senate Bill S1852B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via A6710 - Delivered to Governor


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1740
substituted for s1852b
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a6710b
ordered to third reading cal.1740
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 25, 2022 print number 1852b
Apr 25, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 18, 2022 print number 1852a
Apr 18, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Jan 16, 2021 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S1852 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6710
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: S8025, A3472

S1852 - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

S1852 - Sponsor Memo

S1852 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1852
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SKOUFIS, PARKER -- 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 deaf and hard of hearing; and to repeal section 559 of
   the executive law relating to the New York state  interagency  coordi-
   nating  council  for  services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or
   hard of hearing
 
   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 26-c
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
                  OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
         759. DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
   § 755. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN  THIS  SECTION:  "DEAF
 AND  HARD  OF  HEARING"  SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS PARTIAL OR COMPLETE
 LOSS OF HEARING INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF-BLIND.
   § 756. OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING. THERE IS HEREBY  ESTAB-
 LISHED  WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT THE "OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD
 OF HEARING".
   § 757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. THE GOVERNOR  SHALL  APPOINT  AN  EXECUTIVE
 DIRECTOR  OF THE OFFICE WHO SHALL SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE GOVERNOR.
 THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHALL RECEIVE  AN  ANNUAL  SALARY  FIXED  BY  THE
 GOVERNOR WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED SPECIFICALLY THEREFOR AND SHALL
 BE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR ACTUAL EXPENSES NECESSARILY INCURRED IN
 THE DISCHARGE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S1852A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6710
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: S8025, A3472

S1852A - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

S1852A - Sponsor Memo

S1852A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1852--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  MAYER, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Finance
   --  recommitted  to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law, in relation to establishing the
   commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; and  to  repeal
   section 559 of the executive law relating to the New York state inter-
   agency  coordinating  council  for  services  to persons who are deaf,
   deaf-blind, or hard of hearing
 
   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 26-C
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
           COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.
         759. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
   § 755. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN THIS SECTION:
   1. "DEAF" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS PROFOUND HEARING  LOSS  AND  WHO
 PRIMARILY  RELIES  ON VISUAL COMMUNICATION, SUCH AS SIGN LANGUAGE, WRIT-
 ING, LIP READING, AND GESTURES, WHICH MAY  BE  USED  EXCLUSIVELY  OR  IN
 COMBINATION, OR WHO COMMUNICATES ORALLY AND USE SIGN LANGUAGE TO SUPPORT
 THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE;
   2.  "DEAFBLIND"  SHALL  MEAN A PERSON WITH VARYING DEGREES OF COMBINED
 HEARING AND VISION LOSS; AND
   3. "HARD OF HEARING" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WITH MEASURABLE HEARING LOSS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05522-09-2

Co-Sponsors

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S1852B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6710
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§755 - 759, rpld §559, Exec L; amd §491, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8813
2019-2020: S8025, A3472

S1852B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the commission of the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; requires the commission of the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters affecting the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the vulnerable persons' central register; repeals provisions relating to the New York state interagency coordinating council for services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.

S1852B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1852B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1852--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  MAYER, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Finance
   --  recommitted  to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the
   commission  of  the  deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing; to amend the
   social services law, in relation to requiring the  commission  of  the
   deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing to transmit complaints in matters
   affecting  the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing communities to the
   vulnerable persons' central register; and to repeal section 559 of the
   executive law relating to the New York state interagency  coordinating
   council  for  services to persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of
   hearing
 
   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 26-C
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
           COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING
 SECTION 755. DEFINITIONS.
         756. COMMISSION OF THE DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING.
         757. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
         758. MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.
         759. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
   § 755. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS ASCRIBED TO THEM IN THIS SECTION:
   1. "DEAF" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO HAS PROFOUND HEARING  LOSS  AND  WHO
 PRIMARILY  RELIES  ON VISUAL COMMUNICATION, SUCH AS SIGN LANGUAGE, WRIT-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05522-11-2

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