|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|Feb 26, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 14, 2019||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S3789
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3789 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3789 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3789 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to creating a bill of rights for family and guardians of people with devel- opmental disabilities that reside in residences certified or approved by the office for people with developmental disabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill creates a "Family Bill of Rights and Privileges" for qualified personal representatives of an individual with developmental disabili- ties. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the mental hygiene law by adding a new section 13.04 to create a "Family Bill of Rights and Privileges" for qualified personal representatives of individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services from a covered provider.
S3789 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3789 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 creating a bill of rights for family and guardians of people with developmental disa- bilities that reside in residences certified or approved by the office for people 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 13.04 to read as follows: § 13.04 FAMILY BILL OF RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES. (A) THE PRINCIPLES IN THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION ARE DECLARED TO BE THE PUBLIC POLICY OF THE STATE. (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (1) "QUALIFIED PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE" MEANS A SPOUSE, PARENT, ADULT CHILD, ADULT SIBLING, LEGAL GUARDIAN OR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WHO IS RECEIVING SERVICES FROM A COVERED PROVIDER. (2) "COVERED PROVIDER" MEANS AND INCLUDES ANY ENTITY, PROVIDING RESI- DENTIAL SERVICES OR NON-RESIDENTIAL SERVICES OR PROGRAMS TO ONE OR MORE PERSONS WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, THAT IS LICENSED, OPERATED OR CERTIFIED BY THE OFFICE. (C) IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES UNDER LAW, A QUALI- FIED PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING RIGHTS AND PRIVI- LEGES SET FORTH BELOW (THE "FAMILY BILL OF RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES") WITH RESPECT TO THEIR INDIVIDUAL FAMILY MEMBERS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILI- TIES. "FAMILY BILL OF RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES" EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02442-01-9
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