senate Bill S2558A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program

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Jan 30, 2014 print number 2558a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 22, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S2558 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8591
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §22.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2214A
2009-2010: S2192
2013-2014: A8488

S2558 - Summary

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program; provides funding for local governmental units for the provision of new and expanded chemical dependency services.

S2558 - Sponsor Memo

S2558 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2558

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 establishing  the
  community chemical dependence services expansion 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 COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES EXPANSION PROGRAM.
  (A)  COMMUNITY  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE SERVICES EXPANSION FUNDS SHALL BE
ANNUALLY ALLOCATED BY THE COMMISSIONER BASED UPON THE  FOLLOWING  CRITE-
RIA:
  1.  THE  EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USE OF FUNDING WITHIN THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNIT FOR THE DELIVERY OF  SERVICES  TO  PERSONS  WITH
SERIOUS  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCY IN ORDER TO ASSURE THAT RESOURCES ARE MADE
AVAILABLE TO PERSONS IN THE COMMUNITY;
  2. PROVISIONS THAT GRANTEES OF SUCH FUNDS FOR THE PROVISION  OF CHEMI-
CAL DEPENDENCE DETOXIFICATION SERVICES SHALL HAVE A  MECHANISM  TO  LINK
ALL  CLIENTS  RECEIVING DETOXIFICATION SERVICES TO ONGOING TREATMENT FOR
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IMMEDIATELY UPON THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR DETOXIFICA-
TION; AND
  3. OTHER RELEVANT FACTORS THAT REQUIRE  THE  MAINTENANCE  OF  EXISTING
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCY SERVICES.
  (B)  AMOUNTS  PROVIDED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ONLY BE USED TO
FUND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE TREATMENT  SERVICES,  INCLUDING  DETOXIFICATION
SERVICES, AND ASSOCIATED LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNIT ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
SUCH  AS  APPROVED NET OPERATING COST, FEE-FOR-SERVICE REIMBURSEMENT, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07398-01-3

S2558A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8591
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §22.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2214A
2009-2010: S2192
2013-2014: A8488

S2558A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program; provides funding for local governmental units for the provision of new and expanded chemical dependency services.

S2558A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2558A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2558--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental 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 establishing the
  community chemical dependence services expansion 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 COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES EXPANSION PROGRAM.
  (A) COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES EXPANSION  FUNDS  SHALL  BE
ANNUALLY  ALLOCATED  BY THE COMMISSIONER BASED UPON THE FOLLOWING CRITE-
RIA:
  1. THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USE OF FUNDING  WITHIN  THE
LOCAL  GOVERNMENTAL  UNIT  FOR  THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO PERSONS WITH
SERIOUS CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IN ORDER TO ASSURE THAT RESOURCES  ARE  MADE
AVAILABLE TO PERSONS IN THE COMMUNITY;
  2. PROVISIONS THAT GRANTEES OF SUCH FUNDS FOR THE PROVISION  OF CHEMI-
CAL  DEPENDENCE  DETOXIFICATION  SERVICES SHALL HAVE A MECHANISM TO LINK
ALL CLIENTS RECEIVING DETOXIFICATION SERVICES TO ONGOING  TREATMENT  FOR
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IMMEDIATELY UPON THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR DETOXIFICA-
TION; AND
  3.  OTHER  RELEVANT  FACTORS  THAT REQUIRE THE MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCY SERVICES.
  (B) AMOUNTS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ONLY  BE  USED  TO
FUND  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  TREATMENT SERVICES, INCLUDING DETOXIFICATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07398-03-4

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