senate Bill S7815

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to autism detection, education and mapping

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status Via A8690 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (9)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.20
delivered to governor
Jan 25, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.179
substituted for s7815
Jan 25, 2022 substituted by a8690
Jan 18, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.179
Jan 12, 2022 referred to rules

S7815 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8690
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.42, Ment Hyg L; amd §2, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.2911 & A.1953)

S7815 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to autism detection, education and mapping including a discussion on the screening and detection of autism, how to promote education of the public regarding autism, to promote counseling and referral services, and to discuss previously mapped locations of the occurrence of autism.

S7815 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7815 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7815
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  the  autism
   detection  and  education program and mapping of autism locations; and
   to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the mental hygiene law
   relating to the autism detection and education program and mapping  of
   autism locations, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 2911 and
   A. 1953, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions (d), (e), (f) and (g) of section 13.42 of  the
 mental hygiene law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending
 the  mental  hygiene  law relating to the autism detection and education
 program and mapping of autism  locations,  as  proposed  in  legislative
 bills numbers S. 2911 and A. 1953, are amended to read as follows:
   (d)[(1) There is hereby created within the board the autism detection,
 education  and  mapping program.  This program is established] THE BOARD
 SHALL MEET QUARTERLY to [promote] DISCUSS  screening  and  detection  of
 autism,  HOW  to  [educate]  PROMOTE  EDUCATION  OF the public regarding
 autism, to [provide] PROMOTE counseling and  referral  services  and  to
 [map] DISCUSS AND REPORT ON PREVIOUSLY MAPPED locations of occurrence of
 autism  AS  PROVIDED FOR IN THE RECENT AUTISM MAPPING STUDY COMPLETED BY
 THE STATE AND CITY UNIVERSITIES OF NEW YORK AND PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL
 OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS, ENTITLED "EXPLORATORY SPATIAL  ANALYSIS
 OF AUTISM RATES IN NEW YORK SCHOOL DISTRICTS".
   [(2) The program shall include the:
   (i)  establishment  of  a  statewide  public  education  and  outreach
 campaign to publicize autism  detection  and  education  services,  such
 campaign  shall  include:  general community education, autism screening
 services, information on the extent of coverage  for  such  services  by
 health  insurance,  any  available  medical assistance program and other
 public and private programs.
   (ii) provision of grants to approved organizations  under  subdivision
 (e) of this section; and

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

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.