|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2018||signed chap.62|
|May 22, 2018||delivered to governor|
|Feb 28, 2018||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.536
substituted for s7409
|Feb 28, 2018||substituted by a8953|
ordered to third reading cal.536
|Jan 12, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7409Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A8953 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7409 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §2500-k, Pub Health L; amd §2, Chap of 2017 (as proposed in S. 4000 and A. 8308)
S7409 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7409 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to maternal depression treatment; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the public health law, relating to maternal depression treatment, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4000 and A. 8308, in relation to the effectiveness thereof PURPOSE : To increase awareness among medical providers and about maternal depression and provide information to the public on supports and treatment for maternal depression. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 makes conforming amendments to chapter 463 of the laws of 2017 by requiring the Department of Health and the Office of Mental Health, to provide information on how to locate providers who offer treatment and supports for maternal depression. This section also requires the Department of Health to inform healthcare providers of the need to raise awareness about maternal depression, Section 2 makes technical amendments to section 2 of chapter 463 of the laws of 2017 by providing an effective date of June 30, 2018.
S7409 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7409 I N S E N A T E January 12, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to maternal depression treatment; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the public health law, relating to maternal depression treat- ment, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4000 and A. 8308, in relation to the effectiveness thereof 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, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the public health law relating to maternal depression treatment, as proposed in legisla- tive bills numbers S. 4000 and A. 8308, is amended to read as follows: 3. Maternal depression treatment. The commissioner, in [collaboration] CONSULTATION 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;] INFORM PROVIDERS OF THE NEED TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT MATERNAL DEPRESSION; AND (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] PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S AND OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH'S WEBSITES REGARDING HOW TO LOCATE AVAILABLE PROVIDERS WHO TREAT OR PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION INCLUD- ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, OTHER LICENSED PROFESSIONALS, PEER SUPPORT, NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS AND OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES. S 2. Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2017, amending the public health law, relating to maternal depression treatment, as proposed in EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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