senate Bill S6226

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to fees for services rendered patients in state inpatient facilities pursuant to court orders

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

S6226 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6512
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง43.03, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6147, S3883

S6226 - Summary

Provides for fees for services rendered patients in state inpatient facilities pursuant to court orders to be paid by the county in which the court is located for the first thirty days.

S6226 - Sponsor Memo

S6226 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6226

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 fees for services
  rendered patients held in state inpatient facilities pursuant to court
  orders

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 43.03 of the mental hygiene law,
as  amended  by  chapter  7  of  the laws of 2007, is amended to read as
follows:
  (c) Patients receiving services while being held pursuant to order  of
a criminal court, other than patients committed to the department pursu-
ant  to section 330.20 of the criminal procedure law, or for examination
pursuant to an order of the family court shall  not  be  liable  to  the
department  for such services. Fees due the department for such services
shall be paid by the county in which such court is located [except  that
counties]  FOR  UP  TO  AND  INCLUDING  ONLY  THE  FIRST  THIRTY DAYS OF
SERVICES. COUNTIES shall not be responsible for  the  cost  of  services
rendered patients committed to the department pursuant to section 330.20
of  the  criminal  procedure law or patients committed to the department
pursuant to article ten of this chapter.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07527-01-3

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