|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 21, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S6363
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6363 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S6363 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill is to update section 41.55 of the mental hygiene law and to expand access to community mental health services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds subdivision 59 to section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law. Subdivision 59 defines the person centric and evidence based services to be provided under the community mental health program. Section 2 of the bill amends subdivision (a) of section 7.15 of the mental hygiene law, requiring the commissioner of mental health to include community mental health reinvestment services in the planning and implementation process of the state office. Section 3 of the bill amends subdivision (a) of section 41.13 of the mental hygiene law by adding a new paragraph 17 to require the office of mental health to provide community mental health reinvestment
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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