senate Bill S6195

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Replaces certain references to "mentally retarded" persons with the term "individuals with a developmental disability"

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Current Bill Status Via A7443 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2022 returned to assembly
repassed senate
3rd reading cal.837
substituted for s6195b
May 18, 2022 substituted by a7443c
May 03, 2022 amended on third reading 6195b
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 6195a
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.837
Jan 05, 2022 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 24, 2021 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.808
Apr 14, 2021 referred to social services

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Social Services committee Vote

S6195
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

Apr 27, 2021 - Social Services committee Vote

S6195
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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S6195 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 131-o, 199, 209, 210, 365, 366, 369 & 473-e, Soc Serv L

S6195 - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

S6195 - Sponsor Memo

S6195 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6195
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. PERSAUD, MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services
 
 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with intellectual or developmental disabilities"

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the  social
 services  law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (c) When a [mentally ill] PERSON  WITH  A  MENTAL  ILLNESS,  [mentally
 retarded]  AN  INTELLECTUAL  OR  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITY or [epileptic
 person] EPILEPSY is in need of public assistance or care while on conva-
 lescent status or community status from a state hospital or  institution
 under  the  provisions  of  section 29.15 of the mental hygiene law, the
 public welfare district, town or city from which he was admitted to such
 hospital or institution shall be responsible for  providing  and  paying
 for  such  assistance  or care as in the case of other persons requiring
 public assistance  and  care,  except  that  such  responsibility  shall
 continue  during  any  period  such  person is on convalescent status or
 community status outside the territory of such public welfare  district,
 town  or  city  and  shall  continue  thereafter  in accordance with the
 provisions of this paragraph and paragraph (b) of  this  subdivision  if
 such  person  was receiving or should have been receiving public assist-
 ance or care from such public welfare district, town or city outside its
 territory at the time he was discharged from such convalescent status or
 community status.
   § 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section  131-o  of  the
 social services law, as amended by section 45 of part C of chapter 58 of
 the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10591-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S6195A - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 131-o, 199, 209, 210, 365, 366, 369 & 473-e, Soc Serv L

S6195A - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

S6195A - Sponsor Memo

S6195A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6195--A
     Cal. No. 837
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. PERSAUD, MANNION, GAUGHRAN, O'MARA -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Social Services -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services  in
   accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
   committee, ordered to first  and  second  report,  amended  on  second
   report,  ordered  to  a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with developmental disabilities"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the  social
 services  law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (c) When a [mentally  ill,  mentally  retarded  or  epileptic  person]
 PERSON  WITH  A MENTAL ILLNESS OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY is in need of
 public assistance or care while  on  convalescent  status  or  community
 status  from  a  state  hospital  or institution under the provisions of
 section 29.15 of the mental hygiene law, the  public  welfare  district,
 town  or city from which he was admitted to such hospital or institution
 shall be responsible for providing and paying  for  such  assistance  or
 care  as  in  the  case of other persons requiring public assistance and
 care, except that such responsibility shall continue during  any  period
 such  person  is  on convalescent status or community status outside the
 territory of such public  welfare  district,  town  or  city  and  shall
 continue  thereafter in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph
 and paragraph (b) OF THIS SUBDIVISION if such person  was  receiving  or
 should  have  been  receiving public assistance or care from such public
 welfare district, town or city outside its territory at the time he  was
 discharged from such convalescent status or community status.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6195B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 131-o, 199, 209, 210, 365, 366, 369 & 473-e, Soc Serv L

S6195B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "individuals with developmental disabilities".

S6195B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6195B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6195--B
     Cal. No. 837
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. PERSAUD, MANNION, GAUGHRAN, O'MARA -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Social Services -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services  in
   accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
   committee, ordered to first  and  second  report,  amended  on  second
   report,  ordered  to  a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading -- reported  favora-
   bly  from  said  committee  to  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  replacing
   certain instances of the term "mentally retarded" with the term "indi-
   viduals with developmental disabilities"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5 of section 62 of the  social
 services  law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 1973, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (c) When a [mentally  ill,  mentally  retarded  or  epileptic  person]
 PERSON  WITH  A MENTAL ILLNESS OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY is in need of
 public assistance or care while  on  convalescent  status  or  community
 status  from  a  state  hospital  or institution under the provisions of
 section 29.15 of the mental hygiene law, the  public  welfare  district,
 town  or city from which he was admitted to such hospital or institution
 shall be responsible for providing and paying  for  such  assistance  or
 care  as  in  the  case of other persons requiring public assistance and
 care, except that such responsibility shall continue during  any  period
 such  person  is  on convalescent status or community status outside the
 territory of such public  welfare  district,  town  or  city  and  shall
 continue  thereafter in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph
 and paragraph (b) OF THIS SUBDIVISION if such person  was  receiving  or
 should  have  been  receiving public assistance or care from such public
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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