S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 23, 2012
Introduced by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
AN ACT to amend chapter 24 of the laws of 2007 constituting Jonathan's
law, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 11 of chapter 24 of the laws of 2007, constituting
Jonathan's law, as amended by chapter 262 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
S 11. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
section 33.25 of the mental hygiene law as added by section two of this
act shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after
January 1, 2003 with respect to any written requests submitted by quali-
fied persons [on or before December 31, 2012].
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.