assembly Bill A1544A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health
Feb 26, 2013 print number 1544a
Feb 26, 2013 amend and recommit to mental health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to mental health

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A1544 - Details

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 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6987

A1544 - Summary

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

A1544 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1544

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, MAISEL, ZEBROWSKI, THIELE, GABRYSZAK,
  WEISENBERG, SCHIMEL, ROBINSON, PAULIN, JAFFEE,  ROBERTS,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  COOK  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. ABBATE, ABINANTI, ARROYO,
  BOYLAND, CERETTO, CROUCH, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ, GOODELL, JOHNS, JORDAN,
  LUPARDO,  MARKEY,  McDONOUGH,  MILLMAN,  PALMESANO,  PERRY,   PRETLOW,
  RABBITT,  RAIA,  SALADINO, TENNEY, TITONE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Mental Health

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.

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A1544A (ACTIVE) - Details

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 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6987

A1544A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1544A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1544--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, MAISEL, ZEBROWSKI, THIELE, GABRYSZAK,
  WEISENBERG, SCHIMEL, ROBINSON, PAULIN, JAFFEE,  ROBERTS,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  COOK,  WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. ABBATE, ABINANTI,
  ARROYO, BOYLAND, CERETTO, CROUCH, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ, GOODELL, JOHNS,
  JORDAN, LUPARDO, MARKEY, McDONOUGH, MILLMAN, PALMESANO,  PERRY,  PRET-
  LOW, RABBITT, RAIA, SALADINO, TENNEY, TITONE -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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

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

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