|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 02, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6069
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6069 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6069 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes a voluntary registry of individuals with autism, Alzheimer's or dementia who may be at risk of wandering away from home; creates a standardized form available that may be submitted to local law enforcement agencies by family members and caregivers of such individuals that would include identifying information and may include a photograph of the registrant.
S6069 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6069 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to assisting state and local law enforcement agencies in establishing a registry to locate certain missing individuals PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to establish a voluntary registry of indi- viduals with Autism, Alzheimer's or Dementia who may be at risk of wandering away from home. This legislation would make a standardized form available that may be submitted to local law enforcement agencies by family members and caregivers of such individuals. This form would include identifying information and may include a photograph of the registrant. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
S6069 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6069 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, BAILEY, KENNEDY, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to assisting state and local law enforcement agencies in establishing a registry to locate certain missing individuals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 23 to read as follows: 23. PROMULGATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, A STANDARDIZED FORM THAT MAY BE USED BY STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AS A VOLUNTARY REGISTRY TO HELP LOCATE PERSONS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISOR- DERS, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA, OR WHO ARE OTHERWISE UNABLE TO COMMUNICATE AND WHO LOSE THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE FAMILIAR PLACES OR FACES. SUCH FORM MAY INCLUDE IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THE MISSING REGISTRANT SUCH AS PHYSICAL FEATURES, MEDICAL CONDITIONS, WHETHER THE PERSON IS NON-VERBAL, AND NAMES OF FAMILY OR FRIENDS TO CONTACT IF THE PERSON IS LOCATED. SUCH FORM MAY ALSO PROVIDE FOR A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE REGISTRANT TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE FORM. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately the division of criminal justice services is authorized to take any and all actions necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09259-01-1
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