assembly Bill A9473

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to communications with professional journalists and newscasters; relates to reporting of certain funding by lobbyists

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    • Passed Senate
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  • Delivered to Governor
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A9473 - Details

Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1-c, 1-h & 1-j, Leg L

A9473 - Summary

Relates to communications with professional journalists and newscasters; requires reporting of five thousand dollars or more for reportable compensation and expenses for lobbying by lobbyists; requires disclosure of the names of each source of funding over one thousand dollars from a single source that were used to fund the lobbying activities reported and the amounts received from each identified source of funding.

A9473 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9473

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. TITONE, MORELLE, FARRELL, SCHIMEL -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M.  of A. ABINANTI, AUBRY, BICHOTTE, BLAKE, BRENNAN, BRIN-
  DISI, CAHILL, CERETTO, COOK, CRESPO, DILAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY, GJONAJ,
  GLICK, GOTTFRIED, HEVESI, HOOPER, JAFFEE, JEAN-PIERRE, JOYNER, KEARNS,
  LAVINE, LIFTON, LINARES, LUPARDO, MAGNARELLI, MARKEY, McDONALD,  MOYA,
  PAULIN, PEOPLES-STOKES, PRETLOW, RICHARDSON, RUSSELL, RYAN, SEAWRIGHT,
  SIMANOWITZ,   SOLAGES,  STECK,  STIRPE,  THIELE,  WEINSTEIN,  WOERNER,
  ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Governmental
  Operations

AN  ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to communications with
  professional journalists and newscasters; and in relation to reporting
  of certain funding by lobbyists

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  second  undesignated paragraph of subdivision (c) of
section 1-c of the legislative law is amended by adding a  new  subpara-
graph (R) to read as follows:
  (R) COMMUNICATIONS WITH A PROFESSIONAL JOURNALIST OR NEWSCASTER RELAT-
ING TO NEWS, AS THESE TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION SEVENTY-NINE-H OF THE
CIVIL  RIGHTS  LAW,  AND  COMMUNICATIONS  RELATING  TO  CONFIDENTIAL AND
NON-CONFIDENTIAL NEWS AS  DESCRIBED  IN  SUBDIVISIONS  (B)  AND  (C)  OF
SECTION SEVENTY-NINE-H OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS LAW RESPECTIVELY.
  S  2. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of section 1-h of the legislative
law, as added by section 1 of part B of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011,
is amended to read as follows:
  (4) Any lobbyist registered pursuant to section one-e of this  article
whose  lobbying activity is performed on its own behalf and not pursuant
to retention by a client[:
  (i)] that has spent over [fifty] FIVE thousand dollars for  reportable
compensation  and expenses for lobbying either during the calendar year,
or during the twelve-month period, prior to the date of this  bi-monthly
report[, and
  (ii)  at  least  three  percent of whose total expenditures during the
same period were devoted to lobbying in New York]

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

ALBANY – Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda) and dozens of other lawmakers in the Senate Republican Majority held a press conference today at the Capitol Building to announce the first proposal of their one-house budget. The Senate Majority unveiled an all-encompassing tax cut plan to provide billions of dollars in tax relief to the middle class, seniors and small business owners.

The New York State Senate Republican Majority today unveiled the first part of their one-house budget proposal that creates a broad-based tax cut plan to provide billions of dollars in tax relief to the middle class, seniors, and small businesses. The plan creates a new 25 percent rate reduction for middle class taxpayers, new tax savings to prevent seniors from leaving New York, and significant tax cuts for small businesses, farms, and other job creators. 

Media Contacts:                                                                                                                                           

Christine Geed, Communications Specialist

geed@nysenate.gov or (631) 398-8044

Jennifer Romero, Press Secretary

jromero@nysenate.gov or (631) 513-5657

 

PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

For Immediate Release

 

senate Bill S6955

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates that portion of state route 357 in the town of Franklin, county of Delaware, as the "Corporal Nicholas K. Uzenski Memorial Highway"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Sep 29, 2016 signed chap.376
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.352
substituted for a9556b
Jun 07, 2016 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 25, 2016 amended on third reading 6955a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 03, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 28, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 23, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 22, 2016 1st report cal.412
Mar 09, 2016 referred to transportation

S6955 - Details

Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §344-e, Hway L

S6955 - Summary

Designates that portion of state route 357 in the town of Franklin, county of Delaware, as the "Corporal Nicholas K. Uzenski Memorial Highway".

S6955 - Sponsor Memo

S6955 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6955

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
  the state highway system as the "Corporal Nicholas K. Uzenski Memorial
  Highway"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 344-e to
read as follows:
  S  344-E.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"CORPORAL NICHOLAS K. UZENSKI MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE
STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE THREE HUNDRED  FIFTY-SEVEN
IN THE COUNTY OF DELAWARE, BEGINNING AT THE NORTHERNMOST INTERSECTION OF
STATE  ROUTE  THREE  HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN AND STATE ROUTE TWENTY-EIGHT IN
THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN, CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY WESTERLY DIRECTION,  AND
TERMINATING  AT  THE FRANKLIN AND SIDNEY TOWN LINE, SHALL BE  DESIGNATED
AND KNOWN AS THE "CORPORAL NICHOLAS K.  UZENSKI MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S 2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the  instal-
lation  and  maintenance of adequate signing of the state highway system
as designated pursuant to section one of this  act.  However,  to  avoid
confusion  and  to limit any possible disruption of commerce, the desig-
nation called for pursuant to section one of this act shall  be  one  of
ceremonial  nature  and  the  official name of such highway shall not be
changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14327-01-6

S6955A - Details

Law Section:
Highway Law
Laws Affected:
Add §344-e, Hway L

S6955A - Summary

Designates that portion of state route 357 in the town of Franklin, county of Delaware, as the "Corporal Nicholas K. Uzenski Memorial Highway".

S6955A - Sponsor Memo

S6955A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6955--A
    Cal. No. 412

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  passed by Senate and delivered to the
  Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to designating a portion of
  the state highway system as the "Corporal Nicholas K. Uzenski Memorial
  Highway"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 344-e to
read as follows:
  S  344-E.  PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE
"CORPORAL NICHOLAS K. UZENSKI MEMORIAL HIGHWAY". ALL THAT PORTION OF THE
STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSTITUTING STATE ROUTE THREE HUNDRED  FIFTY-SEVEN
IN  THE COUNTY OF DELAWARE, BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE
THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN AND STATE ROUTE TWENTY-EIGHT IN  THE  TOWN  OF
FRANKLIN,  CONTINUING IN A GENERALLY WESTERLY DIRECTION, AND TERMINATING
AT THE FRANKLIN AND SIDNEY TOWN LINE, SHALL BE  DESIGNATED AND KNOWN  AS
THE "CORPORAL NICHOLAS K.  UZENSKI MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
  S  2. The commissioner of transportation shall provide for the instal-
lation and maintenance of adequate signing of the state  highway  system
as  designated  pursuant  to  section one of this act. However, to avoid
confusion and to limit any possible disruption of commerce,  the  desig-
nation  called  for  pursuant to section one of this act shall be one of
ceremonial nature and the official name of such  highway  shall  not  be
changed as a result of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14327-06-6

senate Bill S6956

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to notification of rights of victims of domestic violence in criminal and family court proceedings

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1119
Mar 09, 2016 referred to children and families

S6956 - Details

Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §812, Fam Ct Act; amd §530.11, CP L

S6956 - Summary

Relates to notification of rights of victims of domestic violence in criminal and family court proceedings.

S6956 - Sponsor Memo

S6956 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6956

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the criminal procedure law,  in
  relation  to notification of rights of victims of domestic violence in
  criminal and family court proceedings

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5 of section 812 of the family court act, as
amended by chapter 224 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  Notice.  Every  police officer, peace officer or district attorney
investigating a family offense  under  this  article  shall  advise  the
victim  of the availability of a shelter or other services in the commu-
nity, and shall immediately give the victim written notice of the  legal
rights  and remedies available to a victim of a family offense under the
relevant provisions of THIS ACT, the criminal procedure law[, the family
court act] and the domestic relations law. Such notice shall  be  avail-
able,  AT MINIMUM, in PLAIN English and Spanish and, if necessary, shall
be delivered orally and shall include but not be limited to SUBSTANTIAL-
LY the following statement:
  ["If you are the victim of domestic violence, you may request that the
officer assist in providing for your safety and that of  your  children,
including  providing  information  on how to obtain a temporary order of
protection. You may also request that the officer assist you in  obtain-
ing  your  essential  personal  effects  and locating and taking you, or
assist in making arrangement to take you, and your children  to  a  safe
place within such officer's jurisdiction, including but not limited to a
domestic violence program, a family member's or a friend's residence, or
a  similar place of safety. When the officer's jurisdiction is more than
a single county, you may ask the officer to take you  or  make  arrange-
ments  to  take you and your children to a place of safety in the county
where the incident occurred. If you or your  children  are  in  need  of
medical treatment, you have the right to request that the officer assist

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S6850A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Grants a total exemption from real property taxation for school tax purposes for certain persons seventy years of age or over

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 09, 2016 print number 6850a
amend and recommit to aging
Feb 29, 2016 referred to aging

S6850 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9370A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §467-j, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9370

S6850 - Summary

Grants a total exemption from real property taxation for school tax purposes for certain persons seventy years of age or over.

S6850 - Sponsor Memo

S6850 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6850                                                  A. 9370

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 29, 2016
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in  relation  to  granting  a
  total  exemption  from  real property taxation for school tax purposes
  for certain persons seventy years of age or over

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  real  property  tax  law  is amended by adding a new
section 467-j to read as follows:
  S 467-J. PERSONS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS TITLE
OR  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  REAL  PROPERTY OWNED BY ONE OR MORE
PERSONS EACH OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER, OR  REAL  PROPERTY
OWNED  BY  HUSBAND AND WIFE OR SIBLINGS, ONE OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF
AGE OR OVER AND THE YOUNGEST OWNER IS AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF  AGE;
SUCH PERSONS HAVE RESIDED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS,
AND  DO  NOT  HAVE ANY CHILDREN IN THE HOUSEHOLD ENROLLED IN SUCH SCHOOL
DISTRICT, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION BY ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION FOR
SCHOOL PURPOSES, IN WHICH THE REAL PROPERTY IS  LOCATED,  TO  THE  TOTAL
EXTENT  OF  THE ASSESSED VALUATION THEREOF, PROVIDED THE GOVERNING BOARD
OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A  LOCAL  LAW,  ORDI-
NANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING THEREFOR.
  2.  ALL  OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS
TITLE APPLICABLE TO THE GRANTING  OF  EXEMPTIONS  FOR  GENERAL,  COUNTY,
CITY,  TOWN, VILLAGE, OR SCHOOL PURPOSES, INSOFAR AS SUCH PROVISIONS ARE
NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE  APPLICA-
BLE TO THE EFFECTUATING OF THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  3. (A) TO QUALIFY FOR EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE PROPERTY
MUST  BE  A ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENCE, A FARM DWELLING OR RESI-
DENTIAL PROPERTY HELD IN CONDOMINIUM OR COOPERATIVE FORM  OF  OWNERSHIP.
IF  THE  PROPERTY  IS NOT AN ELIGIBLE TYPE OF PROPERTY, BUT A PORTION OF

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

Co-Sponsors

S6850A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9370A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §467-j, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9370

S6850A - Summary

Grants a total exemption from real property taxation for school tax purposes for certain persons seventy years of age or over.

S6850A - Sponsor Memo

S6850A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6850--A                                            A. 9370--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 29, 2016
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Aging --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on  Aging  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the real property tax law, in relation to granting a
  total exemption from real property taxation for  school  tax  purposes
  for certain persons seventy years of age or over

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 467-j to read as follows:
  S  467-J. PERSONS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS TITLE
OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,  REAL  PROPERTY  OWNED  BY  ONE  OR  MORE
PERSONS  EACH  OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER, OR REAL PROPERTY
OWNED BY HUSBAND AND WIFE OR SIBLINGS, ONE OF WHOM IS SEVENTY  YEARS  OF
AGE  OR OVER AND THE YOUNGEST OWNER IS AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE;
SUCH PERSONS HAVE RESIDED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS,
AND DO NOT HAVE ANY CHILDREN IN THE HOUSEHOLD ENROLLED  IN  SUCH  SCHOOL
DISTRICT, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION BY ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION FOR
SCHOOL  PURPOSES,  IN  WHICH  THE REAL PROPERTY IS LOCATED, TO THE TOTAL
EXTENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUATION THEREOF, PROVIDED THE  GOVERNING  BOARD
OF  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY,  AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A LOCAL LAW, ORDI-
NANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING THEREFOR.
  2. ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN  OF  THIS
TITLE  APPLICABLE  TO  THE  GRANTING  OF EXEMPTIONS FOR GENERAL, COUNTY,
CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, OR SCHOOL PURPOSES, INSOFAR AS SUCH PROVISIONS  ARE
NOT  INCONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE APPLICA-
BLE TO THE EFFECTUATING OF THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14191-03-6

Senator Dilan welcomed Luis O. Reyes, Ph.D. to the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, March 8 during a joint Legislative Session to appoint three new regents.

The New York State Senate Republican Majority today unveiled the first part of their one-house budget proposal that creates a broad-based tax cut plan to provide billions of dollars in tax relief to the middle class, seniors, and small businesses. The plan creates a new 25 percent rate reduction for middle class taxpayers, new tax savings to prevent seniors from leaving New York, and significant tax cuts for small businesses, farms, and other job creators. 

Cutting Middle Class Tax Rates to the Lowest Level in 70 Years

senate Bill S6247A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a developmental disability clinician advisory group by the commissioner of health

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 09, 2016 print number 6247a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health

S6247 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services
Laws Affected:
Amd §18, Chap 60 of 2014

S6247 - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a developmental disability clinician advisory group by the commissioner of health.

S6247 - Sponsor Memo

S6247 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6247

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend part C of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014,  amending  the
  social  services law and other laws relating to eliminating prescriber
  prevails for brand name drugs with generic equivalents, in relation to
  the establishment of a  developmental  disability  clinician  advisory
  group by the commissioner of health

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 18 of part C of chapter 60 of  the  laws  of  2014,
amending  the  social  services  law  relating to eliminating prescriber
prevails for brand name drugs with generic equivalents,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S 18. The commissioner of health is authorized to establish a DEVELOP-
MENTAL disability clinician advisory group of experienced clinicians and
clinic  administrators  who  have  an understanding of the comprehensive
needs of  people  with  DEVELOPMENTAL  disabilities.  Such  group  shall
provide  the  commissioner and the department of health with information
and data on the effect of policies, including  proposed  regulations  or
statutes,  and of fiscal proposals, including rate setting and appropri-
ations, on the delivery of supports and services  for  individuals  with
DEVELOPMENTAL  disabilities  including  but  not  limited to the role of
specialty services. SUCH GROUP SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR
THEIR DESIGNEES: THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF PEOPLE WITH  DEVELOP-
MENTAL DISABILITIES, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THREE
INDIVIDUALS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR,  TWO  INDIVIDUALS EACH BY THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND BY THE SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY.
THE  MEMBERS OF THE GROUP SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND
SHALL MEET AT LEAST THREE TIMES IN EACH FULL CALENDAR  YEAR  DURING  THE
FIRST TWO YEARS AND ADDITIONALLY UPON THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH.  THE  MEMBERS OF THE GROUP SHALL RECEIVE NO
COMPENSATION FOR THEIR SERVICES AS MEMBERS, BUT EACH  SHALL  BE  ALLOWED

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

S6247A - Details

Law Section:
Social Services
Laws Affected:
Amd §18, Chap 60 of 2014

S6247A - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a developmental disability clinician advisory group by the commissioner of health.

S6247A - Sponsor Memo

S6247A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6247--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend part C of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, amending the
  social services law and other laws relating to eliminating  prescriber
  prevails for brand name drugs with generic equivalents, in relation to
  the  establishment  of  a  developmental disability clinician advisory
  group by the commissioner of health

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  18  of part C of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014,
amending the social services law and other laws relating to  eliminating
prescriber  prevails  for  brand name drugs with generic equivalents, is
amended to read as follows:
  S 18. The commissioner of health [is authorized to] SHALL establish  a
DEVELOPMENTAL  disability clinician advisory group of experienced clini-
cians and clinic administrators who have an understanding of the compre-
hensive needs of people  with  DEVELOPMENTAL  disabilities.  Such  group
shall  provide the commissioner and the department of health with infor-
mation and data on the effect  of  policies,  including  proposed  regu-
lations or statutes, and of fiscal proposals, including rate setting and
appropriations, on the delivery of supports and services for individuals
with DEVELOPMENTAL disabilities including but not limited to the role of
specialty services. SUCH GROUP SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR
THEIR DESIGNEES: THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOP-
MENTAL DISABILITIES, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THREE
INDIVIDUALS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR,  TWO  INDIVIDUALS EACH BY THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND BY THE SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY.
THE  MEMBERS OF THE GROUP SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND
SHALL MEET AT LEAST THREE TIMES IN EACH FULL CALENDAR  YEAR  DURING  THE
FIRST TWO YEARS AND ADDITIONALLY UPON THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH.  THE  MEMBERS OF THE GROUP SHALL RECEIVE NO

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