senate Bill S8592

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to transportation of individuals

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10708 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2018 signed chap.251
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1479
substituted for s8592
Jun 18, 2018 substituted by a10708
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1479
May 10, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 31, 2018 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S8592
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 31, 2018

nay (1)

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S8592 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10708
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33.17, Ment Hyg L

S8592 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to transportation of individuals; provides that within staffing limitations and upon request, an individual who is being transported to or from a facility may be accompanied by same gender staff.

S8592 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8592 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8592

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  -- (at request of the Office for People with
  Developmental Disabilities) -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
  Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to transportation of
  patients

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

  Section  1.  Section 33.17 of the mental hygiene law, as renumbered by
chapter 978 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
§ 33.17 Transportation of [female patients] INDIVIDUALS.
  [Any female patient] WITHIN STAFFING LIMITATIONS AND UPON REQUEST,  AN
INDIVIDUAL who is being transported to or from a facility [shall] MAY be
accompanied by [another female, unless accompanied by her father, broth-
er, husband, or son] SAME GENDER STAFF.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14367-02-8

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