senate Bill S4593

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting admission of sex offenders to state operated psychiatric centers which share facilities with a children's psychiatric center

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 17, 2017 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2017 1st report cal.661
Feb 21, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Apr 26, 2017 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2017

excused (2)

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S4593 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง9.65, Ment Hyg L

S4593 - Summary

Prohibits admission of sex offenders to state operated psychiatric centers which share facilities with a children's psychiatric center.

S4593 - Sponsor Memo

S4593 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4593

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 treatment of  sex
  offenders in certain facilities

  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  section
9.65 to read as follows:
S 9.65 TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS IN CERTAIN FACILITIES.
  ANY  FACILITY  OPERATED  BY  THE  STATE, WHICH PROVIDES NON-EMERGENCY,
CLINICAL OUTPATIENT OR INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT AND  WHICH  OPER-
ATES IN THE SAME BUILDING OR PHYSICAL LOCATION AS A CHILDREN'S PSYCHIAT-
RIC CENTER OPERATED BY THE STATE SHALL DETERMINE, PRIOR TO THE TREATMENT
OR  ADMISSION  OF  ANY PERSON, WHETHER SUCH PERSON IS A SEX OFFENDER, AS
DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-A  OF  THE
CORRECTION LAW. NO FACILITY WHICH OPERATES IN THE SAME BUILDING OR PHYS-
ICAL  LOCATION AS A CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER SHALL ADMIT OR TREAT A
REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER AT SUCH LOCATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10093-02-7