N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 13.15
Programs of the office for people with developmental disabilities


(a)

The commissioner shall plan, promote, establish, develop, coordinate, evaluate, and conduct programs and services of prevention, diagnosis, examination, care, treatment, rehabilitation, training, and research for the benefit of individuals with developmental disabilities. Such programs shall include but not be limited to in-patient, out-patient, partial hospitalization, day care, emergency, rehabilitative, and other appropriate treatments and services. He shall take all actions that are necessary, desirable, or proper to implement the purposes of this chapter and to carry out the purposes and objectives of the office within the amounts made available therefor by appropriation, grant, gift, devise, bequest, or allocation from the mental health services fund established under State Finance Law § 97-F (Mental health services fund)section ninety-seven-f of the state finance law.

(b)

The activities described in subdivision (a) of this section may be undertaken in cooperation and agreement with other offices, departments or agencies of the state, local or federal government, or with other organizations and individuals.

Source: Section 13.15 — Programs of the office for people with developmental disabilities, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/13.­15 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

13.01
Declaration of policy
13.03
Definitions
13.05
Developmental disabilities advisory council
13.06
Annual plan
13.07
Office for people with developmental disabilities
13.09
Powers of the office and commissioner
13.11
Organization and administration of the office for people with developmental disabilities and its facilities
13.13
Local services
13.15
Programs of the office for people with developmental disabilities
13.16
Fiscal year report
13.17
Programs, services, and operations in the office for people with developmental disabilities
13.19
Personnel of the office
13.21
Directors of state operations offices and developmental disabilities regional offices in the office for people with developmental disabil...
13.23
Education and training programs
13.24
Sheltered workshops, work activity and day training services
13.25
Safety
13.27
Facility services
13.29
Gifts
13.31
Disposition of moneys and securities
13.33
Boards of visitors
13.34
On-site client advocacy in developmental centers
13.35
Actions against persons rendering professional services at the request of the office
13.37
Powers of the office and commissioner in relation to the planning and referral of children with developmental disabilities for adult serv...
13.37‑A
Transitional care
13.38
Additional duties of the office with respect to persons receiving transitional care
13.39
Registration and notification of boards of directors or trustees of certain voluntary not-for-profit facilities or corporations
13.40
People first waiver program
13.41
Integrated employment plan
13.41*2
Retaliatory personnel actions
13.42
Autism spectrum disorders advisory board
13.43
First responder training
13.43*2
Disabilities identification card

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 13.15’s source at nysenate​.gov

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