|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2022||approval memo.170|
|Dec 30, 2021||delivered to governor|
|May 24, 2021||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1010
substituted for s1836
|May 24, 2021||substituted by a3130|
|May 19, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 12, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|May 11, 2021||1st report cal.1010|
|May 03, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 10, 2021||committee discharged and committed to disabilities|
|Jan 16, 2021||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1836Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A3130 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
After years of hard work, millions of New Yorkers will finally have a seat at the table to help shape policies that directly impact them.
S1836 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1836 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the office of the advocate for people with disabilities to advocate on behalf of persons with disabilities and assure that persons with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to exercise all of the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of the state of New York.
S1836 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1836 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of the advocate for people with disabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes the office of the advocate for people with disabilities; repealer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the executive law by creating a new article 19-E to establish the Office of the Advocate for People with Disabilities. Section 2: Repeals Article 25 of the Executive Law. Section 3: Repeals Section 559 of the Executive Law.
S1836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1836 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of the advocate for people with disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 19-E to read as follows: ARTICLE 19-E OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SECTION 460. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. 461. DEFINITIONS. 462. OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. 463. DIRECTOR; GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES. § 460. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES COMPRISE A MAJOR SEGMENT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK'S POPULATION AND THEIR PARTICULAR NEEDS AND CONCERNS MUST BE CONSIDERED AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL STATE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AFFECTING THEIR LIVES AND WELL-BEING. THE OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SHALL ADVOCATE ON BEHALF OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND ASSURE THAT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE AFFORDED THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXERCISE ALL OF THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACCORDED TO CITIZENS OF THIS STATE. § 461. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: (A) "PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO HAS A DISA- BILITY AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE- TY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER. (B) "STATE AGENCY" OR "STATE AGENCIES" SHALL MEAN ANY STATE DEPART- MENT, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC CORPORATION, COUNCIL, OFFICE OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY PERFORMING A GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE, EXCEPT THE JUDICIARY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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