senate Bill S3989A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a sober living task force

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.636
Jan 06, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
amended 3989a
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.584
Feb 25, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S3989A
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

May 12, 2015 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S3989
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 12, 2015

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S3989 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7933
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.04, Ment Hyg L

S3989 - Summary

Creates a sober living task force.

S3989 - Sponsor Memo

S3989 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3989

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of a
  sober living task force

  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
19.04 to read as follows:
S 19.04 SOBER LIVING TASK FORCE.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "SOBER LIVING RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN ANY RESIDENCE LOCATED IN NEW  YORK
STATE  WHERE THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH RESIDENCE HOLDS THE RESIDENCE
OUT TO THE PUBLIC AS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG  FREE  LIVING  ENVIRONMENT  FOR
PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, WHERE NO FORMAL TREATMENT
SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON-SITE.
  2.  THE  SOBER  LIVING TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED, WHICH PURSUANT TO
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES
FOR SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES THAT ILLUSTRATE  THE  MOST  APPROPRIATE  AND
EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY.
  3. THE TASK FORCE SHALL STUDY AND UTILIZE RELIABLE EVIDENCE AND INFOR-
MATION  COLLECTED FROM ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS BOTH IN NEW YORK STATE
AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO:
  (A) DOCUMENT THE NUMBER OF SOBER HOMES OPERATING IN THE STATE;
  (B) ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHING  BEST  PRACTICES
FOR SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE
SOBER  LIVING  ENVIRONMENT,  WITH  A FOCUS ON LEAST RESTRICTIVE MEANS OF
BENEFITING THE PERSON IN RECOVERY;
  (C) STUDY AND ISSUE FINDINGS  REGARDING  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY  CONCERNS
RELATED  TO  THE  OCCUPANCY AND OPERATION OF SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES FOR
THE PERSON IN RECOVERY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09334-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S3989A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7933
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.04, Ment Hyg L

S3989A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a sober living task force.

S3989A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3989A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3989--A
    Cal. No. 584

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CROCI,  BOYLE,  MURPHY  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcohol-
  ism and Drug Abuse -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered
  to  first  and  second  report, amended on second report, ordered to a
  third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place  in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the creation of a
  sober living task force

  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
19.04 to read as follows:
S 19.04 SOBER LIVING TASK FORCE.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "SOBER  LIVING RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN ANY RESIDENCE LOCATED IN NEW YORK
STATE WHERE THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH RESIDENCE HOLDS THE  RESIDENCE
OUT  TO  THE  PUBLIC  AS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE LIVING ENVIRONMENT FOR
PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, WHERE NO FORMAL TREATMENT
SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON-SITE.
  2. THE SOBER LIVING TASK FORCE IS HEREBY CREATED,  WHICH  PURSUANT  TO
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES
FOR  SOBER  LIVING  RESIDENCES  THAT ILLUSTRATE THE MOST APPROPRIATE AND
EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSONS RECOVERING FROM A CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY.
  3. THE TASK FORCE SHALL STUDY AND UTILIZE RELIABLE EVIDENCE AND INFOR-
MATION COLLECTED FROM ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS BOTH IN NEW YORK  STATE
AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO:
  (A) DOCUMENT THE NUMBER OF SOBER HOMES OPERATING IN THE STATE;
  (B)  ISSUE  RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHING BEST PRACTICES
FOR SOBER LIVING RESIDENCES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE
SOBER LIVING ENVIRONMENT, WITH A FOCUS ON  LEAST  RESTRICTIVE  MEANS  OF
BENEFITING THE PERSON IN RECOVERY;

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

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