senate Bill S4760A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates mental illness and chemical dependence initiative

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 30, 2012 print number 4760a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Apr 20, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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Apr 30, 2012 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2012

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S4760 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1070A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8062, A11054

S4760 - Summary

Creates a public education initiative designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation about mental illness and chemical dependence among military service members.

S4760 - Sponsor Memo

S4760 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4760

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 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 creating a public
  education initiative designed to eliminate stigma  and  misinformation
  about  mental  illness  and chemical dependence among military service
  members; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
  tion thereof

  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) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE
COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOLISM AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION  OF  VETERANS'
AFFAIRS  SHALL  DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO ELIMI-
NATE STIGMA AND MISINFORMATION ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCE AMONG SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, IMPROVE  THEIR
UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND THE EXISTENCE OF
EFFECTIVE   TREATMENT,   AND  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  REGARDING  AVAILABLE
RESOURCES AND HOW TO ACCESS THEM. THESE PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVES MAY
INCLUDE THE USE OF THE INTERNET, INCLUDING THE USE OF SOCIAL  NETWORKING
SITES.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire on June
30, 2013 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be  deemed
repealed.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03966-01-1

S4760A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1070A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8062, A11054

S4760A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a public education initiative designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation about mental illness and chemical dependence among military service members.

S4760A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4760A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4760--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 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 -- recommitted to the Committee on  Mental  Health
  and  Developmental Disabilities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to creating a public
  education  initiative  designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation
  about mental illness and chemical dependence  among  military  service
  members;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
  tion thereof

  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)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE
COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND
SUBSTANCE  ABUSE  SERVICES AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF VETERANS'
AFFAIRS SHALL DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE DESIGNED  TO  ELIMI-
NATE STIGMA AND MISINFORMATION ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCE  AMONG SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, IMPROVE THEIR
UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND THE EXISTENCE OF
EFFECTIVE  TREATMENT,  AND  PROVIDE  INFORMATION   REGARDING   AVAILABLE
RESOURCES AND HOW TO ACCESS THEM. THESE PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVES MAY
INCLUDE  THE USE OF THE INTERNET, INCLUDING THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING
SITES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire  on  June
30,  2014 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed
repealed.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03966-02-2

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