senate Bill S7446

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide funding to substance use disorder and gambling programs operated by for profit agencies

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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 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.859
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 02, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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S7446 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Alcoholism And Drug Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง25.01 - 25.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S898

S7446 - Summary

Authorizes the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide funding to substance use disorder and/or compulsive gambling programs operated by for profit agencies.

S7446 - Sponsor Memo

S7446 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7446

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- 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  authorizing  the
  office  of  alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide funding
  to substance use disorder and/or compulsive gambling programs operated
  by for profit agencies

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

  Section  1. Section 25.01 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chap-
ter 471 of the laws of 1980, paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and  4  as  amended  and
paragraphs  5,  6,  7  and 8 of subdivision (a) as added by section 3 of
part G of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
S 25.01 Definitions.
  [(a)] As used [herein] IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "Local governmental unit" shall  have  the  same  meaning  as  that
contained in article forty-one of this chapter.
  2. "Operating expenses" shall mean expenditures approved by the office
and incurred for the maintenance and operation of substance use disorder
and/or  compulsive  gambling  programs,  including  but  not  limited to
expenditures for treatment, administration, personnel,  and  contractual
services.  Operating  expenses  do  not  include  capital costs and debt
service unless such expenses are related to the rent, financing or refi-
nancing of the design, construction, acquisition, reconstruction,  reha-
bilitation  or improvement of a substance use disorder and/or compulsive
gambling program facility pursuant  to  the  mental  hygiene  facilities
finance  program  through  the  dormitory authority [of the state of New
York] (DASNY; successor to the Facilities Development  Corporation),  or
otherwise approved by the office.
  3. "Debt  service"  shall mean amounts, subject to the approval of the
office, required to be paid to amortize obligations including  principal
and  interest,  assumed  by or on behalf of [a voluntary] AN agency or a
program operated by a local governmental unit.
  4. "Capital costs" shall mean the costs of a  program  operated  by  a
local  governmental  unit or [a voluntary] AN agency with respect to the

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

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