senate Bill S5485A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting blanket service limits in the early intervention program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Disabilities Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2021 print number 5485a
May 12, 2021 amend and recommit to disabilities
Mar 08, 2021 referred to disabilities

S5485 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6549
Current Committee:
Senate Disabilities
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2559-c, Pub Health L

S5485 - Summary

Prohibits the commissioner of health from imposing predetermined limits on services under the early intervention program.

S5485 - Sponsor Memo

S5485 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5485
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  blanket  service
   limits in the early intervention program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 2559-c to read as follows:
   §  2559-C.  BLANKET  SERVICE LIMITS PROHIBITED. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
 NOT IMPOSE  PREDETERMINED  LIMITATIONS,  INCLUDING  LIMITATIONS  ON  THE
 LENGTH,  DURATION, FREQUENCY, INTENSITY, METHOD OF DELIVERY, GROUP SIZE,
 OR STAFF RATIOS, ON ALLOWABLE SERVICES UNDER THIS TITLE. THE COMMISSION-
 ER SHALL NOT IMPOSE PROGRAM-WIDE SERVICE LIMITATIONS THAT  RESTRICT  THE
 ABILITY  OF  AN  INDIVIDUALIZED  FAMILY  SERVICES PLAN TEAM TO CREATE AN
 INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES MOST APPROPRIATE  FOR
 EACH CHILD AND FAMILY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10083-01-1


S5485A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6549
Current Committee:
Senate Disabilities
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2559-c, Pub Health L

S5485A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the commissioner of health from imposing predetermined limits on services under the early intervention program.

S5485A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5485A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5485--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 public health law, in relation to blanket service
   limits in the early intervention program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2559-c to read as follows:
   § 2559-C. BLANKET SERVICE LIMITS PROHIBITED.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
 NOT  IMPOSE  PREDETERMINED  LIMITATIONS,  INCLUDING  LIMITATIONS  ON THE
 LENGTH, DURATION, FREQUENCY, INTENSITY, METHOD OF DELIVERY, GROUP  SIZE,
 OR  STAFF  RATIOS,  ON AUTHORIZED SERVICES UNDER THIS TITLE. THE COMMIS-
 SIONER SHALL NOT IMPOSE PROGRAM-WIDE SERVICE LIMITATIONS  THAT  RESTRICT
 THE  ABILITY OF AN INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICES PLAN TEAM TO CREATE AN
 INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES MOST  APPROPRIATE  TO
 ACCOMMODATE THE NEEDS OF EACH CHILD AND FAMILY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10083-03-1


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