A05924 Summary:

SPONSORFitzpatrick (MS)
COSPNSRMontesano, Tague, Salka
Amd 41.34, Ment Hyg L
Provides that a sponsoring agency must make a presentation at a public hearing before a residential facility for the disabled may be placed in a municipality.
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A05924 Actions:

02/20/2019referred to mental health
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A05924 Committee Votes:

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A05924 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A05924 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 20, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. FITZPATRICK, MONTESANO, TAGUE, SALKA -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of A. MANKTELOW -- read once and  referred  to  the
          Committee on Mental Health
        AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring a spon-
          soring  agency  to  make  a  presentation  to  a municipality prior to
          consideration of placement of a residential facility for the disabled
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of  subdivision (c) of section 41.34 of the
     2  mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 1024 of the laws of  1981,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (2)  Prior  to  forwarding a response to the sponsoring agency and the
     5  commissioner, the municipality may hold a  public  hearing  pursuant  to
     6  local law.  Should the municipality decide to hold a public hearing, the
     7  sponsoring agency shall make a presentation, using appropriate audio-vi-
     8  sual technology, at which the sponsoring agency shall present the histo-
     9  ry  and background of the sponsoring agency, the number of employees who
    10  will be working at the residential facility, the number of residents who
    11  will be living in the residential facility, and an outline of any struc-
    12  tural  changes which will be made to existing buildings on the  premises
    13  where it is proposed that this facility be located.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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