assembly Bill A6710B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1740
substituted for s1852b
May 04, 2022 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 03, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.93
rules report cal.93
reported
reported referred to rules
Apr 26, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 20, 2022 print number 6710b
Apr 20, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Apr 18, 2022 print number 6710a
Apr 18, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Mar 26, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A6710 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1852
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: A3472, S8025

A6710 - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

A6710 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6710
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI,  QUART, BARRON, LUPARDO, SOLAGES,
   SIMON, DINOWITZ, GUNTHER, MONTESANO, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
   A. HEVESI -- 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 deaf and hard of hearing; and to repeal section  559  of
   the  executive  law relating to the New York state interagency coordi-
   nating council for services to persons who are  deaf,  deaf-blind,  or
   hard of hearing
 
   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  26-c
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
                  OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
         759. DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
   § 755. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN THIS SECTION: "DEAF
 AND HARD OF HEARING" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO  HAS  PARTIAL  OR  COMPLETE
 LOSS OF HEARING INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF-BLIND.
   §  756. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB-
 LISHED WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT THE "OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND  HARD
 OF HEARING".
   §  757.  EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR.  THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT AN EXECUTIVE
 DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE WHO SHALL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE  GOVERNOR.
 THE  EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR  SHALL  RECEIVE  AN  ANNUAL SALARY FIXED BY THE
 GOVERNOR WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED SPECIFICALLY THEREFOR AND SHALL

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

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A6710A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1852
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: A3472, S8025

A6710A - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

A6710A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6710--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, QUART, LUPARDO, SOLAGES, SIMON, DINOW-
   ITZ,  GUNTHER,  MONTESANO,  RA,  ABINANTI, MAMDANI, ZINERMAN, DICKENS,
   McDONALD -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to
   the  Committee  on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly
   Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law, in relation to establishing the
   commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; and  to  repeal
   section 559 of the executive law relating to the New York state inter-
   agency  coordinating  council  for  services  to persons who are deaf,
   deaf-blind, or hard of hearing
 
   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 26-C
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
           COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.
         759. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
   § 755. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN THIS SECTION:
   1. "DEAF" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS PROFOUND HEARING  LOSS  AND  WHO
 PRIMARILY  RELIES  ON VISUAL COMMUNICATION, SUCH AS SIGN LANGUAGE, WRIT-
 ING, LIP READING, AND GESTURES, WHICH MAY  BE  USED  EXCLUSIVELY  OR  IN
 COMBINATION, OR WHO COMMUNICATES ORALLY AND USE SIGN LANGUAGE TO SUPPORT
 THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05522-08-2
 A. 6710--A                          2

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A6710B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1852
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: A3472, S8025

A6710B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

A6710B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6710--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, QUART, LUPARDO, SOLAGES, SIMON, DINOW-
   ITZ,  GUNTHER,  MONTESANO,  RA,  ABINANTI, MAMDANI, ZINERMAN, DICKENS,
   McDONALD -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to
   the  Committee  on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly
   Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
   to the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance with  Assem-
   bly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the
   commission  of  the  deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; to amend the
   social services law, in relation to requiring the  commission  of  the
   deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters
   affecting  the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the
   vulnerable persons' central register; and to repeal section 559 of the
   executive law relating to the New York state interagency  coordinating
   council  for  services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of
   hearing
 
   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 26-C
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
           COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.
         759. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05522-10-2
 A. 6710--B                          2