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Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities Committee

The Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities Committee 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

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

Disability Housing Rights and Building Codes of New York (April 2011)( PDF )
Subject area: Housing Discrimination

Report urging legislation to require taxicab accessibility in New York City (January 2011)( PDF )
Subject area: Disabilities

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
(PDF)