senate Bill S299A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Renames and broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and chemical dependence

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Apr 09, 2014 print number 299a
amend (t) 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

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S299A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

aye wr (2)

Mar 6, 2013 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S299
8
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committee
8
Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2013

aye wr (3)

S299 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A427A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.41, Ment Hyg L; amd §3, Chap 568 of 2005
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S308, A265
2009-2010: S2207, A1843

S299 - Summary

Broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and chemical dependence; renames the program to be the geriatric mental health and chemical dependence demonstration program; allows for grants to be awarded by the office to providers of care to older adults with chemical dependence.

S299 - Sponsor Memo

S299 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   299

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 and chapter 568 of  the  laws  of
  2005,  amending the mental hygiene law relating to enacting the geria-
  tric mental health act, in relation to mental health care and chemical
  dependence services for the elderly under the geriatric mental  health
  and chemical dependence demonstration program

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

  Section 1. Section 7.41 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter
568 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
S 7.41 Geriatric [service] MENTAL HEALTH AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE  demon-
         stration program.
  (a) The office shall establish a geriatric [service] MENTAL HEALTH AND
CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  demonstration  program  to  provide grants, within
appropriations therefor, to providers of mental health care OR  CHEMICAL
DEPENDENCE  SERVICES,  OR  BOTH, to the elderly, INCLUDING ORGANIZATIONS
THAT PROVIDE HEALTH AND AGING SERVICES AS  WELL  AS  MENTAL  HEALTH  AND
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE ORGANIZATIONS. Such program shall be administered by
the  office  in  cooperation with THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE
ABUSE SERVICES, the state office for the  aging  and  such  other  state
agencies as the commissioner shall determine are necessary for the oper-
ation of the program.
  (b)  Grants may be awarded by the office to providers of care to older
adults with mental disabilities OR CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE, OR BOTH, for the
purposes which may include one or more of the following:
  (1) Community integration. Programs which  enable  older  adults  with
mental  disabilities  OR OLDER ADULTS SUFFERING FROM CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00506-01-3

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S299A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A427A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.41, Ment Hyg L; amd §3, Chap 568 of 2005
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S308, A265
2009-2010: S2207, A1843

S299A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and chemical dependence; renames the program to be the geriatric mental health and chemical dependence demonstration program; allows for grants to be awarded by the office to providers of care to older adults with chemical dependence.

S299A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S299A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 299--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 and chapter 568 of the laws of
  2005, amending the mental hygiene law relating to enacting the  geria-
  tric  mental  health  act, in relation to mental health care, chemical
  dependence and compulsive gambling services for the elderly under  the
  geriatric service demonstration program

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

  Section 1. Section 7.41 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter
568 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
S 7.41 Geriatric service demonstration program.
  (a) The office  shall  establish  a  geriatric  service  demonstration
program  to provide grants, within appropriations therefor, to providers
of mental health care, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES, COMPULSIVE GAMBLING
SERVICES, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, to the elderly,  INCLUDING  ORGAN-
IZATIONS  THAT  PROVIDE  HEALTH  AND  AGING  SERVICES  AS WELL AS MENTAL
HEALTH, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE, AND COMPULSIVE GAMBLING ORGANIZATIONS. Such
program shall be administered by the  office  in  cooperation  with  THE
OFFICE  OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, the state office for
the aging and such other state agencies as the commissioner shall deter-
mine are necessary for the operation of the program.
  (b) Grants may be awarded by the office to providers of care to  older
adults  with mental disabilities, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE, COMPULSIVE GAMBL-
ING, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, for the purposes which may include  one
or more of the following:

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

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