senate Bill S6607A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of an acute psychiatric bed registry

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 17, 2014 print number 6607a
amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 12, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S6607A
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committee
9
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

aye wr (2)

S6607 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8713A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9.65, Ment Hyg L

S6607 - Summary

Creates a web-based acute psychiatric bed registry to collect, aggregate and display information about available acute beds in public and private psychiatric facilities.

S6607 - Sponsor Memo

S6607 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6607

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 the  creation  of
  an acute psychiatric bed registry

  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
9.65 to read as follows:
S 9.65 ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC BED REGISTRY.
  (A)  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND ADMINISTER A WEB-BASED ACUTE
PSYCHIATRIC BED REGISTRY TO COLLECT, AGGREGATE, AND DISPLAY  INFORMATION
ABOUT  AVAILABLE  ACUTE BEDS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC
FACILITIES AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL CRISIS STABILIZATION UNITS
TO FACILITATE THE IDENTIFICATION AND DESIGNATION OF FACILITIES  FOR  THE
TEMPORARY  DETENTION  AND TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE CRITERIA
FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  (B) THE ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC BED REGISTRY CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
(A) OF THIS SECTION SHALL:
  1. INCLUDE DESCRIPTIVE INFORMATION FOR EVERY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  INPA-
TIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY AND EVERY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CRISIS STABILIZA-
TION UNIT IN THE STATE, INCLUDING CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE FACILITY;
  2. PROVIDE REAL-TIME INFORMATION ABOUT THE NUMBER OF BEDS AVAILABLE AT
EACH  FACILITY AND, FOR EACH AVAILABLE BED, THE TYPE OF PATIENT THAT MAY
BE ADMITTED, THE LEVEL OF SECURITY PROVIDED, AND ANY  OTHER  INFORMATION
THAT  MAY  BE  NECESSARY  TO  ALLOW  EMPLOYEES OR DESIGNEES OF COMMUNITY
SERVICES BOARDS AND EMPLOYEES  OF  PSYCHIATRIC  FACILITIES  TO  IDENTIFY
APPROPRIATE  FACILITIES  FOR  DETENTION AND TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO
MEET THE CRITERIA FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; AND
  3. ALLOW EMPLOYEES AND DESIGNEES  OF  COMMUNITY  SERVICES  BOARDS  AND
EMPLOYEES  OF PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES TO PERFORM SEARCHES OF THE REGISTRY
TO IDENTIFY AVAILABLE BEDS THAT ARE APPROPRIATE FOR  THE  DETENTION  AND
TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE CRITERIA FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13783-02-4

S6607A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8713A
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9.65, Ment Hyg L

S6607A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a web-based acute psychiatric bed registry to collect, aggregate and display information about available acute beds in public and private psychiatric facilities.

S6607A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6607A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6607--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of
  an acute psychiatric bed registry

  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
9.65 to read as follows:
S 9.65 ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC BED REGISTRY.
  (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP  AND  ADMINISTER  A  WEB-BASED  ACUTE
PSYCHIATRIC  BED REGISTRY TO COLLECT, AGGREGATE, AND DISPLAY INFORMATION
ABOUT AVAILABLE ACUTE BEDS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  INPATIENT  PSYCHIATRIC
FACILITIES AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL CRISIS STABILIZATION UNITS
TO  FACILITATE  THE IDENTIFICATION AND DESIGNATION OF FACILITIES FOR THE
TEMPORARY DETENTION AND TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET  THE  CRITERIA
FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  (B) THE ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC BED REGISTRY CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
(A) OF THIS SECTION SHALL:
  1.  INCLUDE DESCRIPTIVE INFORMATION FOR EVERY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INPA-
TIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY AND EVERY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CRISIS STABILIZA-
TION UNIT IN THE STATE, INCLUDING CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE FACILITY;
  2. PROVIDE REAL-TIME INFORMATION ABOUT THE NUMBER OF BEDS AVAILABLE AT
EACH FACILITY AND, FOR EACH AVAILABLE BED, THE TYPE OF PATIENT THAT  MAY
BE  ADMITTED,  THE LEVEL OF SECURITY PROVIDED, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION
THAT MAY BE NECESSARY TO  ALLOW  EMPLOYEES  OR  DESIGNEES  OF  COMMUNITY
SERVICES  BOARDS  AND  EMPLOYEES  OF  PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES TO IDENTIFY
APPROPRIATE FACILITIES FOR DETENTION AND TREATMENT  OF  INDIVIDUALS  WHO
MEET THE CRITERIA FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; AND
  3.  ALLOW  EMPLOYEES  AND  DESIGNEES  OF COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARDS AND
EMPLOYEES OF PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES TO PERFORM SEARCHES OF THE  REGISTRY
TO  IDENTIFY  AVAILABLE  BEDS THAT ARE APPROPRIATE FOR THE DETENTION AND
TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE CRITERIA FOR TEMPORARY DETENTION.

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

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