assembly Bill A10023

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the heroin and opioid addiction wraparound services demonstration program

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Jun 09, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

A10023 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7650
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง22.13, Ment Hyg L

A10023 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the heroin and opioid addiction wraparound services demonstration program; empowers the commissioner to develop a heroin and opioid addiction wraparound services demonstration program for adolescents and adults who have entered and successfully completed treatment programs; provides that the program shall remain available to these individuals at least nine months after the completion of such program; identifies five relevant jurisdictions, as well as a best-practice model to deliver relevant services, and the commissioner shall provide a written evaluation of the demonstration program.

A10023 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10023

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Gunther) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  the  heroin  and
  opioid   addiction  wraparound  services  demonstration  program;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
22.13 to read as follows:
  S 22.13 HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION WRAPAROUND SERVICES  DEMONSTRATION
PROGRAM.
  1.  THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
AND THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH,  WITHIN  EXISTING  APPROPRIATIONS,  SHALL
DEVELOP  A HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION WRAPAROUND SERVICES DEMONSTRATION
PROGRAM. THIS PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE WRAPAROUND SERVICES  TO  ADOLESCENTS
AND  ADULTS  WHO  HAVE  ENTERED  AND  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED  TREATMENT
PROGRAMS, AND SHALL REMAIN AVAILABLE  TO  THEM  FOR  NINE  MONTHS  AFTER
COMPLETION  OF  SUCH  TREATMENT PROGRAM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IDENTIFY
AND ESTABLISH UP TO FIVE RURAL OR SUBURBAN HIGH-NEEDS  JURISDICTIONS  IN
THE STATE TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.
  2. THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE
WRAPAROUND  SERVICES  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE, CASE MANAGEMENT OR REFERRAL
SERVICES PERTAINING TO:
  (A) EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES;
  (B) PEER TO PEER SUPPORT GROUPS;
  (C) SOCIAL SERVICES AND FAMILY SERVICES AND COUNSELING;
  (D) EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT AND COUNSELING;
  (E) TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE;
  (F) MEDICAL SERVICES;
  (G) LEGAL SERVICES;
  (H) FINANCIAL SERVICES; AND
  (I) CHILDCARE SERVICES.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THE GOVERNOR, THE  TEMPORARY  PRESI-
DENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE

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