|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|Jan 25, 2017||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S3582
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3582 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
- Law Section:
- Mental Hygiene Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §41.34, Ment Hyg L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7738, A4094
2019-2020: S2530, A5741
S3582 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that a sponsoring agency shall give notice to persons owning property within 500 feet of a proposed site of a community residential facility and requires hearings to include evaluation of alternative sites; gives the municipality additional time to respond; gives municipality sixty rather than forty days after such notice to approve or object to the proposed site.
S3582 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3582 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to procedures in selection of sites for community residential facilities PURPOSE : To ensure increased community and local government participation in the site selection process of State established community residential facilities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends § 41.34 (c)(1) of the Mental Hygiene Law to provide that when a site has been selected by the sponsoring agency, that agency shall notify all property owners within 500 feet of the proposed site of the specific address of the site, the type of community residence, the number of residents and the community support requirements of the program. The amendment to this subdivision would also give a municipality 60 (sixty) days, rather than the current 40 (forty), after the receipt of such notice to approve or object to the site recommended by the sponsoring agency or to suggest a more suitable site within its jurisdiction which could accommodate such a facility; and amends 541.34(c) (5) to provide that each hearing shall include an evaluation and recommendations regarding each alternative site
S3582 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3582 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop- mental Disabilities AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to procedures in selection of sites for community residential facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (c) of section 41.34 of the mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 1024 of the laws of 1981 and subparagraph (C) as amended by chapter 823 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: (1) When a site has been selected by the sponsoring agency, it shall notify ALL PERSONS OWNING PROPERTY WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF THE PROPOSED SITE AND the chief executive officer of the municipality in writing [and include in such notice]. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE the specific address of the site, the type of community residence, the number of residents and the community support requirements of the program. [Such notice] THE NOTICE GIVEN TO THE MUNICIPALITY shall also contain the most recently published data compiled pursuant to section [four hundred sixty-three] FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE-A of the social services law which can reasonably be expected to permit the municipality to evaluate all such facilities affecting the nature and character of the area wherein such proposed facility is to be located. The munici- pality shall have [forty] SIXTY days after the receipt of such notice to: (A) approve the site recommended by the sponsoring agency; (B) suggest one or more suitable sites within its jurisdiction which could accommodate such a facility; or (C) object to the establishment of a facility of the kind described by the sponsoring agency because to do so would result in such a concen- tration of community residential facilities for the mentally disabled in EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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