|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 20, 2011||signed chap.157|
|Jul 08, 2011||delivered to governor|
|May 02, 2011||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.336
substituted for s3745
|May 02, 2011||substituted by a4731|
|Apr 13, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 12, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 11, 2011||1st report cal.336|
|Mar 03, 2011||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S3745Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A4731 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S3745 - Details
S3745 - Summary
Prohibits the co-mingling of adolescent and adult patients in office of mental health run residential facilities.
S3745 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3745 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to prohibiting co-mingling of adolescent and adult patients in residential facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit co-mingling of children and adolescent with adult patients in department run residential facilities such as hospitals. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding subdivision (k) which would mandate the commissioner to promulgate rules and regulations prohibiting the co-mingling of children and adolescent with adult patients in residential facilities operated by the department and, programs subject to an operating certificate from the department. These rules shall address age specific concerns and needs of patients including procedures for appropriate age and program separation, preventive and remedial actions including incident reporting to be take to prevent incidents of abuse or maltreatment, and security requirements to insure the health and safety of children, adolescent and adult patients.
S3745 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3745 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 3, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop- mental Disabilities AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to prohibiting co-mingling of adolescent and adult patients in residential facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (k) to read as follows: (K) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROHIBIT- ING THE CO-MINGLING OF ADOLESCENT AND ADULT PATIENTS IN RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE OFFICE AND PROGRAMS SUBJECT TO AN OPERATING CERTIFICATE PURSUANT TO SECTION 31.02 OF THIS CHAPTER. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL ADDRESS AGE SPECIFIC CONCERNS AND NEEDS OF PATIENTS AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES FOR APPROPRIATE AGE AND PROGRAM SEPARATION IN BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS; PREVENTIVE AND REMEDIAL ACTIONS, INCLUDING INCIDENT REPORTING, TO BE TAKEN TO PREVENT INCIDENTS OF ABUSE OR MALTREATMENT; AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO INSURE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ADOLESCENT AND ADULT PATIENTS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, that any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of section one of this act shall be promulgated within one hundred twenty days after this act shall take effect and, provided further that 30 days prior to such promulgation, the commissioner of mental health shall submit the required rules and regulations to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly for their review. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04514-01-1
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