senate Bill S633

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to training for staff in residential mental health treatment units programs inside correctional facilities

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 12, 2015 approval memo.14
Dec 11, 2015 signed chap.518
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s633
Jun 17, 2015 substituted by a836
ordered to third reading cal.1701
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 23, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 17, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S633
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
1
Abstained
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Apr 23, 2015 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S633
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2015

aye wr (2)

S633 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A836
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง401, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9240
2013-2014: S5740, A7659

S633 - Summary

Relates to training for staff in residential mental health treatment unit programs inside correctional facilities.

S633 - Sponsor Memo

S633 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   633

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to training for staff in
  residential mental health treatment units programs inside correctional
  facilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 401  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  section  5 of part A of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  6. The department shall ensure that the curriculum for new [correction
officers, and other new] department staff [who will  regularly  work  in
programs  providing  mental health treatment for inmates,] shall include
at least eight hours of training about the types and symptoms of  mental
illnesses,  the  goals  of  mental  health  treatment, the prevention of
suicide and training in how to effectively  and  safely  manage  inmates
with  mental  illness.  Such  training  may be provided by the office of
mental health or the justice center for the protection  of  people  with
special needs. All department staff who are transferring into a residen-
tial mental health treatment unit shall receive a minimum of eight addi-
tional  hours  of  such training[, and]. ALL SECURITY, PROGRAM SERVICES,
MENTAL HEALTH, AND  MEDICAL  STAFF  WITH  DIRECT  INMATE  CONTACT  SHALL
RECEIVE  A  MINIMUM OF eight hours of [annual] SUCH training [as long as
they work in such a unit] EACH YEAR. The department shall provide  addi-
tional  training  on these topics on an ongoing basis as it deems appro-
priate.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02018-01-5

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