senate Bill S4000

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to maternal depression treatment

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.518
substituted for a8308
Jun 07, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1460
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 01, 2017 referred to health

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S4000 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8308
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-k, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6715, A9385

S4000 - Summary

Relates to maternal depression treatment; requires the commissioner of health, in collaboration with the commissioner of mental health, to compile a list of providers who treat or provide support for maternal depression.

S4000 - Sponsor Memo

S4000 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4000

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, DILAN, HAMILTON, PERSAUD, RIVERA,
  SERRANO -- 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.
                                                           LBD05978-01-7

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