senate Bill S5471A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program

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Jan 29, 2014 print number 5471a
amend and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 08, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2013 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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S5471 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §22.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1887
2009-2010: A6952

S5471 - Summary

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program; provides funding for local governmental units for the provision of new and expanded chemical dependency services.

S5471 - Sponsor Memo

S5471 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5471

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  community  chemical dependence services expansion program; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
22.13 to read as follows:
S 22.13 COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES EXPANSION PROGRAM.
  (A) COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES EXPANSION  FUNDS  SHALL  BE
ANNUALLY  ALLOCATED  BY THE COMMISSIONER BASED UPON THE FOLLOWING CRITE-
RIA:
  1. THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USE OF FUNDING  WITHIN  THE
LOCAL  GOVERNMENTAL  UNIT  FOR  THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO PERSONS WITH
SERIOUS CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IN ORDER TO ASSURE THAT RESOURCES  ARE  MADE
AVAILABLE TO PERSONS IN THE COMMUNITY;
  2. PROVISIONS THAT GRANTEES OF SUCH FUNDS FOR THE PROVISION  OF CHEMI-
CAL  DEPENDENCE  DETOXIFICATION  SERVICES SHALL HAVE A MECHANISM TO LINK
ALL CLIENTS RECEIVING DETOXIFICATION SERVICES TO ONGOING  TREATMENT  FOR
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IMMEDIATELY UPON THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR DETOXIFICA-
TION; AND
  3.  OTHER  RELEVANT  FACTORS  THAT REQUIRE THE MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCY SERVICES.
  (B) AMOUNTS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ONLY  BE  USED  TO
FUND  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  TREATMENT SERVICES, INCLUDING DETOXIFICATION
SERVICES, AND ASSOCIATED LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNIT ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
SUCH AS APPROVED NET OPERATING COST, FEE-FOR-SERVICE  REIMBURSEMENT,  OR
OTHER  FINANCIAL  MECHANISMS  DESIGNED  TO ACHIEVE INCREASED QUALITY AND
COST EFFECTIVENESS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09370-01-3

S5471A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §22.13, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1887
2009-2010: A6952

S5471A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the community chemical dependence services expansion program; provides funding for local governmental units for the provision of new and expanded chemical dependency services.

S5471A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5471A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5471--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug  Abuse
  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and Drug Abuse in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  community  chemical dependence services expansion program; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
22.13 to read as follows:
S 22.13 COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES EXPANSION PROGRAM.
  (A) COMMUNITY CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE SERVICES EXPANSION  FUNDS  SHALL  BE
ANNUALLY  ALLOCATED  BY THE COMMISSIONER BASED UPON THE FOLLOWING CRITE-
RIA:
  1. THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USE OF FUNDING  WITHIN  THE
LOCAL  GOVERNMENTAL  UNIT  FOR  THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO PERSONS WITH
SERIOUS CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IN ORDER TO ASSURE THAT RESOURCES  ARE  MADE
AVAILABLE TO PERSONS IN THE COMMUNITY;
  2. PROVISIONS THAT GRANTEES OF SUCH FUNDS FOR THE PROVISION  OF CHEMI-
CAL  DEPENDENCE  DETOXIFICATION  SERVICES SHALL HAVE A MECHANISM TO LINK
ALL CLIENTS RECEIVING DETOXIFICATION SERVICES TO ONGOING  TREATMENT  FOR
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY IMMEDIATELY UPON THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR DETOXIFICA-
TION; AND
  3.  OTHER  RELEVANT  FACTORS  THAT REQUIRE THE MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CHEMICAL DEPEND-
ENCY SERVICES.
  (B) AMOUNTS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL ONLY  BE  USED  TO
FUND  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  TREATMENT SERVICES, INCLUDING DETOXIFICATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09370-02-4

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