senate Bill S7322

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prevention of suicide; repealer

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 signed chap.381
Nov 27, 2018 delivered to governor
May 30, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 07, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.806
substituted for a8961
Feb 28, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 08, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.50
Jan 05, 2018 referred to rules

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S7322 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8961
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§41.56 & 7.07, Ment Hyg L; amd §2, Chap of 2017 (as proposed in S. 5500-C and A. 7225-B)

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment of the adolescent suicide prevention advisory council.

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7322

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2018
                               ___________

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 the prevention of
  suicide;  and  to  amend  a  chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the
  mental hygiene law relating to  establishing  the  adolescent  suicide
  prevention  advisory council, as proposed in legislative bills numbers
  S. 5500-C and A. 7225-B, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; and
  repealing section 41.56 of the mental hygiene law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Section  41.56  of  the mental hygiene law, as added by a
chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the mental hygiene law relating to
establishing the adolescent  suicide  prevention  advisory  council,  as
proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.  5500-C  and A. 7225-B, is
REPEALED.
  § 2.  Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision (g) to read as follows:
  (G)  THE  OFFICE  OF  MENTAL  HEALTH SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR
ASSURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES IN  THE  AREAS
OF  RESEARCH  AND PREVENTION OF SUICIDE, TO REDUCE SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR AND
SUICIDE THROUGH CONSULTATION, TRAINING, IMPLEMENTATION OF EVIDENCE-BASED
PRACTICES, AND USE OF SUICIDE SURVEILLANCE DATA. SUCH  PLANS,  PROGRAMS,
AND  SERVICES  SHALL  CONSIDER THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF DIFFERING DEMOGRAPHIC
GROUPS AND THE IMPACT OF GENDER, RACE AND ETHNICITY,  AND  CULTURAL  AND
LANGUAGE NEEDS. SUCH PLANS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES SHALL BE DEVELOPED IN
COOPERATION  WITH  OTHER  AGENCIES  AND  DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE, LOCAL
GOVERNMENTS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND ENTITIES,  OR  OTHER  ORGANIZA-
TIONS AND INDIVIDUALS.
  §  3.  Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the mental
hygiene law relating to establishing the adolescent  suicide  prevention
advisory council, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5500-C and
A. 7225-B, is amended to read as follows:
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect [on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law] IMMEDIATELY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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