assembly Bill A3130

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of the advocate for people with disabilities

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1010
substituted for s1836
referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.86
rules report cal.86
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
Apr 27, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 22, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A3130 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1836
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-E §§460 - 463, amd §702, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10706
2019-2020: A4737, A9004, S7570

A3130 (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.

A3130 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3130
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. STECK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARRON,
   BUTTENSCHON,  COLTON,  COOK,  CRUZ,  DE LA ROSA,  DeSTEFANO,  DICKENS,
   ENGLEBRIGHT,  EPSTEIN,  FALL,  FRONTUS,  GOTTFRIED, GRIFFIN, JACOBSON,
   LUPARDO,  M. MILLER,  MONTESANO,  MORINELLO,  NIOU,  OTIS,  PALMESANO,
   REYES, J. RIVERA, L. ROSENTHAL, SANTABARBARA, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, STERN,
   WALSH, WEPRIN, ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Governmental Operations
 
 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.