assembly Bill A9492C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of an innovative supportive housing program for persons with a developmental disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such a setting; creates an exemption from certain filings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.619
rules report cal.619
reported
reported referred to rules
May 27, 2022 print number 9492c
May 27, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to codes
May 23, 2022 print number 9492b
May 23, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to codes
May 10, 2022 reported referred to codes
Mar 16, 2022 print number 9492a
Mar 16, 2022 amend and recommit to people with disabilities
Mar 07, 2022 referred to people with disabilities

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A9492 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8521
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16.38, Ment Hyg L; amd §352-g, Gen Bus L

A9492 - Summary

Relates to the creation of an innovative housing initiative for persons with a developmental disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such a setting; directs the division of housing and community renewal to establish guidelines for the dissemination of disclosure materials for the offer and sale of interests in residential environments formed under the innovative housing initiative; creates an exemption from certain filing requirements for residential environments that are formed as cooperative interests in realty for persons receiving services under the innovative housing initiative.

A9492 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9492
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on People with Disabilities
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of
   an innovative supportive housing program for persons with  a  develop-
   mental  disability  who  wish  and are able to safely reside in such a
   setting; and to amend the general business law, in relation to  creat-
   ing  an  exemption  from  certain  filing requirements for residential
   environments that are formed as cooperative interests  in  realty  for
   persons  receiving  services  under  the innovative supportive housing
   program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  purpose and findings. The legislature hereby
 finds and declares as follows:
   (a) New York state is currently facing a  severe  housing  crisis  for
 people with developmental disabilities. Staffing shortages for certified
 housing,  commonly  referred to as group homes, has put additional pres-
 sure on the state to provide homes for people forced out of their  group
 homes. There is an acute need to create alternative and innovative hous-
 ing models, especially for those persons who are able to live more inde-
 pendently and wish to do so.
   (b) Many persons with developmental disabilities live with a parent or
 parents,  a  family  member,  or other similar direct support personnel.
 However, many such persons wish to live more independently, and would do
 so if an option existed that included certain basic supports.
   (c)  Further,  although  family  caregiving  is  appropriate  in  many
 instances,  a  system  that  relies  exclusively  on parents and similar
 direct support personnel to provide a non-institutional  living  setting
 is  not  sustainable.  The parent or direct support personnel eventually
 becomes unable to continue supporting the person who has a developmental
 disability, due to the direct support personnel's infirmity,  death,  or
 other concerns.
   (d)  When that happens, the person with a developmental disability has
 no option but to move to a group home, which is a more restrictive envi-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A9492A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8521
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16.38, Ment Hyg L; amd §352-g, Gen Bus L

A9492A - Summary

Relates to the creation of an innovative housing initiative for persons with a developmental disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such a setting; directs the division of housing and community renewal to establish guidelines for the dissemination of disclosure materials for the offer and sale of interests in residential environments formed under the innovative housing initiative; creates an exemption from certain filing requirements for residential environments that are formed as cooperative interests in realty for persons receiving services under the innovative housing initiative.

A9492A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9492--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI, STIRPE -- read once and referred to the
   Committee  on  People  with Disabilities -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of
   an innovative supportive housing program for persons with  a  develop-
   mental  disability  who  wish  and are able to safely reside in such a
   setting; and to amend the general business law, in relation to  creat-
   ing  an  exemption  from  certain  filing requirements for residential
   environments that are formed as cooperative interests  in  realty  for
   persons  receiving  services  under  the innovative supportive housing
   program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  purpose and findings. The legislature hereby
 finds and declares as follows:
   (a) New York state is currently facing a  severe  housing  crisis  for
 people with developmental disabilities. Staffing shortages for certified
 housing,  commonly  referred to as group homes, has put additional pres-
 sure on the state to provide homes for people forced out of their  group
 homes. There is an acute need to create alternative and innovative hous-
 ing models, especially for those persons who are able to live more inde-
 pendently and wish to do so.
   (b) Many persons with developmental disabilities live with a parent or
 parents,  a  family  member,  or other similar direct support personnel.
 However, many such persons wish to live more independently, and would do
 so if an option existed that included certain basic supports.
   (c)  Further,  although  family  caregiving  is  appropriate  in  many
 instances,  a  system  that  relies  exclusively  on parents and similar
 direct support personnel to provide a non-institutional  living  setting
 is  not  sustainable.  The parent or direct support personnel eventually
 becomes unable to continue supporting the person who has a developmental
 disability, due to the direct support personnel's infirmity,  death,  or
 other concerns.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A9492B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8521
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16.38, Ment Hyg L; amd §352-g, Gen Bus L

A9492B - Summary

Relates to the creation of an innovative housing initiative for persons with a developmental disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such a setting; directs the division of housing and community renewal to establish guidelines for the dissemination of disclosure materials for the offer and sale of interests in residential environments formed under the innovative housing initiative; creates an exemption from certain filing requirements for residential environments that are formed as cooperative interests in realty for persons receiving services under the innovative housing initiative.

A9492B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9492--B
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI, STIRPE, HUNTER, CLARK, MAGNARELLI,
   DARLING, BURDICK, JENSEN, BYRNES, McMAHON -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on People with  Disabilities  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- reported and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  creation  of
   an  innovative  housing  initiative  for  persons with a developmental
   disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such  a  setting;
   and  to  amend  the  general  business law, in relation to creating an
   exemption from certain filing requirements  for  residential  environ-
   ments  that  are formed as cooperative interests in realty for persons
   receiving services under the innovative housing initiative
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  purpose and findings. The legislature hereby
 finds and declares as follows:
   (a) New York state is currently facing a  severe  housing  crisis  for
 people with developmental disabilities. Staffing shortages for certified
 housing,  commonly  referred to as group homes, has put additional pres-
 sure on the state to provide alternative and innovative housing  models,
 especially for those persons who are able to live more independently and
 wish to do so.
   (b) Many persons with developmental disabilities live with a parent or
 parents,  a  family  member,  or other similar direct support personnel.
 However, many such persons wish to live more independently, and would do
 so if an option existed that included certain basic supports.
   (c)  Further,  although  family  caregiving  is  appropriate  in  many
 instances,  parents  and similar direct support personnel may eventually
 become unable to continue supporting the person who has a  developmental
 disability,  due  to the direct support personnel's infirmity, death, or
 other concerns.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14727-09-2

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A9492C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8521
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16.38, Ment Hyg L; amd §352-g, Gen Bus L

A9492C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of an innovative housing initiative for persons with a developmental disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such a setting; directs the division of housing and community renewal to establish guidelines for the dissemination of disclosure materials for the offer and sale of interests in residential environments formed under the innovative housing initiative; creates an exemption from certain filing requirements for residential environments that are formed as cooperative interests in realty for persons receiving services under the innovative housing initiative.

A9492C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9492--C
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI, STIRPE, HUNTER, CLARK, MAGNARELLI,
   DARLING, BURDICK, JENSEN, BYRNES, McMAHON -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on People with  Disabilities  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- reported and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
   with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  creation  of
   an  innovative  housing  initiative  for  persons with a developmental
   disability who wish and are able to safely reside in such  a  setting;
   to  direct  the division of housing and community renewal to establish
   guidelines for the dissemination of disclosure materials for the offer
   and sale of interests in residential  environments  formed  under  the
   innovative  housing initiative; and to amend the general business law,
   in relation to creating an exemption from certain filing  requirements
   for  residential environments that are formed as cooperative interests
   in realty for persons receiving services under the innovative  housing
   initiative
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative purpose and findings.  The  legislature  hereby
 finds and declares as follows:
   (a)  New  York  state  is currently facing a severe housing crisis for
 people with developmental disabilities. Staffing shortages for certified
 housing, commonly referred to as group homes, has put  additional  pres-
 sure  on the state to provide alternative and innovative housing models,
 especially for those persons who are able to live more independently and
 wish to do so.
   (b) Many persons with developmental disabilities live with a parent or
 parents, a family member, or other  similar  direct  support  personnel.
 However, many such persons wish to live more independently, and would do
 so if an option existed that included certain appropriate supports.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.