senate Bill S6715

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to maternal depression treatment

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1565
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 09, 2016 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 8, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6715
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S6715
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 4, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S6715
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6715 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9385
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-k, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4000, A8308

S6715 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to maternal depression treatment; requires the commissioner of health, in collaboration with the commissioner of mental health, to compile a list of providers who treat or provide support for maternal depression.

S6715 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6715 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6715

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  maternal
  depression treatment

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 2500-k of the public health law is
renumbered subdivision 4 and a new subdivision 3 is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION TREATMENT. THE COMMISSIONER, IN COLLABORATION
WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH, SHALL:
  (A) COMPILE A LIST OF PROVIDERS  WHO  TREAT  OR  PROVIDE  SUPPORT  FOR
MATERNAL   DEPRESSION   INCLUDING  MENTAL  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS,  OTHER
LICENSED PROFESSIONALS, PEER SUPPORT,  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATIONS  AND
OTHER  COMMUNITY  RESOURCES.  SUCH  LIST  SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE
PUBLIC ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND BE SEARCHABLE BY ZIP CODE;
  (B) UPDATE THE LIST OF PROVIDERS AS NECESSARY; AND
  (C) WITHIN EXISTING  APPROPRIATIONS,  ENSURE  ADEQUATE  INVESTMENT  IN
TREATMENT  RESOURCES  FOR  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION  INCLUDING  A  STATEWIDE
HOTLINE, PEER SUPPORT, ADEQUATE  REFERRAL  NETWORKS  AND  TELEHEALTH  OR
TELEMEDICINE SERVICES.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become  a  law;  provided,  however,
that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
effective date is authorized to be made and completed by the commission-
er of health on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14050-01-6

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