senate Bill S5860A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the office of mental health to develop educational materials for educators regarding suicide prevention

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A3210 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 signed chap.462
Dec 17, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.401
substituted for s5860a
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a3210a
Jun 04, 2018 amended on third reading 5860a
Feb 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2018 1st report cal.401
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 07, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 03, 2017 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Feb 6, 2018 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5860
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2017 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5860
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5860 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3210
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5167
2013-2014: S6864, A5870
2015-2016: S3561, A6187

S5860 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of mental health to develop educational materials for educators regarding suicide prevention.

S5860 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5860 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5860

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to require the office of mental  health  to  develop  educational
  materials for educators regarding suicide prevention

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The commissioner of the office of mental health, in consul-
tation with the commissioner  of  the  department  of  education,  shall
provide  and publish, in electronic or other format, educational materi-
als for educators regarding suicide prevention  measures  and  signs  of
depression  among  youth.  Such educational materials shall include, but
not be limited to, information regarding  symptoms  of  depression,  how
depression  manifests  itself  in  different  cultures, warning signs of
suicide, actions to take once a  youth  is  identified  as  at  risk  of
suicide, and a list of educational websites regarding suicide and youth.
Such  educational materials shall be made available to educators through
the official website of the office of mental health  and  by  any  other
means  deemed  appropriate  by  the commissioner of the office of mental
health within ninety days of the effective date of this act.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08209-01-7

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S5860A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3210
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5167
2013-2014: S6864, A5870
2015-2016: S3561, A6187

S5860A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of mental health to develop educational materials for educators regarding suicide prevention.

S5860A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5860A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5860--A
    Cal. No. 401

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- recommitted to the Committee on  Mental  Health
  and  Developmental Disabilities in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered  to  first  and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to require the office of mental  health  to  develop  educational
  materials for educators regarding suicide prevention

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The commissioner of the office of mental health, in consul-
tation with the commissioner  of  the  department  of  education,  shall
provide  and publish, in electronic or other format, educational materi-
als for any New York state university or community college,  or  a  city
university,   regarding   suicide   prevention  measures  and  signs  of
depression  among  students  attending  such  university  or   community
college, or a city university. Such educational materials shall include,
but not be limited to, information regarding symptoms of depression, how
depression  manifests  itself  in  different  cultures, warning signs of
suicide, actions to take once a student is  identified  as  at  risk  of
suicide,  and  a  list  of  educational  websites  regarding suicide and
students attending a university or college.  Such educational  materials
shall  be  made available to the faculty and staff or any New York state
university or community college, or a city university, through the offi-
cial website of the office of mental  health  and  by  any  other  means
deemed  appropriate  by  the commissioner of the office of mental health
within ninety days of the effective date of this act.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08209-03-8

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