senate Bill S992

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries sustained after age twenty-one in rural areas

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Feb 27, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 10, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 27, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S992
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S992 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2745, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6655
2017-2018: S517

S992 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to services for individuals with traumatic brain injuries sustained after age twenty-one in rural areas.

S992 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S992 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   992

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  services  for
  individuals with traumatic brain injuries in rural areas

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2745 to read as follows:
  §  2745.  COUNTIES  WITH LIMITED SERVICE CAPACITY. 1.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  THE
COMMISSIONER  OF  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES SHALL ENTER INTO A COOPER-
ATIVE AGREEMENT TO ALLOW THE INTEGRATION OF INDIVIDUALS  WITH  TRAUMATIC
BRAIN  INJURY  SUSTAINED  AFTER  AGE  TWENTY-ONE INTO PROGRAMS CERTIFIED
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIXTEEN OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW IN COUNTIES  WHERE
THERE  IS  A LACK OF APPROPRIATE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH TRAUMATIC
BRAIN INJURY.
  2. SERVICES AVAILABLE  TO  INDIVIDUALS  WITH  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN  INJURY
SUSTAINED  AFTER  AGE TWENTY-ONE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, MEDICAL, HOUSING, VOCATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, TRANS-
PORTATION, SOCIAL, PERSONAL CARE, FAMILY SUPPORT, DAY PROGRAM, COMMUNITY
RE-ENTRY, OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION, HABILITATION  AND  OTHER  ESSENTIAL
SERVICES.
  3.  FUNDING FOR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL BE PROVIDED
BY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MEDICAID RESOURCES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition and/or repeal of any  rule  or  regulation  necessary  for  the
implementation  of  this  act  on  its effective date are authorized and
directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03084-01-9

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