assembly Bill A7443C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Replaces certain references to "mentally retarded" or "mentally ill" persons with the term "individuals with a developmental disability"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2022 returned to assembly
repassed senate
3rd reading cal.837
substituted for s6195b
May 10, 2022 recommitted to disabilities
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 05, 2022 amended on third reading 7443c
May 05, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
May 04, 2022 referred to disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 27, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 7443b
Feb 02, 2022 amend by restoring to original print 7443
Jan 13, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to social services
Jan 05, 2022 referred to social services
May 10, 2021 referred to social services
Jan 27, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.310
Jan 25, 2022 reported
Jan 13, 2022 print number 7443a

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A7443 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6195
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Soc Serv L, generally

A7443 - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

A7443 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7443
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Social Services
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with intellectual or developmental disabilities"

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (c)  When  a  [mentally  ill]  PERSON WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS, [mentally
 retarded] AN INTELLECTUAL  OR  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY  or  [epileptic
 person] EPILEPSY is in need of public assistance or care while on conva-
 lescent  status or community status from a state hospital or institution
 under the provisions of section 29.15 of the  mental  hygiene  law,  the
 public welfare district, town or city from which he was admitted to such
 hospital  or  institution  shall be responsible for providing and paying
 for such assistance or care as in the case of  other  persons  requiring
 public  assistance  and  care,  except  that  such  responsibility shall
 continue during any period such person  is  on  convalescent  status  or
 community  status outside the territory of such public welfare district,
 town or city and  shall  continue  thereafter  in  accordance  with  the
 provisions  of  this  paragraph and paragraph (b) of this subdivision if
 such person was receiving or should have been receiving  public  assist-
 ance or care from such public welfare district, town or city outside its
 territory at the time he was discharged from such convalescent status or
 community status.
   §  2.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 131-o of the
 social services law, as amended by section 45 of part C of chapter 58 of
 the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10591-02-1

Co-Sponsors

A7443A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6195
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Soc Serv L, generally

A7443A - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

A7443A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7443--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee  on  Social  Services  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Social
   Services 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, in relation to replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with developmental disabilities"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (c)  When  a  [mentally  ill,  mentally  retarded or epileptic person]
 PERSON WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY is in  need  of
 public  assistance  or  care  while  on convalescent status or community
 status from a state hospital or  institution  under  the  provisions  of
 section  29.15  of  the mental hygiene law, the public welfare district,
 town or city from which he was admitted to such hospital or  institution
 shall  be  responsible  for  providing and paying for such assistance or
 care as in the case of other persons  requiring  public  assistance  and
 care,  except  that such responsibility shall continue during any period
 such person is on convalescent status or community  status  outside  the
 territory  of  such  public  welfare  district,  town  or city and shall
 continue thereafter in accordance with the provisions of this  paragraph
 and  paragraph  (b)  OF THIS SUBDIVISION if such person was receiving or
 should have been receiving public assistance or care  from  such  public
 welfare  district, town or city outside its territory at the time he was
 discharged from such convalescent status or community status.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10591-03-2
 A. 7443--A                          2
 

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A7443B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6195
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Soc Serv L, generally

A7443B - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

A7443B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7443--B
                                                         Cal. No. 310
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ABINANTI, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, SAYEGH -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Social Services -- again  amended  on
   third  reading, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of
   third reading

 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with developmental disabilities"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the  social
 services  law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (c) When a [mentally  ill,  mentally  retarded  or  epileptic  person]
 PERSON  WITH  A MENTAL ILLNESS OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY is in need of
 public assistance or care while  on  convalescent  status  or  community
 status  from  a  state  hospital  or institution under the provisions of
 section 29.15 of the mental hygiene law, the  public  welfare  district,
 town  or city from which he was admitted to such hospital or institution
 shall be responsible for providing and paying  for  such  assistance  or
 care  as  in  the  case of other persons requiring public assistance and
 care, except that such responsibility shall continue during  any  period
 such  person  is  on convalescent status or community status outside the
 territory of such public  welfare  district,  town  or  city  and  shall
 continue  thereafter in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph
 and paragraph (b) OF THIS SUBDIVISION if such person  was  receiving  or
 should  have  been  receiving public assistance or care from such public
 welfare district, town or city outside its territory at the time he  was
 discharged from such convalescent status or community status.
   §  2.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 131-o of the
 social services law, as amended by section 45 of part C of chapter 58 of
 the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A7443C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6195
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Soc Serv L, generally

A7443C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

A7443C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7443--C
                                                         Cal. No. 310
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  SAYEGH, OTIS,
   WEPRIN, BUTTENSCHON, SANTABARBARA -- read once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Social  Services  --  again  amended  on third reading,
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third  reading
   --  passed  by Assembly and delivered to the Senate, recalled from the
   Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted,  retaining
   its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with developmental disabilities"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the social
 services law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (c)  When  a  [mentally  ill,  mentally  retarded or epileptic person]
 PERSON WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY is in  need  of
 public  assistance  or  care  while  on convalescent status or community
 status from a state hospital or  institution  under  the  provisions  of
 section  29.15  of  the mental hygiene law, the public welfare district,
 town or city from which he was admitted to such hospital or  institution
 shall  be  responsible  for  providing and paying for such assistance or
 care as in the case of other persons  requiring  public  assistance  and
 care,  except  that such responsibility shall continue during any period
 such person is on convalescent status or community  status  outside  the
 territory  of  such  public  welfare  district,  town  or city and shall
 continue thereafter in accordance with the provisions of this  paragraph
 and  paragraph  (b)  OF THIS SUBDIVISION if such person was receiving or
 should have been receiving public assistance or care  from  such  public
 welfare  district, town or city outside its territory at the time he was
 discharged from such convalescent status or community status.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.