assembly Bill A604A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2018 print number 604a
Jan 25, 2018 amend and recommit to mental health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health
Jan 09, 2017 referred to mental health

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A604 (ACTIVE) - Details

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:
2015-2016: A1275
2019-2020: A2414

A604 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A604 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   604

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  ZEBROWSKI, THIELE, PAULIN, JAFFEE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, COOK, WEPRIN, OTIS, STECK, WILLIAMS,  CUSICK,  MONTESANO,
  PALUMBO,  WALTER  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, ABINANTI,
  ARROYO, CROUCH, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ, GOODELL, HAWLEY, JOHNS,  LUPARDO,
  McDONOUGH,  MOSLEY, PALMESANO, PERRY, PRETLOW, RAIA, RIVERA, SALADINO,
  STEC, 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.
                                                           LBD05836-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A604A (ACTIVE) - Details

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:
2015-2016: A1275
2019-2020: A2414

A604A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A604A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 604--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  ZEBROWSKI, THIELE, PAULIN, JAFFEE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, COOK, WEPRIN, OTIS, STECK, WILLIAMS,  CUSICK,  MONTESANO,
  PALUMBO,  WALTER,  WALLACE,  COLTON  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  ABBATE,  ABINANTI,  ARROYO,  BUCHWALD,  CROUCH,  DenDEKKER,  DINOWITZ,
  GOODELL,  HAWLEY, JOHNS, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, PALMESANO, PERRY,
  PRETLOW, RAIA, RIVERA, STEC, TITONE, WALSH -- read once  and  referred
  to  the  Committee on Mental Health -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Mental Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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

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

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