assembly Bill A524

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
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A524 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S710
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§23.01 - 23.29, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10025, S7651
2015-2016: A1823, S631
2019-2020: A3745

A524 - Summary

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides criteria for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides for service, right to counsel, hearings, appeals and applications for additional periods of treatment; makes related changes.

A524 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   524

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  CUSICK,  GOODELL  -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  establishing
  protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  article
23 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 23
            ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SECTION 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.
        23.03 DEFINITIONS.
        23.05 CRITERIA  FOR  ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE
                ABUSE.
        23.07 PETITION TO THE COURT.
        23.09 SERVICE.
        23.11 RIGHT TO COUNSEL.
        23.13 HEARING.
        23.15 WRITTEN TREATMENT PLAN.
        23.17 DISPOSITION.
        23.19 PETITIONS FOR ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF  TREATMENT;  PETITIONS
                FOR AN ORDER TO STAY, VACATE OR MODIFY; AND APPEALS.
        23.21 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.23 EFFECT  OF  DETERMINATION  THAT  A  PERSON  IS  IN NEED OF
                ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.25 FALSE PETITION.
        23.27 EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
        23.29 THE ASSISTED  OUTPATIENT  TREATMENT  FOR  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE
                ADVISORY COUNCIL.
§ 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01812-01-7

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