New Law Regarding ID Cards for Persons Medically Diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities

A.259-C/S.2565-C was signed into law as Chapter 209 of the Laws of 2018. This law provides identification cards for persons medically diagnosed with developmental disabilities. The id card may be presented to law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency personnel to indicate that the person holding the card may have difficulty understanding or following directions, or may become agitated under certain circumstances.