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Governor Makes New Disability Legislature Law
Jul 27, 2022

Governor Makes New Disability Legislature Law

Governor Kathy Hochul marked the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to further advance the goals put forth but the ADA.

Passing a new law that gives those with intellectual and developmental disabilities more control over their own life decisions.

The new law creates a formal legal process for those with intellectual, developmental, psychosocial and cognitive disabilities to be able to make their own decisions about their lives, instead of leaving that decision-making to a family member or legal guardian.

Hochul signs disability rights legislative package into law on 32nd anniversary of ADA