|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2016||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S6715
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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S6715 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6715 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6715 REVISED MEMO 02/09/2016 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to maternal depression treatment PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To create a statewide database of providers and community resources who treat maternal depression and ensure adequate investment in treatment resources for maternal depression. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one of this bill requires the Commissioner of Health, in collaboration with the Commissioner of Mental Health to create a statewide list of mental health professionals, other licensed providers, peer support, not-for-profit corporations and community resources that offer treatment and support for maternal depression. The list must be searchable by zipcode and be updated as necessary. In addition, the Commissioner must ensure that there is adequate investment in treatment resources of maternal depression including a statewide hotline, peer support, adequate referral networks and telehealth services. Section two of this bill provides the effective date.
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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