senate Bill S1766A

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of the independent intellectual and developmental disability ombudsman program

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Current Bill Status Via A1153 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 25, 2021 tabled
vetoed memo.47
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
May 24, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.719
substituted for s1766a
May 24, 2021 substituted by a1153a
Apr 27, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 21, 2021 1st report cal.719
Feb 01, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2021 print number 1766a
Jan 28, 2021 amend and recommit to disabilities
Jan 15, 2021 referred to disabilities

Votes

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Apr 20, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S1766A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 1, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

S1766A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S1766 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1153
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §33.29, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7716, A7728

S1766 - Summary

Establishes the office of the independent intellectual and developmental disability ombudsman program for the purpose of assisting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities to ensure that they receive coverage from managed care organizations that is appropriate in meeting their individual service needs and uses a request for proposal process to determine who shall be responsible for such program.

S1766 - Sponsor Memo

S1766 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1766
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- 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 establishment
   of the independent intellectual and developmental disability ombudsman
   program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
 33.29 to read as follows:
 § 33.29 INDEPENDENT INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY  OMBUDSMAN
           PROGRAM.
   (A)  THERE  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE OFFICE OF THE INDEPENDENT INTEL-
 LECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY  OMBUDSMAN  PROGRAM  THAT  WILL  BE
 OPERATED  OR  SELECTED BY THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISA-
 BILITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING INDIVIDUALS WITH  AN  INTELLECTUAL
 OR  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY  TO ENSURE THAT THEY RECEIVE COVERAGE FROM
 MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS THAT IS APPROPRIATE IN MEETING THEIR INDIVID-
 UAL SERVICE NEEDS.
   (B) SUCH OMBUDSMAN  WILL  IDENTIFY,  INVESTIGATE,  REFER  AND  RESOLVE
 COMPLAINTS  THAT  ARE  MADE  BY,  OR ON BEHALF OF, CONSUMERS RELATIVE TO
 COVERAGE UNDER A MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION AND  ACCESS  TO  INITIAL  AND
 CONTINUING   INTELLECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY  SERVICES  AND
 SUPPORTS; AND ACCEPT, INVESTIGATE, REFER AND HELP TO RESOLVE  COMPLAINTS
 THAT  ARE  MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF CONSUMERS OR BY PROVIDERS RELATIVE TO
 NETWORK ADEQUACY FOR ACCESS TO INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
 SERVICES AND SUPPORTS.
   (C) NOTWITHSTANDING  SECTIONS  ONE  HUNDRED  TWELVE  AND  ONE  HUNDRED
 SIXTY-THREE  OF  THE STATE FINANCE LAW AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO
 OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW, OR ANY OTHER INCONSISTENT PROVISION  OF
 LAW,  FUNDS  AVAILABLE  FOR EXPENDITURE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR THE
 ESTABLISHMENT OF AN OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM FOR INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S1766A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1153
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §33.29, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7716, A7728

S1766A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of the independent intellectual and developmental disability ombudsman program for the purpose of assisting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities to ensure that they receive coverage from managed care organizations that is appropriate in meeting their individual service needs and uses a request for proposal process to determine who shall be responsible for such program.

S1766A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1766A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1766--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MANNION, MARTUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities --
   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 establishment
   of the independent intellectual and developmental disability ombudsman
   program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 33.29 to read as follows:
 §  33.29 INDEPENDENT INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY OMBUDSMAN
           PROGRAM.
   (A) THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED THE OFFICE OF THE  INDEPENDENT  INTEL-
 LECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY  OMBUDSMAN  PROGRAM THAT WILL BE
 OPERATED OR SELECTED BY THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISA-
 BILITIES  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING INDIVIDUALS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL
 OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY TO ENSURE THAT THEY  RECEIVE  COVERAGE  FROM
 MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS THAT IS APPROPRIATE IN MEETING THEIR INDIVID-
 UAL SERVICE NEEDS.
   (B)  SUCH  OMBUDSMAN  WILL  IDENTIFY,  INVESTIGATE,  REFER AND RESOLVE
 COMPLAINTS THAT ARE MADE BY, OR ON  BEHALF  OF,  CONSUMERS  RELATIVE  TO
 COVERAGE  UNDER  A  MANAGED  CARE ORGANIZATION AND ACCESS TO INITIAL AND
 CONTINUING  INTELLECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY  SERVICES   AND
 SUPPORTS;  AND ACCEPT, INVESTIGATE, REFER AND HELP TO RESOLVE COMPLAINTS
 THAT ARE MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF CONSUMERS OR BY PROVIDERS  RELATIVE  TO
 NETWORK ADEQUACY FOR ACCESS TO INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
 SERVICES AND SUPPORTS.
   (C)  NOTWITHSTANDING  SECTIONS  ONE  HUNDRED  TWELVE  AND  ONE HUNDRED
 SIXTY-THREE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW AND SECTION ONE  HUNDRED  FORTY-TWO
 OF  THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW, OR ANY OTHER INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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