assembly Bill A7058A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 10, 2016 print number 7058a
Feb 10, 2016 amend and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 06, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 22, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

A7058 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5081
2019-2020: A590
2021-2022: A658

A7058 - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A7058 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7058

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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
25.04 to read as follows:
S 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF  10  MEMBERS  INCLUDING,
THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE GAMING  COMMISSION,  THREE  MEMBERS  WHO  ARE
REPRESENTATIVE  OF COMMUNITY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDERS,
TWO MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  TWO
MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND ONE MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL  MEET  AS  FREQUENTLY  AS
NECESSARY,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD
AT LOCATIONS DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL.  ALL  MEETINGS  OF  THE  COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:
  1.  DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STRATEGIES TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS
TO PROBLEM GAMBLING PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES,  INCLUDING  INFORMATION  AND
RESOURCES  REGARDING  PREVENTION  OF  PROBLEM  GAMBLING, FOR INDIVIDUALS
THROUGHOUT THE STATE;
  2. CONSULT WITH INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS WITH  EXPERIENCE  IN  THE
FIELD  OF  PROBLEM  GAMBLING  SERVICES ON FUNDING AND POLICY RECOMMENDA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10614-01-5

A7058A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5081
2019-2020: A590
2021-2022: A658

A7058A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A7058A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7058--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,  sec.
  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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
25.04 to read as follows:
S 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF TEN  MEMBERS,  INCLUDING
THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE GAMING  COMMISSION,  THREE  MEMBERS  WHO  ARE
REPRESENTATIVE  OF COMMUNITY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDERS,
TWO MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  TWO
MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND ONE MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL  MEET  AS  FREQUENTLY  AS
NECESSARY,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD
AT LOCATIONS DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL.  ALL  MEETINGS  OF  THE  COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:
  1.  DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STRATEGIES TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS
TO PROBLEM GAMBLING PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES,  INCLUDING  INFORMATION  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10614-02-6