senate Bill S4525B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes nurse practitioners to admit mentally ill patients

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Apr 25, 2012 referred to higher education
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Mar 05, 2012 amended on third reading 4525c
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Mar 05, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 14, 2012 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2012 1st report cal.89
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 16, 2011 amended on third reading 4525b
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
amended 4525a
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.1003
Apr 11, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jan 23, 2012 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S4525B
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committee
9
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2012

aye wr (1)

Jun 6, 2011 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S4525
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committee
9
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2011

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Bill Amendments

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C (Active)

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S4525 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 9.05, 9.27, 9.37, 9.40, 9.55, 9.57 & 9.60, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A11650

S4525 - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on a voluntary or involuntary basis.

S4525 - Sponsor Memo

S4525 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4525

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- 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 authorizing nurse
  practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on
  a voluntary or involuntary basis

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

  Section 1. Section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows:
  9-A.  "NURSE PRACTITIONER" MEANS A CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER ACTING
WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
  S 2. The section heading, the opening paragraph of subdivision (a) and
subdivision (b) of section 9.05 of the mental hygiene law, such  section
as  renumbered  by chapter 978 and the laws of 1977, are amended to read
as follows:
  Examining physicians and NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND medical certificates.
  A person is disqualified from acting  as  an  examining  physician  OR
NURSE PRACTITIONER in the following cases:
  (b)  A  certificate,  as  required by this article, must show that the
person is mentally ill and shall be  based  on  an  examination  of  the
person alleged to be mentally ill made within ten days prior to the date
of  admission.  The  date  of  the certificate shall be the date of such
examination. All certificates shall contain the facts and  circumstances
upon which the judgment of the physicians OR NURSE PRACTITIONER is based
and shall show that the condition of the person examined is such that he
OR SHE needs involuntary care and treatment in a hospital and such other
information as the commissioner may by regulation require.
  S  3.  Subdivision (a) of section 9.27 of the mental hygiene law, such
section as renumbered by chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  The  director  of  a hospital may receive and retain therein as a
patient any person alleged to be mentally ill and in need of involuntary
care and treatment upon the certificates of two examining physicians  OR

Co-Sponsors

S4525A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 9.05, 9.27, 9.37, 9.40, 9.55, 9.57 & 9.60, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A11650

S4525A - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on a voluntary or involuntary basis.

S4525A - Sponsor Memo

S4525A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4525--A
    Cal. No. 1003

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  McDONALD,  MONTGOMERY  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Mental
  Health  and Developmental Disabilities -- reported favorably from said
  committee, ordered to first  and  second  report,  amended  on  second
  report,  ordered  to  a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to authorizing nurse
  practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on
  a voluntary or involuntary basis

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

  Section 1. Section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows:
  9-A.  "NURSE PRACTITIONER" MEANS A CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER ACTING
WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER  LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. The section heading, the opening paragraph of subdivision (a) and
subdivision  (b) of section 9.05 of the mental hygiene law, such section
as renumbered by chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, are amended to read as
follows:
  Examining physicians and NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND medical certificates.
  A person is disqualified from acting  as  an  examining  physician  OR
NURSE PRACTITIONER in the following cases:
  (b)  A  certificate,  as  required by this article, must show that the
person is mentally ill and shall be  based  on  an  examination  of  the
person alleged to be mentally ill made within ten days prior to the date
of  admission.  The  date  of  the certificate shall be the date of such
examination. All certificates shall contain the facts and  circumstances
upon  which  the  judgment  of  the physicians OR NURSE PRACTITIONERS is
based and shall show that the condition of the person examined  is  such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03971-04-1

Co-Sponsors

S4525B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 9.05, 9.27, 9.37, 9.40, 9.55, 9.57 & 9.60, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A11650

S4525B - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on a voluntary or involuntary basis.

S4525B - Sponsor Memo

S4525B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4525--B
    Cal. No. 1003

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  McDONALD,  MONTGOMERY  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Mental
  Health  and Developmental Disabilities -- reported favorably from said
  committee, ordered to first  and  second  report,  amended  on  second
  report,  ordered  to  a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to authorizing nurse
  practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on
  a voluntary or involuntary basis

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

  Section 1. Section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows:
  9-A.  "NURSE PRACTITIONER" MEANS A CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER ACTING
WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER  LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. The section heading, the opening paragraph of subdivision (a) and
subdivision  (b) of section 9.05 of the mental hygiene law, such section
as renumbered by chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, are amended to read as
follows:
  Examining physicians and NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND medical certificates.
  A person is disqualified from acting  as  an  examining  physician  OR
NURSE PRACTITIONER in the following cases:
  (b)  A  certificate,  as  required by this article, must show that the
person is mentally ill and shall be  based  on  an  examination  of  the
person alleged to be mentally ill made within ten days prior to the date
of  admission.  The  date  of  the certificate shall be the date of such
examination. All certificates shall contain the facts and  circumstances
upon  which  the  judgment  of  the physicians OR NURSE PRACTITIONERS is
based and shall show that the condition of the person examined  is  such

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

Co-Sponsors

S4525C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 9.05, 9.27, 9.37, 9.40, 9.55, 9.57 & 9.60, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A11650

S4525C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on a voluntary or involuntary basis.

S4525C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4525C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4525--C
    Cal. No. 89

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  McDONALD,  CARLUCCI, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Mental  Health  and  Developmental  Disabilities -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  amended  on
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, and to be reprinted as
  amended, retaining its place in the order of third  reading  --  again
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Mental  Health  and
  Developmental Disabilities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to authorizing nurse
  practitioners to admit a patient to an inpatient mental health unit on
  a voluntary or involuntary basis

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

  Section 1. Section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows:
  9-A. "NURSE PRACTITIONER" MEANS A CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER  ACTING
WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER  LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. The section heading, the opening paragraph of subdivision (a) and
subdivision (b) of section 9.05 of the mental hygiene law, such  section
as renumbered by chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, are amended to read as
follows:
  Examining physicians and NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND medical certificates.
  A  person  is  disqualified  from  acting as an examining physician OR
NURSE PRACTITIONER in the following cases:

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

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