senate Bill S4466A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Defines the scope of responsibilities of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services regarding recovery services for veterans

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 06, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 30, 2012 1st report cal.143
Jan 04, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
May 24, 2011 print number 4466a
amend and recommit to finance
May 09, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Apr 06, 2011 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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Jan 30, 2012 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S4466A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: Jan 30, 2012

excused (1)

May 9, 2011 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S4466
4
0
committee
4
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 9, 2011

aye wr (2)

S4466 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7806
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L

S4466 - Summary

Defines the scope of responsibilities of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services regarding recovery services for veterans.

S4466 - Sponsor Memo

S4466 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4466

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HUNTLEY -- 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,  in  relation  to  defining  the
  scope  of  responsibilities  of the office of alcoholism and substance
  abuse services regarding recovery services for veterans

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.07  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
  (I) THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES SHALL  PERI-
ODICALLY,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE DIRECTOR OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS,
(1) REVIEW THE PROGRAMS OPERATED BY THE OFFICE TO ENSURE THAT THE  NEEDS
OF THE STATE'S VETERANS WHO ARE RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOL AND/OR SUBSTANCE
ABUSE ARE BEING MET AND TO DEVELOP IMPROVEMENTS TO PROGRAMS TO MEET SUCH
NEEDS,  AND  (2)  REVIEW,  MONITOR, AND IMPROVE PROGRAMS OPERATED BY THE
DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS  OR  THE  OFFICE  OF  MENTAL  HEALTH  THAT
PROVIDE  TREATMENT,  REHABILITATION, AND RELAPSE PREVENTION AND RECOVERY
SERVICES TO VETERANS WHO HAVE SERVED IN A COMBAT THEATER OR COMBAT  ZONE
OF OPERATIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
authorized  and  directed  to  be  made  and completed on or before such
effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07694-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S4466A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7806
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L

S4466A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the scope of responsibilities of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services regarding recovery services for veterans.

S4466A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4466A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4466--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HUNTLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug  Abuse
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee   on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  defining  the
  scope  of  responsibilities  of the office of alcoholism and substance
  abuse services regarding recovery services for veterans

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.07  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
  (I) THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES SHALL  PERI-
ODICALLY,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE DIRECTOR OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS:
(1) REVIEW THE PROGRAMS OPERATED BY THE OFFICE TO ENSURE THAT THE  NEEDS
OF  THE STATE'S VETERANS WHO SERVED IN THE U.S. ARMED FORCES AND WHO ARE
RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOL AND/OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE  ARE  BEING  MET  AND  TO
DEVELOP  IMPROVEMENTS TO PROGRAMS TO MEET SUCH NEEDS; AND (2) IN COLLAB-
ORATION WITH THE STATE DIRECTOR OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND THE COMMISSION-
ER OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, REVIEW AND  MAKE  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO
IMPROVE   PROGRAMS   THAT  PROVIDE  TREATMENT,  REHABILITATION,  RELAPSE
PREVENTION, AND RECOVERY SERVICES TO  VETERANS  WHO  HAVE  SERVED  IN  A
COMBAT  THEATRE  OR  COMBAT  ZONE  OF OPERATIONS AND HAVE A CO-OCCURRING
MENTAL HEALTH AND ALCOHOLISM OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07694-02-1

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