assembly Bill A1275

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program and eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to mental health
Jan 09, 2015 referred to mental health

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A1275 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4722
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4881
2013-2014: S2225
2017-2018: A604, S516
2019-2020: A2414, S919, S4728

A1275 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.

A1275 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1275

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, ZEBROWSKI, THIELE, SCHIMEL, ROBINSON,
  PAULIN, JAFFEE, ROBERTS, ENGLEBRIGHT, COOK, WEPRIN,  OTIS,  MONTESANO,
  PALUMBO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ABBATE, ABINANTI, ARROYO,
  CERETTO, CROUCH, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ, GOODELL, HAWLEY, JOHNS, LUPARDO,
  MARKEY, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, PALMESANO, PERRY,  PRETLOW,  RAIA,  RIVERA,
  SALADINO,  STEC,  TENNEY,  TITONE  --  read  once  and referred to the
  Committee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law  and  the  correction  law,  in
  relation  to  enhancing the assisted outpatient treatment program; and
  to amend Kendra's Law, in relation to making  the  provisions  thereof
  permanent

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision  (f)  of  section  7.17  of  the
mental  hygiene  law,  as amended by chapter 158 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  (2) The oversight and monitoring role of the  program  coordinator  of
the  assisted  outpatient  treatment  program  shall include each of the
following:
  (i) that each assisted outpatient receives the treatment provided  for
in  the  court  order  issued pursuant to section 9.60 of this [chapter]
TITLE;
  (ii) that existing  services  located  in  the  assisted  outpatient's
community are utilized whenever practicable;
  (iii)  that  a  case  manager or assertive community treatment team is
designated for each assisted outpatient;
  (iv) that a mechanism exists  for  such  case  manager,  or  assertive
community  treatment team, to regularly report the assisted outpatient's
compliance, or lack of compliance with treatment, to the director of the
assisted outpatient treatment program;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01609-03-5

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