senate Bill S4881B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program and eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2012 print number 4881b
Jun 07, 2012 amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 03, 2012 print number 4881a
May 03, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Apr 28, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S4881 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6987
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2225, A1544
2015-2016: S4722
2017-2018: S516
2019-2020: S919

S4881 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.

S4881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4881

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental
  Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law  and  the  correction  law,  in
  relation to enhancing the assisted outpatient treatment program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision  (f)  of  section  7.17  of  the
mental  hygiene  law,  as amended by chapter 158 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  (2) The oversight and monitoring role of the  program  coordinator  of
the  assisted  outpatient  treatment  program  shall include each of the
following:
  (i) that each assisted outpatient receives the treatment provided  for
in  the  court  order  issued pursuant to section 9.60 of this [chapter]
TITLE;
  (ii) that existing  services  located  in  the  assisted  outpatient's
community are utilized whenever practicable;
  (iii)  that  a  case  manager or assertive community treatment team is
designated for each assisted outpatient;
  (iv) that a mechanism exists  for  such  case  manager,  or  assertive
community  treatment team, to regularly report the assisted outpatient's
compliance, or lack of compliance with treatment, to the director of the
assisted outpatient treatment program;
  (v) that directors of community services  establish  procedures  which
provide  that  reports  of persons who may be in need of assisted outpa-
tient treatment are appropriately investigated in a timely manner; [and]
  (vi) that assisted outpatient treatment services are  delivered  in  a
timely manner[.];
  (VII) PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT ORDERS,
THE  CLINICAL  NEEDS  OF ASSISTED OUTPATIENTS ARE ADEQUATELY REVIEWED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10473-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S4881A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6987
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2225, A1544
2015-2016: S4722
2017-2018: S516
2019-2020: S919

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4881--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, ALESI, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, LANZA,
  LARKIN, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, McDONALD, PARKER -- read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental
  Health and Developmental 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 and the correction law, in
  relation to enhancing the assisted outpatient treatment  program;  and
  to  amend  Kendra's  Law, in relation to making the provisions thereof
  permanent

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of  subdivision  (f) of section 7.17 of the
mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 158 of the laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (2)  The  oversight  and monitoring role of the program coordinator of
the assisted outpatient treatment program  shall  include  each  of  the
following:
  (i)  that each assisted outpatient receives the treatment provided for
in the court order issued pursuant to section  9.60  of  this  [chapter]
TITLE;
  (ii)  that  existing  services  located  in  the assisted outpatient's
community are utilized whenever practicable;
  (iii) that a case manager or assertive  community  treatment  team  is
designated for each assisted outpatient;
  (iv)  that  a  mechanism  exists  for  such case manager, or assertive
community treatment team, to regularly report the assisted  outpatient's
compliance, or lack of compliance with treatment, to the director of the
assisted outpatient treatment program;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10473-07-2

Co-Sponsors

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S4881B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6987
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2225, A1544
2015-2016: S4722
2017-2018: S516
2019-2020: S919

S4881B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.

S4881B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4881B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4881--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, ADDABBO, ALESI, AVELLA, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO,
  GOLDEN, LANZA, LARKIN, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, McDONALD, PARKER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities  in  accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law and the correction law, in
  relation to enhancing the assisted outpatient treatment  program;  and
  to  amend  Kendra's  Law, in relation to making the provisions thereof
  permanent

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of  subdivision  (f) of section 7.17 of the
mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 158 of the laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (2)  The  oversight  and monitoring role of the program coordinator of
the assisted outpatient treatment program  shall  include  each  of  the
following:
  (i)  that each assisted outpatient receives the treatment provided for
in the court order issued pursuant to section  9.60  of  this  [chapter]
TITLE;
  (ii)  that  existing  services  located  in  the assisted outpatient's
community are utilized whenever practicable;
  (iii) that a case manager or assertive  community  treatment  team  is
designated for each assisted outpatient;
  (iv)  that  a  mechanism  exists  for  such case manager, or assertive
community treatment team, to regularly report the assisted  outpatient's
compliance, or lack of compliance with treatment, to the director of the
assisted outpatient treatment program;
  (v)  that directors of community services establish procedures [which]
THAT provide that reports of persons who may  be  in  need  of  assisted

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