assembly Bill A7882A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Replaces certain instances of the term mentally retarded or variations of such term with the term developmentally disabled or variations of such term

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 26, 2022 signed chap.479
delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1763
substituted for s6789a
May 16, 2022 referred to disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.201
rules report cal.201
reported
May 10, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 7882a
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to people with disabilities
Jan 05, 2022 referred to people with disabilities
May 28, 2021 referred to people with disabilities

Co-Sponsors

A7882 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6789
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

A7882 - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term mentally retarded or variations of such term with the term developmentally disabled or variations of such term.

A7882 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7882
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on People with Disabilities
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, the abandoned property law, the
   arts and cultural affairs law, the banking law, the criminal procedure
   law,  the  debtor  and  creditor  law, the domestic relations law, the
   education law, the executive law, the family court act, the  insurance
   law, the judiciary law, the mental hygiene law, the public health law,
   the  public lands law, the private housing finance law, the real prop-
   erty actions and proceedings law, the  real  property  law,  the  real
   property  tax law, the tax law, the facilities development corporation
   act, and the medical care facilities finance agency act,  in  relation
   to  replacing certain instances of the term mentally retarded or vari-
   ations of such term with the term  intellectually  or  developmentally
   disabled or variations of such term
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 477 of the social services law, as
 amended by chapter 550 of the laws  of  1978,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1.  All  mentally  ill, [mentally retarded] INTELLECTUALLY OR DEVELOP-
 MENTALLY DISABLED, blind and deaf and mute persons, the expense of whose
 support and maintenance now is, or, under the laws of the state  of  New
 York,  may  become a charge upon the city of Poughkeepsie, or the county
 of Dutchess, exclusive of said city, or both, and who are maintained, or
 shall be maintained, in any of the institutions  of  the  state  of  New
 York, shall be supported by said county of Dutchess as one district.
   §  2. Section 215 of the abandoned property law, as amended by chapter
 550 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
   § 215. Claims against state. Where an action has  been  commenced  and
 final  judgment  in favor of the people entered therein by reason of the
 escheat of real property to the people and the said  property  has  been
 sold pursuant to section two hundred four, any party or parties thereto,
 or  their  successors  in  interest,  who, but for the rendering of such
 final judgment would have been entitled to such  real  property,  or  an

Co-Sponsors

A7882A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6789
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

A7882A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term mentally retarded or variations of such term with the term developmentally disabled or variations of such term.

A7882A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7882--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ABINANTI, DARLING -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on  People  with  Disabilities  --  recommitted  to  the
   Committee on People with Disabilities 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 social services law, the abandoned property law, the
   arts and cultural affairs law, the criminal procedure law, the  debtor
   and  creditor  law, the domestic relations law, the education law, the
   executive law, the family court act, the insurance law, the  judiciary
   law,  the  mental hygiene law, the public health law, the public lands
   law, the private housing finance law, the real  property  actions  and
   proceedings law, the real property law, the real property tax law, the
   tax  law,  the facilities development corporation act, and the medical
   care facilities finance agency act, in relation to  replacing  certain
   instances  of  the  term  mentally retarded or variations of such term
   with the term developmentally disabled or variations of such term
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 477 of the social services law, as
 amended  by  chapter  550  of  the  laws  of 1978, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. All mentally ill,  [mentally  retarded]  DEVELOPMENTALLY  DISABLED,
 blind  and deaf and mute persons, the expense of whose support and main-
 tenance now is, or, under the laws of the state of New York, may  become
 a  charge  upon  the  city  of  Poughkeepsie, or the county of Dutchess,
 exclusive of said city, or both, and who are  maintained,  or  shall  be
 maintained,  in  any of the institutions of the state of New York, shall
 be supported by said county of Dutchess as one district.
   § 2. Section 215 of the abandoned property law, as amended by  chapter
 550 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:

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