senate Bill S3013

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes the executive officer of a local government's office for the aging in the composition of such government's local community service board

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 28, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S3013 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3575
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง41.11, Ment Hyg L

S3013 - Summary

Includes the executive officer of a local government's office for the aging in the composition of such government's local community services board.

S3013 - Sponsor Memo

S3013 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 3013                                                  A. 3575

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health
  and Developmental Disabilities

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  including  the
  executive  officer of a local government's office for the aging in the
  composition of such government's local community service board

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  (a)  and (b) of section 41.11 of the mental
hygiene law, as amended by section 52 of chapter 37 of the laws of 2011,
are amended to read as follows:
  (a) In all local governments with a population less than  one  hundred
thousand,  community services boards, at the option of the local govern-
ment, shall have either nine or fifteen members appointed by  the  local
government.  In  all other local governments, a community services board
shall have fifteen members appointed by the local government.
  Whenever practicable at least one member shall be a licensed physician
and one member shall be a certified psychologist and otherwise at  least
two  members  shall  be licensed physicians, such members to have demon-
strated an interest in the field of services  for  persons  with  mental
disabilities.  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE LOCAL
GOVERNMENT'S OFFICE FOR THE AGING. The other members shall represent the
community interest in all the problems of persons with mental  disabili-
ties  and  shall  include  representatives  from  community agencies for
persons with  mental  illness,  developmental  disabilities,  and  those
suffering  from  alcoholism  and substance abuse. The community services
board shall have separate subcommittees for mental health, developmental
disabilities, and alcoholism or, at the discretion of the local  govern-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07331-01-3

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