senate Bill S2548

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes a certified psychologist or a certified nurse practitioner, in addition to other authorized individuals, to make a recommendation of the type of residence

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 18, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S2548 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง29.15, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1277A
2009-2010: S1344

S2548 - Summary

Authorizes a certified psychologist or a certified nurse practitioner, in addition to other authorized individuals, to make a recommendation of the type of residence in which a patient is to live upon release into the community.

S2548 - Sponsor Memo

S2548 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2548

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 the discharge and
  release of patients into the community

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of  subdivision (g) of section 29.15 of the
mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 433 of the laws  of  1976,  is
amended to read as follows:
  2.  a  specific  recommendation  of the type of residence in which the
patient is to live and a  listing  of  the  services  available  to  the
patient  in such residence MADE BY THE CERTIFIED PSYCHOLOGIST, CERTIFIED
NURSE PRACTITIONER OR OTHER INDIVIDUAL AUTHORIZED TO MAKE SUCH RECOMMEN-
DATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02231-01-3

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