senate Bill S5794

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires standardized training curriculum for persons employed or volunteering at a mental health care provider certified or operated by the office for people with developmental disabilities

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May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 16, 2011 referred to rules

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May 15, 2012 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 15, 2012

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S5794 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9118
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.23, Ment Hyg L

S5794 - Summary

Requires standardized training curriculum for persons employed or volunteering at a mental health care provider certified or operated by the office for people with developmental disabilities.

S5794 - Sponsor Memo

S5794 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5794

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  standardized
  training curriculum requirements

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

  Section 1. Section 13.23 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRING ALL
PERSONS WHO ARE EMPLOYED OR VOLUNTEERING AT A PROVIDER LICENSED,  CERTI-
FIED  OR  OPERATED  BY  THE  OFFICE  TO COMPLETE A STANDARDIZED TRAINING
CURRICULUM CONSISTENT WITH THIS CHAPTER. SUCH CURRICULUM SHALL  INCLUDE,
BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED TO: (I) ABUSE, NEGLECT AND MALTREATMENT INDICATION
AND PREVENTION, (II) LAWS,  REGULATIONS  AND  PROCEDURES  GOVERNING  THE
PROTECTION   OF  PERSONS  WITH  DISABILITIES  FROM  ABUSE,  NEGLECT  AND
MALTREATMENT, (III) IDENTIFICATION, SAFETY AND SECURITY PROCEDURES, (IV)
FIRE SAFETY, (V) FIRST AID, (VI)  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION,  (VII)
CULTURAL COMPETENCE, AND (VIII) ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE TOPIC.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on July 1, 2012.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13094-01-1

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