senate Bill S1464A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates mental illness and chemical dependence initiative

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2014 print number 1464a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Mar 06, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Co-Sponsors

S1464 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4760A
2009-2010: S8062

S1464 - Summary

Creates a public education initiative designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation about mental illness and chemical dependence among military service members.

S1464 - Sponsor Memo

S1464 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1464

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to creating a public
  education initiative designed to eliminate stigma  and  misinformation
  about  mental  illness  and chemical dependence among military service
  members; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
  tion thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE
COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOLISM AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION  OF  VETERANS'
AFFAIRS  SHALL  DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO ELIMI-
NATE STIGMA AND MISINFORMATION ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCE AMONG SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, IMPROVE  THEIR
UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND THE EXISTENCE OF
EFFECTIVE   TREATMENT,   AND  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  REGARDING  AVAILABLE
RESOURCES AND HOW TO ACCESS THEM. THESE PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVES MAY
INCLUDE THE USE OF THE INTERNET, INCLUDING THE USE OF SOCIAL  NETWORKING
SITES.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire on June
30, 2016 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be  deemed
repealed.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02948-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S1464A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4760A
2009-2010: S8062

S1464A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a public education initiative designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation about mental illness and chemical dependence among military service members.

S1464A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1464A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1464--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, BRESLIN, SAMPSON -- 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, in relation to creating a public
  education initiative designed to eliminate stigma  and  misinformation
  about  mental  illness  and chemical dependence among military service
  members; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
  tion thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY GENERAL OR SPECIAL LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE
COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOLISM AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES AND THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION  OF  VETERANS'
AFFAIRS  SHALL  DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO ELIMI-
NATE STIGMA AND MISINFORMATION ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS AND CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCE AMONG SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, IMPROVE  THEIR
UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND THE EXISTENCE OF
EFFECTIVE   TREATMENT,   AND  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  REGARDING  AVAILABLE
RESOURCES AND HOW TO ACCESS THEM. THESE PUBLIC EDUCATION INITIATIVES MAY
INCLUDE THE USE OF THE INTERNET, INCLUDING THE USE OF SOCIAL  NETWORKING
SITES.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire June 30,
2017 when upon such date the provisions of  this  act  shall  be  deemed
repealed.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02948-02-4

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