|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S6226
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S6226 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S6226 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To relieve counties of fiscal responsibility for services rendered to patients held in state inpatient facilities pursuant to court order in excess of thirty days. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 would place a 30 day limit on the fiscal responsibility of county governments for Department of Mental Health (DMH) services to certain persons being held pursuant to the order of a criminal court. Section 2 lists the effective date as the first day of January after it has become a law. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: Currently, Section 43.03 (c) of the Mental Hygiene Law provides that persons receiving mental hygiene services while being held pursuant to the order of a criminal court shall not be liable to DMH for such services. Fees due DEH for such services shall be paid by the county in which the court is located. Counties are not responsible, however, for services to persons committed to DMH pursuant to Section 330.20 of
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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