|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2018||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S8750
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
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- Delivered to Governor
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S8750 - Details
S8750 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8750 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to inmates with a seri- ous mental illness PURPOSE: This bill changes the definition of serious mental illness in the correction law to match the definition in the mental hygiene law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subparagraph i of paragraph e of subdivision 6 of section 137 of the correction law. Section 2 provides an effective date.
S8750 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8750 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to inmates with a seri- ous mental illness THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (e) of subdivision 6 of section 137 of the correction law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (i) he or she [has a current diagnosis of, or is diagnosed at the initial or any subsequent assessment conducted during the inmate's segregated confinement with, one or more of the following types of Axis I diagnoses, as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and such diagnoses shall be made based upon all relevant clinical factors, including but not limited to symptoms related to such diagnoses: (A) schizophrenia (all sub-types), (B) delusional disorder, (C) schizophreniform disorder, (D) schizoaffective disorder, (E) brief psychotic disorder, (F) substance-induced psychotic disorder (excluding intoxication and withdrawal), (G) psychotic disorder not otherwise specified, (H) major depressive disorders, or (I) bipolar disorder I and II] IS A PERSON WITH A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FIFTY-TWO OF SECTION 1.03 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW; § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08337-01-7
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