assembly Bill A10025

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abusers

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Jun 09, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

A10025 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 ยงยง23.01 - 23.31, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1823
2017-2018: A524
2019-2020: A3745

A10025 - Summary

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides criteria for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides for service, right to counsel, hearings, appeals and applications for additional periods of treatment; makes related changes.

A10025 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10025

                          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  establishing
  protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abusers

  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  article
23 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 23
           ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
SECTION 23.01 CRITERIA FOR ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR
                SUBSTANCE ABUSERS.
        23.03 RESPONSIBILITIES OF SERVICE PROVIDERS.
        23.05 PETITION TO THE COURT.
        23.07 SERVICE.
        23.09 RIGHT TO COUNSEL.
        23.11 HEARING.
        23.13 WRITTEN TREATMENT PLAN.
        23.15 DISPOSITION.
        23.17 PETITION FOR ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF TREATMENT.
        23.19 PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO STAY, VACATE OR MODIFY.
        23.21 APPEALS.
        23.23 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.25 EFFECT OF DETERMINATION THAT A PERSON IS IN NEED OF
                ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.27 FALSE PETITION.
        23.29 EXCEPTION.
        23.31 EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
S 23.01 CRITERIA FOR ASSISTED  OUTPATIENT  TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUS-
          ERS.
  (A) A PERSON MEETS THE CRITERIA FOR ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT  FOR
SUBSTANCE ABUSE IF THERE IS A GOOD FAITH REASON TO BELIEVE THE PERSON IS
SUBSTANCE ABUSE IMPAIRED AND, BECAUSE OF SUCH IMPAIRMENT SUCH PERSON HAS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15281-02-4

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