia of the state, who is a legal resident  of  this
state,  having  previously  been  determined to be eligible for develop-
mental disability services provided by the [federal Department of Health
and Human Services] OFFICE FOR PEOPLE  WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES
(OPWDD), including waiver services provided under the home and community
based  services  programs authorized under Section 1915(c) of the Social
Security Act, shall retain eligibility for those developmental disabili-
ty services as long as he or she remains a legal resident of the  state,
regardless of having left the state due to the [servicemember's] SERVICE
MEMBER'S military assignment outside the state, and as long as he or she
is  otherwise  eligible for such services. [A dependent who resides out-
of-state may be placed on the waiting list for  developmental  disabili-
ties services if the dependent left the state due to the servicemember's
military assignment outside the state.]
  (B)  FOR DEPENDENTS WHO RECEIVED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES AND
WHO LEFT THE STATE DUE TO THE MILITARY SERVICE MEMBER'S MILITARY ASSIGN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11337-01-7

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