senate Bill S4582B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires a representative of veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs to the advisory council on alcoholism and substance abuse services

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A141 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.499
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.550
substituted for s4582b
Jun 15, 2011 substituted by a141b
Jun 07, 2011 amended on third reading 4582b
May 16, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 4582a
May 10, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2011 1st report cal.550
Apr 12, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 4, 2011 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 4, 2011

aye wr (1)

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S4582 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A141B
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.05, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7566A, A10889

S4582 - Summary

Requires a representative of veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs to be on the advisory council on alcoholism and substance abuse programs as well as a representative who is a combat veteran and is recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse.

S4582 - Sponsor Memo

S4582 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4582

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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 adding  a  repre-
  sentative  of veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs and a
  representative who is a veteran that served in combat and is  recover-
  ing  from  alcohol  and/or  substance abuse to the advisory council on
  alcoholism and substance abuse services

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 19.05 of the mental hygiene law,
as  amended  by  chapter  259 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a) The council shall consist of the commissioner  of  alcoholism  and
substance  abuse services, or his or her designee who shall not have the
right to vote, the chairman of the conference of  local  mental  hygiene
directors  or his or her designee, and [twenty-six] TWENTY-EIGHT members
appointed by the governor by and with the  advice  and  consent  of  the
senate.  The  council  shall  include  at  least three members from each
appellate division. The governor shall designate one  of  the  appointed
members  of  the  council  as chair, who shall serve as such for a three
year term. The council shall elect a vice-chair, who shall serve as such
for a three year term. Membership shall be representative of the public,
shall have  broad  programmatic  and  geographic  representation,  shall
include  both  not-for-profit  and  proprietary alcoholism and substance
abuse providers of services, and shall include:
  (1) ten consumer representatives, including persons who are recovering
from alcohol and/or substance abuse or significant others of patients or
former patients or patient advocates, or representatives of advocacy and
prevention organizations;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00921-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S4582A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A141B
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.05, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7566A, A10889

S4582A - Summary

Requires a representative of veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs to be on the advisory council on alcoholism and substance abuse programs as well as a representative who is a combat veteran and is recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse.

S4582A - Sponsor Memo

S4582A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4582--A
    Cal. No. 550

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL,  AVELLA,  ZELDIN  -- 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,  ordered  to  a  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  requiring  a
  representative  of  veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs
  and a representative who is a veteran that served  in  combat  and  is
  recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse to the advisory council
  on alcoholism and substance abuse services

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs 1 and 2 of subdivision (a) of section  19.05  of
the  mental  hygiene law, as amended by chapter 259 of the laws of 2008,
are amended to read as follows:
  (1) ten consumer representatives, including persons who are recovering
from alcohol and/or substance abuse or significant others of patients or
former patients or patient advocates, or representatives of advocacy and
prevention organizations.  OF THE FOREGOING APPOINTMENTS, ONE SHALL BE A
VETERAN WHO HAS SERVED IN A COMBAT THEATER OR COMBAT ZONE OF  OPERATIONS
AND IS A MEMBER OF A VETERANS ORGANIZATION;
  (2)  ten representatives of providers of services to persons who abuse
or are dependent on alcohol  and/or  substances  or  engage  in  problem
gambling,  including but not limited to representatives of free standing
inpatient alcoholism or substance abuse facilities,  general  hospitals,
residential facilities for persons who abuse or are dependent on alcohol
and/or substances, methadone maintenance programs, outpatient facilities
for persons who abuse or are dependent on alcohol and/or substances, and
prevention and gambling programs, at least one of whom shall be a physi-
cian, AND ONE WHO HAS PROVIDED SERVICES TO VETERANS WHO HAVE SERVED IN A
COMBAT  THEATER OR COMBAT ZONE OF OPERATIONS and not more than two shall
represent each group of facilities; and
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S4582B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A141B
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.05, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7566A, A10889

S4582B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a representative of veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs to be on the advisory council on alcoholism and substance abuse programs as well as a representative who is a combat veteran and is recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse.

S4582B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4582B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4582--B
    Cal. No. 550

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL,  AVELLA,  ZELDIN  -- 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,  ordered  to  a  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  a
  representative  of  veteran and alcoholism or substance abuse programs
  and a representative who is a veteran that served  in  combat  and  is
  recovering from alcohol and/or substance abuse to the advisory council
  on alcoholism and substance abuse services

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs 1 and 2 of subdivision (a) of section  19.05  of
the  mental  hygiene law, as amended by chapter 259 of the laws of 2008,
are amended to read as follows:
  (1) ten consumer representatives, including persons who are recovering
from alcohol and/or substance abuse or significant others of patients or
former patients or patient advocates, or representatives of advocacy and
prevention organizations.  OF THE FOREGOING APPOINTMENTS, ONE SHALL BE A
VETERAN WHO HAS SERVED IN A COMBAT THEATER OR COMBAT ZONE OF  OPERATIONS
AND IS A MEMBER OF A VETERANS ORGANIZATION;
  (2)  ten representatives of providers of services to persons who abuse
or are dependent on alcohol  and/or  substances  or  engage  in  problem
gambling,  including but not limited to representatives of free standing
inpatient alcoholism or substance abuse facilities,  general  hospitals,
residential facilities for persons who abuse or are dependent on alcohol
and/or substances, methadone maintenance programs, outpatient facilities
for persons who abuse or are dependent on alcohol and/or substances, and
prevention and gambling programs, at least one of whom shall be a physi-

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

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