|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 29, 2019||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.410
substituted for a4737
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Apr 29, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 10, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 09, 2019||1st report cal.423|
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1674
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1674 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1674 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the office of the advocate for people with disabilities to advocate on behalf of persons with disabilities and assure that persons with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to exercise all of the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of the state of New York.
S1674 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1674 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of the advocate for people with disabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes the office of the advocate for people with disabilities; repealer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the executive law by creating a new article 19-E to establish the Office of the Advocate for People with Disabilities. Section 2: Repeals Article 25 of the Executive Law. Section 3: Effec- tive Date.
S1674 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1674 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 establishing the office of the advocate for people with disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 19-E to read as follows: ARTICLE 19-E OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SECTION 460. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. 461. DEFINITIONS. 462. OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. 463. DIRECTOR; GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES. § 460. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES COMPRISE A MAJOR SEGMENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK'S POPULATION AND THEIR PARTICULAR NEEDS AND CONCERNS MUST BE CONSIDERED AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL STATE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AFFECTING THEIR LIVES AND WELL-BEING. THE OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SHALL ADVOCATE ON BEHALF OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND ASSURE THAT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE AFFORDED THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXERCISE ALL OF THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACCORDED TO CITIZENS OF THIS STATE. § 461. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: (A) "PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO HAS A DISA- BILITY AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE- TY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER. (B) "STATE AGENCY" OR "STATE AGENCIES" SHALL MEAN ANY STATE DEPART- MENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC CORPORATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY PERFORMING A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE, EXCEPT THE JUDICIARY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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