Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 18, 2022||
delivered to governor
|Mar 15, 2022||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.486
substituted for a9277
|Mar 15, 2022||
substituted by s8288
|Mar 10, 2022||
advanced to third reading cal.486
|Mar 08, 2022||
|Feb 10, 2022||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A9277Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via S8288 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A9277 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A9277 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9277 I N A S S E M B L Y February 10, 2022 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the chief disability officer; and to repeal article 19-E of the executive law relating to the office of the advocate 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. Article 19-E of the executive law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the executive law relating to establishing the office of the advocate for people with disabilities, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 1836 and A. 3130, is REPEALED. § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 4-b to read as follows: § 4-B. CHIEF DISABILITY OFFICER. 1. 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 CHIEF DISABILITY OFFICER SHALL ADVOCATE ON BEHALF OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENSURE THAT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE AFFORDED THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXERCISE ALL OF THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACCORDED TO CITIZENS OF THIS STATE. 2. 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. (B) "STATE AGENCY" OR "STATE AGENCIES" SHALL MEAN ANY STATE DEPART- MENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC CORPORATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY PERFORMING A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE, EXCEPT THE JUDICIARY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE. 3. (A) THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT A CHIEF DISABILITY OFFICER. THE CHIEF DISABILITY OFFICER SHALL ADVISE AND ASSIST STATE AGENCIES IN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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