senate Bill S6363

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to community mental health reinvestment services; repealer

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Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 21, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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Feb 5, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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S6363 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8517
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 7.15, 41.13, rpld & add §41.55, Ment Hyg L; rpld & add §97-dddd, St Fin L

S6363 - Summary

Relates to community mental health reinvestment services; directs funding towards local mental health services that meet certain criteria; prohibits use of funds for capital projects; authorizes inspection of local government records related to grand spending  (view more) relates to facility closure and bed reduction; establishes fund which shall consist of moneys attributable to such closures and reductions.

S6363 - Sponsor Memo

S6363 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6363

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
  Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to community  mental
  health  reinvestment  services;  to  amend  the  state finance law, in
  relation to the community mental health reinvestment account;  and  to
  repeal  certain  provisions  of  the  mental hygiene law and the state
  finance law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.    Section  1.03  of  the mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 59 to read as follows:
  59. "COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH REINVESTMENT  SERVICES"  SHALL  MEAN  THE
FOLLOWING  PERSON-CENTERED  AND EVIDENCE-BASED SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH
SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS, INCLUDING CHILDREN AND  ADOLESCENTS  AND  ADULTS
WITH  SERIOUS  EMOTIONAL  DISTURBANCES  AND  CO-OCCURRING  DISORDERS, AS
DEFINED ELSEWHERE IN THIS CHAPTER:
  (A) EMERGENCY AND CRISIS SERVICES  PROVIDED  IN  A  PROGRAM  LICENSED,
CERTIFIED, OPERATED, OR FUNDED BY THE OFFICE;
  (B) CASE MANAGEMENT AND INTENSIVE CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES;
  (C)  OUTPATIENT  SERVICES WHICH PROVIDE AN ADEQUATE LEVEL OF TREATMENT
AND REHABILITATION TO PERSONS LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS PROVIDED  IN  A
PROGRAM LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OPERATED OR FUNDED BY THE OFFICE;
  (D)  RESIDENTIAL  SERVICES, OTHER THAN INPATIENT SERVICES, PROVIDED IN
PROGRAMS LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OPERATED OR FUNDED BY  THE  OFFICE,  WHICH
MAY  INCLUDE,  BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, COMMUNITY RESIDENCES, RESIDENTIAL
CARE  CENTERS  FOR  ADULTS,  FAMILY  CARE  HOMES,  CRISIS  RESIDENCE  OR
SUPPORTED HOUSING;
  (E)  COMMUNITY  SUPPORT SERVICES AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF
SECTION 41.03 OF THIS CHAPTER;
  (F) OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PSYCHIATRIC
REHABILITATION,  CLIENT   ADVOCACY,   SUPPORTED   EMPLOYMENT,   CONSUMER
SELF-HELP,  FAMILY  SUPPORT,  PEER  SUPPORT  AND  VOCATIONAL TRAINING AS
APPROVED BY THE OFFICE;

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

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