senate Bill S445A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "behavioral health and long-term care act"

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 445a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S445 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2360A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S58, A4496
2009-2010: S3341C, A7027C

S445 - Summary

Enacts the "behavioral health and long-term care act"; provides for the establishment of a behavioral health and long-term care plan.

S445 - Sponsor Memo

S445 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   445

                       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 enact the "behavioral health and long-term care act" providing
  for the establishment of a behavioral health and long-term care plan

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "behavioral health and long-term care act".
  S 2.  The behavioral health and long-term care plan.  1.  The  commis-
sioner of mental health, in conjunction with the commissioner of health,
the  commissioner  of  alcoholism  and  substance abuse services and the
director of the office for the aging,  shall  develop  and  monitor  the
implementation of a behavioral health and long-term care plan. A subcom-
mittee  may  be  established  through  the  interagency geriatric mental
health and chemical dependency planning council to assist in the  devel-
opment of such plan.
  (a)  The  behavioral health and long-term care plan shall include, but
not be limited to:
  (i) Coordination of provider services  and  interagency  referrals  of
persons  with a mental illness and/or chemical dependence, as defined in
section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law, other than and  in  addition  to
dementia, who are in or who may be in need of long-term care,
  (ii)  Recommendations  for integrating and coordinating federal, state
and local funding sources for behavioral health and long-term care,
  (iii) Recommendations for facilitating research on best practices  and
model programs, and the dissemination of such information,
  (iv)  An  increase  in  alternatives  to nursing homes for adults with
mental illness and/or chemical dependence who also need long-term  care,
and

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

S445A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2360A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S58, A4496
2009-2010: S3341C, A7027C

S445A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "behavioral health and long-term care act"; provides for the establishment of a behavioral health and long-term care plan.

S445A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S445A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 445--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 enact the "behavioral health and long-term care act" providing
  for the establishment of a behavioral health and long-term care plan

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "behavioral health and long-term care act".
  S  2.    The behavioral health and long-term care plan. 1. The commis-
sioner of mental health, in conjunction with the commissioner of health,
the commissioner of alcoholism and  substance  abuse  services  and  the
director  of  the  office  for  the aging, shall develop and monitor the
implementation of a behavioral health and long-term care plan. A subcom-
mittee may be  established  through  the  interagency  geriatric  mental
health  and chemical dependency planning council to assist in the devel-
opment of such plan.
  (a) The behavioral health and long-term care plan shall  include,  but
not be limited to:
  (i)  Coordination  of  provider  services and interagency referrals of
persons with a mental illness and/or chemical dependence, as defined  in
section  1.03  of  the mental hygiene law, other than and in addition to
dementia, who are in or who may be in need of long-term care,
  (ii) Recommendations for integrating and coordinating  federal,  state
and local funding sources for behavioral health and long-term care,
  (iii)  Recommendations for facilitating research on best practices and
model programs, and the dissemination of such information,

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

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