senate Bill S2597

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Jan 15, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 21, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2597
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

May 21, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2597
6
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committee
6
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 21, 2019

aye wr (1)

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S2597 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9548
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.42, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8198
2011-2012: S1174
2013-2014: S3088
2015-2016: S550
2017-2018: S1698

S2597 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program.

S2597 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2597 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2597

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, KENNEDY, MONTGOMERY, PERSAUD -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  the  autism
  detection and education program and mapping of autism locations

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions (d) and (e) of section  13.42  of  the  mental
hygiene law, as added by chapter 469 of the laws of 2016, are amended to
read as follows:
  (d) (1) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE BOARD THE AUTISM DETECTION,
EDUCATION  AND  MAPPING PROGRAM.  THIS PROGRAM IS ESTABLISHED TO PROMOTE
SCREENING AND DETECTION OF  AUTISM,  TO  EDUCATE  THE  PUBLIC  REGARDING
AUTISM, TO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND REFERRAL SERVICES AND TO MAP LOCATIONS
OF OCCURRENCE OF AUTISM.
  (2) THE PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE THE:
  (I)  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  A  STATEWIDE  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND  OUTREACH
CAMPAIGN TO PUBLICIZE AUTISM  DETECTION  AND  EDUCATION  SERVICES,  SUCH
CAMPAIGN  SHALL  INCLUDE:  GENERAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION, AUTISM SCREENING
SERVICES, INFORMATION ON THE EXTENT OF COVERAGE  FOR  SUCH  SERVICES  BY
HEALTH  INSURANCE,  ANY  AVAILABLE  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND OTHER
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROGRAMS.
  (II) PROVISION OF GRANTS TO APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS  UNDER  SUBDIVISION
(E) OF THIS SECTION; AND
  (III)  COMPILATION  OF DATA CONCERNING THE AUTISM DETECTION, EDUCATION
AND MAPPING PROGRAM INCLUDING MAPPING OF THE FREQUENCY OF THE OCCURRENCE
OF AUTISM IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE STATE  AND  DISSEMINATION  OF  THE
DATA TO THE PUBLIC.
  (E) (1) THE BOARD SHALL MAKE GRANTS WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED TO
APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF SERVICES RELATING TO AUTISM SCREENING, DETECTION
AND MAPPING AS PART OF THIS PROGRAM. SUCH SERVICES SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT
BE LIMITED TO THE:
  (I) PROMOTION AND PROVISION OF DETECTION OF AUTISM;

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