Bill S4689-2015

Relates to requiring a service center for independent living to be located in the county of Ontario

Relates to requiring a service center for independent living to be located in the county of Ontario.

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Actions

  • Jun 2, 2015: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Apr 7, 2015: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Education - Jun 2, 2015
Ayes (16): Marcellino, Avella, Farley, Lanza, LaValle, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Serino, Seward, Valesky, Latimer, Addabbo, Breslin, Hamilton, Montgomery, Stavisky
Ayes W/R (2): Little, Peralta

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4689

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a service center for independent living to be located in the county of Ontario

PURPOSE:

To include in the list of service centers for independent living eligible for Education Department funding.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Amends section 1124 of the education law to add the County of Ontario as a service center for independent living.

JUSTIFICATION:

The state legislature recognizes the important work of independent living centers by appropriating funding for the 35 existing independent living centers. Because no center in Ontario County's is designated as a service center, Ontario County did not receive state funding. In order to provide expanded services for its disabled population, Ontario County seeks state identification and support for a service center for independent living.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.7264 of 2007/2008, S.2797 of 2009/2010

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

To the extent of and within the amounts appropriated therefore.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding the date on which it shall have become law.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4689 2015-2016 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 7, 2015 ___________
Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a service center for independent living to be located in the county of Ontario THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1124 of the education law, as amended by section 28 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 4. Additional service centers shall be located in the cities of Niagara Falls, Olean, Troy, Amsterdam, Newburgh, Corning, Ithaca, Cort- land, Auburn, Watertown, Plattsburgh, Batavia, Massena and Glens Falls, the counties of Delaware, ONTARIO and Rockland, the county of Orange, in either the city of Middletown or Port Jervis or in the town of Deerpark, Greenville, Mount Hope, Warwick or Wawayanda or in the village of Gosh- en, in the county of New York to serve the Harlem community, and in the counties of Putnam, Sullivan and Herkimer. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

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