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Disability Law Committee

The Disability Law Committee Law addresses issues including employment, housing, barrier-free design and construction, public accommodations, education, health care, transportation, activities of state, local and federal governments and benefit systems.

Recent Reports

Transition letter to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore offering recommendations to improve the state courts and the judicial system during her term (April 2016) ( PDF format )
Subject area: NYS Judiciary

Revisiting S.C.P.A 17-A: Guardianship for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (as appeared in volume 18.2 of CUNY Law Review)(January 2016) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Guardianship Laws

Report regarding A.6816/S.5495 which would amend definition of guide, hearing and service animal under State law (Reissued May 2011)( PDF )
Subject area: Service animals

For the full list of committee reports click here

Legislative Activity

For more information on the legislative and policy work of the committee, including relevant reports, bill texts and additional advocacy materials, click here.

Of Interest

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor