assembly Bill A3206

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.256
May 11, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.333
May 09, 2017 reported
Feb 06, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 27, 2017 referred to correction

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A3206 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8750
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9559
2019-2020: A4507, S2690

A3206 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law.

A3206 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3206

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to inmates with a  seri-
  ous mental illness

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (e)  of  subdivision  6  of
section  137 of the correction law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of
2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) he or she [has a current diagnosis of,  or  is  diagnosed  at  the
initial  or  any  subsequent  assessment  conducted  during the inmate's
segregated confinement with, one or more of the following types of  Axis
I  diagnoses,  as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic
and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and such diagnoses shall  be
made based upon all relevant clinical factors, including but not limited
to symptoms related to such diagnoses:
  (A) schizophrenia (all sub-types),
  (B) delusional disorder,
  (C) schizophreniform disorder,
  (D) schizoaffective disorder,
  (E) brief psychotic disorder,
  (F)  substance-induced  psychotic disorder (excluding intoxication and
withdrawal),
  (G) psychotic disorder not otherwise specified,
  (H) major depressive disorders, or
  (I) bipolar disorder I and II] IS  A  PERSON  WITH  A  SERIOUS  MENTAL
ILLNESS,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  FIFTY-TWO OF SECTION 1.03 OF THE
MENTAL HYGIENE LAW;
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08337-01-7