senate Bill S6761B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to reviewing suicide prevention programs periodically

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2004
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 15, 2018 print number 6761b
Jun 15, 2018 amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 14, 2018 print number 6761a
Jun 14, 2018 amend and recommit to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 16, 2017 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6761 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2403

S6761 - Summary

Relates to reviewing suicide prevention programs periodically and making recommendations regarding cultural and linguistic competency and best practices for screening and interventions aimed at addressing suicide risk factors for minority groups and other underrepresented populations.

S6761 - Sponsor Memo

S6761 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6761

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reviewing suicide
  prevention programs periodically

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

  Section 1. Section 7.07 of mental hygiene law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision (g) to read as follows:
  (G) THE OFFICE SHALL PERIODICALLY, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT
OF  HEALTH, REVIEW SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE
TO ENSURE THAT THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS AT RISK OF SUICIDE ARE BEING MET
AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE SUCH PROGRAMS, WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE
BUT  NOT  BE LIMITED TO: (1) CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC COMPETENCY; AND (2)
BEST PRACTICES FOR  SCREENING  AND  INTERVENTIONS  AIMED  AT  ADDRESSING
SUICIDE RISK FACTORS FOR MINORITY GROUPS, INCLUDING MEMBERSHIP IN RACIAL
AND ETHNIC, RELIGIOUS, SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITY GROUPS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11874-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S6761A - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2403

S6761A - Summary

Relates to reviewing suicide prevention programs periodically and making recommendations regarding cultural and linguistic competency and best practices for screening and interventions aimed at addressing suicide risk factors for minority groups and other underrepresented populations.

S6761A - Sponsor Memo

S6761A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6761--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ALCANTARA,  HAMILTON, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Rules  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reviewing suicide
  prevention programs periodically

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

  Section  1.  Section 7.07 of mental hygiene law is amended by adding a
new subdivision (g) to read as follows:
  (G) THE OFFICE SHALL PERIODICALLY REVIEW SUICIDE  PREVENTION  PROGRAMS
ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  OFFICE  TO ENSURE THAT THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS AT
RISK OF SUICIDE ARE BEING MET AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO  IMPROVE  SUCH
PROGRAMS,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (1) CULTURAL AND
LINGUISTIC COMPETENCY; AND (2) BEST PRACTICES FOR SCREENING  AND  INTER-
VENTIONS  AIMED  AT  ADDRESSING SUICIDE RISK FACTORS FOR MINORITY GROUPS
AND OTHER UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11874-02-8

Co-Sponsors

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2403

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reviewing suicide prevention programs periodically and making recommendations regarding cultural and linguistic competency and best practices for screening and interventions aimed at addressing suicide risk factors for minority groups and other underrepresented populations.

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6761--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ALCANTARA,  HAMILTON, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Rules  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reviewing suicide
  prevention programs periodically

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

  Section 1. Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (g) to read as follows:
  (G) THE OFFICE SHALL PERIODICALLY REVIEW SUICIDE  PREVENTION  PROGRAMS
ESTABLISHED, LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OR FUNDED BY THE OFFICE TO ENSURE THAT
THE  NEEDS  OF  INDIVIDUALS  AT  RISK  OF SUICIDE ARE BEING MET AND MAKE
RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE SUCH PROGRAMS, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO: (1) CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC COMPETENCY; AND (2)  BEST  PRAC-
TICES  FOR  SCREENING AND INTERVENTIONS AIMED AT ADDRESSING SUICIDE RISK
FACTORS FOR MINORITY GROUPS AND OTHER UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11874-05-8

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