June 18, 2012

Gov. Cuomo Announces Agreement on Justice Center Legislation to Protect People with Special Needs and Disabilities

Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced an agreement on legislation that will establish a new Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, which will change how the state protects New Yorkers in state-operated, certified, or licensed facilities and programs.

As we previously reported, Governor Cuomo first┬áproposed the “Protection of People with Special Needs Act” on May 7, 2012.