assembly Bill A8308

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to maternal depression treatment

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status Via - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (14)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 approval memo.39
signed chap.463
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.518
substituted for a8308
Jun 20, 2017 substituted by s4000
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.518
rules report cal.518
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 07, 2017 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A8308 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4000
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-k, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9385, S6715

A8308 - 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.

A8308 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8308

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred 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.
  §  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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.