senate Bill S6251

Signed by Governor

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 13 / Jan / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.14
  • 22 / Jan / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 22 / Jan / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 23 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE
  • 06 / May / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A8345
  • 06 / May / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.612
  • 20 / May / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / May / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 11 / Jul / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 22 / Jul / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.146

Summary

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of cooperative educational services to educate students on the dangers and consequences of problem gambling.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8345
Versions:
S6251
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; amd §304, Ed L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6251

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law and the
education law, in relation to requiring the office of alcoholism and
substance abuse services in consultation with the state education
department to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among
school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of
cooperative educational services

PURPOSE: To make the agreed upon changes to chapter 551 of the laws
of 2013.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends subdivision (i) of section 19.07 of the mental
hygiene law, as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013 to remove the
curriculum development provisions and instead to connect schools
through SED to OASAS materials that they may use to educate students
on problem gambling.

Section 2 amends subdivision 43 of section 305 of the education law,
as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013 to require the department
to post materials on problem gambling on their website that is to be
identified or developed by the office of alcoholism and substance
abuse services in consultation with the state education department.

Section 3 makes the act take effect on the same date and in the same
manner as chapter 551 of the laws of 2013

JUSTIFICATION: This chapter amendment is needed to remove the
curriculum development provision and instead connect schools through
the state education department to office of alcoholism and substance
abuse services materials that schools may use to educate students on
problem gambling.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in
the same manner as chapter 551 of 2013.,

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6251

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the  mental  hygiene  law  and  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse
  services in consultation with the state education department to  iden-
  tify  or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth
  to be used by school districts and boards of  cooperative  educational
  services

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision (i) of section 19.07  of  the  mental  hygiene
law,  as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  [(i)] (J) The office [of alcoholism and substance abuse services],  in
consultation  with  the  state  education department, shall [establish a
curriculum for a course of instruction in adolescent] IDENTIFY OR DEVEL-
OP MATERIALS ON problem gambling AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH which  may[,  at
the  option  of  any  school, be provided in grades four through twelve.
Such course of instruction shall include materials] BE  USED  BY  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS  AND  BOARDS  OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES, AT THEIR
OPTION, to educate students on the dangers and consequences  of  problem
gambling[, and] AS THEY DEEM APPROPRIATE. SUCH MATERIALS shall be avail-
able  on  the  internet  website  of  [such  office] THE STATE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT.  THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE SHALL PROVIDE  A  HYPER-
LINK  TO  THE  INTERNET  PAGE  OF  THE  STATE  EDUCATION DEPARTMENT THAT
DISPLAYS SUCH MATERIALS.
  S 2. Subdivision 43 of section 305 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  43.  The commissioner shall make available, on the department internet
website, [the curriculum of the course of instruction in]  MATERIALS  ON
[adolescent] problem gambling [established] AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH IDEN-
TIFIED  OR  DEVELOPED  BY  THE  OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13460-01-4

S. 6251                             2

SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT,  pursuant  to  subdivision
[(i)] (J) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law.
  S  3.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, takes effect.

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