assembly Bill A7358

2021-2022 Legislative Session

relates to the appointment of members to the developmental disabilities advisory council

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Current Bill Status Via S6293 - On Floor Calendar


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 substituted by a7358a
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading 6293a
May 24, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 20, 2021 recommitted to people with disabilities
substitution reconsidered
May 19, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.384
substituted for a7358
Dec 21, 2021 approval memo.71
signed chap.683
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.888
substituted for s6293a
May 24, 2021 referred to disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 20, 2021 amended on third reading 7358a
May 20, 2021 restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
May 19, 2021 substituted by s6293
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.384
May 11, 2021 reported
May 06, 2021 referred to people with disabilities

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May 3, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

nay (2)

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A7358 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6293
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.05, Ment Hyg L

A7358 - Summary

Requires that on and after December 31, 2021, the developmental disabilities council consists of eight members to be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, eight members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly and fifteen members to be appointed by the governor.

A7358 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7358
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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 appointment
   of members to the developmental disabilities advisory council
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 13.05 of the mental hygiene law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  37  of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (a) There is hereby established a developmental disabilities  advisory
 council.  The council shall consist of the commissioner, the chairman of
 the conference of local mental hygiene directors or his designee,  EIGHT
 MEMBERS  TO BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, EIGHT
 MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  and  at  least
 [thirty-three]  SEVENTEEN  members  to  be  appointed  by  the governor.
 Members shall be appointed only if  they  have  demonstrated  an  active
 interest  in  or  have  obtained  professional  knowledge in the care of
 persons with developmental disabilities or in the field of developmental
 disabilities  generally.  The  governor  shall  designate  one  of   the
 appointed  members  as  chair. The council shall at all times include in
 its membership representatives of community service board  developmental
 disabilities  subcommittees,  providers of services and non-governmental
 organizations concerned with services  for  persons  with  developmental
 disabilities. At least one-third of the membership of the advisory coun-
 cil  shall  consist  of  consumer representatives including persons with
 developmental disabilities, or their parents or guardians.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10668-01-1

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A7358A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6293
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.05, Ment Hyg L

A7358A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that on and after December 31, 2021, the developmental disabilities council consists of eight members to be appointed by the temporary president of the senate, eight members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly and fifteen members to be appointed by the governor.

A7358A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7358--A
                                                         Cal. No. 384
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI, BURDICK, ZINERMAN -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on People with Disabilities -- reported from
   committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place on the order of third reading

 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  the  appointment
   of members to the developmental disabilities advisory council
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions (a) and (b) of section  13.05  of  the  mental
 hygiene  law,  subdivision  (a)  as amended by chapter 37 of the laws of
 2011, and subdivision (b) as amended by chapter 802 of the laws of 1986,
 are amended to read as follows:
   (a) There is hereby established a developmental disabilities  advisory
 council.  The council shall consist of the commissioner, the chairman of
 the conference of local mental hygiene directors or his designee, and at
 least thirty-three members to be appointed by the governor.    BEGINNING
 ON AND AFTER DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, THE COUNCIL
 SHALL  CONSIST  OF EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESI-
 DENT OF THE SENATE, EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF  THE
 ASSEMBLY,  ONE  MEMBER  TO  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
 SENATE, ONE MEMBER TO BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  ASSEM-
 BLY  AND  FIFTEEN  MEMBERS  TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR. ANY CURRENT
 MEMBER SHALL BE ALLOWED TO FINISH HIS  OR  HER  TERM.  THE  COMMISSIONER
 SHALL  OVERSEE AND ASSIST WITH THE TRANSITION TO THE MAKEUP OF THE COUN-
 CIL AFTER SUCH DATE, ENSURING THAT AS CURRENT MEMBERS' TERMS EXPIRE, THE
 COUNCIL APPOINTS MEMBERS IN THE MANNER SET FORTH  IN  THIS  SUBDIVISION.
 Members  shall  be  appointed  only  if they have demonstrated an active
 interest in or have obtained  professional  knowledge  in  the  care  of
 persons with developmental disabilities or in the field of developmental
 disabilities   generally.  The  governor  shall  designate  one  of  the
 appointed members as chair. The council shall at all  times  include  in
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets