senate Bill S5228A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a community housing wait list

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.494
Nov 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1388
substituted for s5228a
Jun 16, 2014 substituted by a7721a
ordered to third reading cal.1388
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 17, 2014 print number 5228a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 05, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 14, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5228A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 5, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5228A
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2014

aye wr (3)

Jun 5, 2013 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5228
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2013

aye wr (3)

Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

S5228 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7721A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.15, Ment Hyg L

S5228 - Summary

Establishes a community housing wait list for individuals seeking housing and related services within the office of mental health service system; defines terms; requires the commissioner of mental health to establish policies, procedures and forms for the community housing wait list in order to ensure that applicants and prospective applicants for housing programs, housing services providers, referring agencies and institutions and community based agencies are able to submit wait list information and other information via electronic means; makes related changes.

S5228 - Sponsor Memo

S5228 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5228

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  a
  community housing wait list

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

  Section 1. Section 7.15 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
three new subdivisions (c), (d) and (e) to read as follows:
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY HOUSING WAIT LIST FOR
INDIVIDUALS SEEKING HOUSING AND RELATED SERVICES WITHIN  THE  OFFICE  OF
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE SYSTEM.
  (1)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION  THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL
APPLY:
  (I) "COMMUNITY HOUSING WAIT LIST" SHALL MEAN  A  LIST  OF  INDIVIDUALS
WITH  A  DOCUMENTED MENTAL ILLNESS WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR
HOUSING PROGRAMS LICENSED, OPERATED OR FUNDED BY THE  OFFICE  OF  MENTAL
HEALTH  AND  HAVE  APPLIED  FOR  OR  BEEN  REFERRED  TO BUT HAVE NOT YET
RECEIVED HOUSING  SERVICES  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  SUPPORTED,
SUPPORTIVE, SUPERVISED OR CONGREGATE.
  (II) "HOUSING SERVICES PROVIDER" SHALL MEAN ANY HOLDER OF AN OPERATING
CERTIFICATE  ISSUED  PURSUANT  TO ARTICLE THIRTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, OR
EVERY HOUSING PROGRAM FUNDED, OPERATED, ADMINISTERED OR LICENSED BY  THE
OFFICE  INCLUDING ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT MENTAL HEALTH HOUSING REFER-
RAL SYSTEM AND EACH SINGLE POINT OF ENTRY OFFICE, OPERATED BY  OR  UNDER
CONTRACT  WITH  A  DIRECTOR  OF  COMMUNITY  SERVICES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
FORTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (III) "AGENCY OR  INSTITUTION"  SHALL  INCLUDE  ADULT  HOMES,  NURSING
HOMES,  FOSTER  CARE  PROVIDERS,  HOMELESS  SHELTERS,  STATE PSYCHIATRIC
CENTERS, HOSPITALS, CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND  OTHER  REFERRING  ENTI-
TIES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10718-03-3

S5228A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7721A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.15, Ment Hyg L

S5228A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a community housing wait list for individuals seeking housing and related services within the office of mental health service system; defines terms; requires the commissioner of mental health to establish policies, procedures and forms for the community housing wait list in order to ensure that applicants and prospective applicants for housing programs, housing services providers, referring agencies and institutions and community based agencies are able to submit wait list information and other information via electronic means; makes related changes.

S5228A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5228A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5228--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 a
  community housing wait list

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

  Section 1. Section 7.15 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
three new subdivisions (c), (d) and (e) to read as follows:
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY HOUSING WAIT LIST FOR
INDIVIDUALS  SEEKING  HOUSING  AND RELATED SERVICES WITHIN THE OFFICE OF
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE SYSTEM.
  (1) FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  THE  FOLLOWING  DEFINITIONS  SHALL
APPLY:
  (I)  "COMMUNITY  HOUSING  WAIT  LIST" SHALL MEAN A LIST OF INDIVIDUALS
WITH A DOCUMENTED MENTAL ILLNESS WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA  FOR
HOUSING  PROGRAMS  LICENSED,  OPERATED OR FUNDED BY THE OFFICE OF MENTAL
HEALTH AND HAVE APPLIED FOR  OR  BEEN  REFERRED  TO  BUT  HAVE  NOT  YET
RECEIVED  HOUSING  SERVICES  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO SUPPORTED,
SUPPORTIVE, SUPERVISED OR CONGREGATE.
  (II) "HOUSING SERVICES PROVIDER" SHALL MEAN ANY HOLDER OF AN OPERATING
CERTIFICATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY-ONE OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  OR
EVERY  HOUSING PROGRAM FUNDED, OPERATED, ADMINISTERED OR LICENSED BY THE
OFFICE INCLUDING ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT MENTAL HEALTH HOUSING  REFER-
RAL  SYSTEM  AND EACH SINGLE POINT OF ENTRY OFFICE, OPERATED BY OR UNDER
CONTRACT WITH A DIRECTOR  OF  COMMUNITY  SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE
FORTY-ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10718-04-4

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