senate Bill S5335A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers of the office of mental health and the commissioner in reference to infrastructure signage deterring suicide

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 29, 2014 print number 5335a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
May 16, 2013 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 21, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 21, 2014

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S5335 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L

S5335 - Summary

Empowers the commissioner of mental health, commissioner of OGS and superintendent of state police to conduct an assessment of existing placement of signage on infrastructure discouraging suicide and make recommendations.

S5335 - Sponsor Memo

S5335 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5335

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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  powers  of  the
  office of mental health and the commissioner

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

  Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K)(1) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER
OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  AND  THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE
POLICE, CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EXISTING PLACEMENT  OF  SIGNAGE  ON
INFRASTRUCTURE TO DISCOURAGE INDIVIDUALS FROM SUICIDE AND ISSUE A REPORT
WITH  RECOMMENDATIONS  ON THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH SIGNAGE TO THE TEMPORARY
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  NO  LATER  THAN
APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.
  (2)  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "INFRASTRUCTURE" SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, BUILDINGS,  BRIDGES,  WATER  TOWERS  AND
WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION TOWERS WHETHER PUBLICLY OR PRIVATELY OWNED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10910-02-3

S5335A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L

S5335A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Empowers the commissioner of mental health, commissioner of OGS and superintendent of state police to conduct an assessment of existing placement of signage on infrastructure discouraging suicide and make recommendations.

S5335A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5335A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5335--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 powers of the
  office of mental health and the commissioner

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

  Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K)(1)  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE OFFICE OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  AND  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF  STATE
POLICE,  CONDUCT  AN  ASSESSMENT OF THE EXISTING PLACEMENT OF SIGNAGE ON
INFRASTRUCTURE TO DISCOURAGE INDIVIDUALS FROM SUICIDE AND ISSUE A REPORT
WITH RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH SIGNAGE TO  THE  TEMPORARY
PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN
APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.
  (2) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM  "INFRASTRUCTURE"  SHALL
INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED TO, BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, WATER TOWERS AND
WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION TOWERS WHETHER PUBLICLY OR PRIVATELY OWNED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10910-03-4

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