senate Bill S7409

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to maternal depression treatment

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Current Bill Status Via A8953 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 01, 2018 signed chap.62
May 22, 2018 delivered to governor
Feb 28, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

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S7409 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8953
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 - Summary

Relates to maternal depression treatment; requires the department of health and office of mental health to provide information on their website regarding how to locate available providers who treat or provide support for maternal depression.

S7409 - Sponsor Memo

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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