assembly Bill A5081A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.988
May 30, 2018 reported
May 23, 2018 print number 5081a
May 23, 2018 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Apr 04, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 06, 2017 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

A5081 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2019-2020: A590
2021-2022: A658

A5081 - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A5081 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5081

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF TEN  MEMBERS,  INCLUDING
THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE GAMING  COMMISSION,  THREE  MEMBERS  WHO  ARE
REPRESENTATIVE  OF COMMUNITY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDERS,
TWO MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  TWO
MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND ONE MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL  MEET  AS  FREQUENTLY  AS
NECESSARY,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD
AT LOCATIONS DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL.  ALL  MEETINGS  OF  THE  COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:
  1.  DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STRATEGIES TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS
TO PROBLEM GAMBLING PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES,  INCLUDING  INFORMATION  AND
RESOURCES  REGARDING  PREVENTION  OF  PROBLEM  GAMBLING, FOR INDIVIDUALS
THROUGHOUT THE STATE;
  2. CONSULT WITH INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS WITH  EXPERIENCE  IN  THE
FIELD  OF  PROBLEM  GAMBLING  SERVICES ON FUNDING AND POLICY RECOMMENDA-

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

A5081A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2019-2020: A590
2021-2022: A658

A5081A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A5081A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5081--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- reported and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Ways
  and  Means  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, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF ELEVEN MEMBERS,  INCLUD-
ING  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, THE CHAIR  OF  THE  GAMING  COMMISSION,  AND  NINE  ADDITIONAL
MEMBERS:    FOUR  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE; FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;  AND  ONE
MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRES-
IDENT  OF  THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT
AT  LEAST  TWO  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH
SERVICES PROVIDERS.
  (C)  DUTIES  OF  THE  COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL MEET AS FREQUENTLY AS
NECESSARY, BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE  HELD
AT  LOCATIONS  DETERMINED  BY  THE  COUNCIL. ALL MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:

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