senate Bill S2911

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program

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Current Bill Status Via A1953 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1527
substituted for s2911
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by a1953
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1527
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 26, 2021 referred to disabilities

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S2911 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1953
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.42, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8198
2011-2012: S1174
2013-2014: S3088
2015-2016: S550
2017-2018: S1698
2019-2020: S2597, A9548

S2911 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the autism detection, education and mapping program.

S2911 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2911 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2911
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, BROOKS, KENNEDY, PERSAUD -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Disabilities
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law, in relation to the autism
   detection and education program and mapping of autism locations

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  (d)  and (e) of section 13.42 of the mental
 hygiene law, as added by chapter 469 of the laws of 2016, are amended to
 read as follows:
   (d) (1) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE BOARD THE AUTISM DETECTION,
 EDUCATION AND MAPPING PROGRAM.  THIS PROGRAM IS ESTABLISHED  TO  PROMOTE
 SCREENING  AND  DETECTION  OF  AUTISM,  TO  EDUCATE THE PUBLIC REGARDING
 AUTISM, TO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND REFERRAL SERVICES AND TO MAP LOCATIONS
 OF OCCURRENCE OF AUTISM.
   (2) THE PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE THE:
   (I)  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  A  STATEWIDE  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND  OUTREACH
 CAMPAIGN  TO  PUBLICIZE  AUTISM  DETECTION  AND EDUCATION SERVICES, SUCH
 CAMPAIGN SHALL INCLUDE: GENERAL COMMUNITY  EDUCATION,  AUTISM  SCREENING
 SERVICES,  INFORMATION  ON  THE  EXTENT OF COVERAGE FOR SUCH SERVICES BY
 HEALTH INSURANCE, ANY AVAILABLE MEDICAL  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM  AND  OTHER
 PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROGRAMS.
   (II)  PROVISION  OF GRANTS TO APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS UNDER SUBDIVISION
 (E) OF THIS SECTION; AND
   (III) COMPILATION OF DATA CONCERNING THE AUTISM  DETECTION,  EDUCATION
 AND MAPPING PROGRAM INCLUDING MAPPING OF THE FREQUENCY OF THE OCCURRENCE
 OF  AUTISM  IN  VARIOUS  LOCATIONS IN THE STATE AND DISSEMINATION OF THE
 DATA TO THE PUBLIC.
   (E) (1) THE BOARD SHALL MAKE GRANTS WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED TO
 APPROVED ORGANIZATIONS, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
 FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES RELATING TO  AUTISM  SCREENING,  DETECTION
 AND MAPPING AS PART OF THIS PROGRAM. SUCH SERVICES SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT
 BE LIMITED TO THE:
   (I) PROMOTION AND PROVISION OF DETECTION OF AUTISM;

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