senate Bill S6069

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a registry to help locate individuals with autism, Alzheimer's and dementia in the event they go missing

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Apr 02, 2021 referred to codes

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S6069 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4384
2011-2012: S4643
2013-2014: S4557
2015-2016: S551
2017-2018: S3626
2019-2020: S4604

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

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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