senate Bill S4722

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2016 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.992
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2015 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1175
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 10, 2015 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 23, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S4722
23
2
committee
23
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 1, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S4722
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4722 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1275
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: S516, A604
2019-2020: S919, S4728, A2414

S4722 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4722 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4722 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4722

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BONACIC, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO,
  FARLEY,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  HASSELL-THOMPSON, LANZA, LARKIN,
  LIBOUS, LITTLE, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE, ROBACH, SEWARD, STAVISKY, VALESKY -- read twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental
  Health and Developmental Disabilities

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;
  (v) that directors of community services establish procedures  [which]
THAT  provide  that  reports  of  persons who may be in need of assisted

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01609-04-5

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