assembly Bill A10716

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing information about extreme risk protection orders upon release or discharge of patients

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Jul 01, 2020 referred to mental health

A10716 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §29.15, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1005

A10716 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to including certain information about seeking extreme risk protection orders in written service plans for discharge and conditional release of patients to the community.

A10716 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10716

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Paulin) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to including certain
  information about seeking extreme risk protection  orders  in  written
  service plans for discharge and conditional release of patients to the
  community

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 5 of subdivision (g)  of  section  29.15  of  the
mental  hygiene  law,  as  added  by chapter 306 of the laws of 1995, is
amended and a new paragraph 6 is added to read as follows:
  [(5) an] 5. AN evaluation of the patient's need and  potential  eligi-
bility  public  benefits  following  discharge  or  conditional release,
including public assistance, medicaid, and supplemental security income.
  6. MATERIAL PROVIDING INFORMATION  RELATED  TO  SEEKING  EXTREME  RISK
PROTECTION  ORDERS, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIXTY-THREE-A OF THE CIVIL PRAC-
TICE LAW AND RULES.   SUCH MATERIAL SHALL INFORM  THE  PATIENT,  AND  AN
AUTHORIZED  REPRESENTATIVE OF SUCH PATIENT WHO HAS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATED
IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR SUCH PATIENT'S DISCHARGE OR CONDITIONAL
RELEASE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (F) OF THIS SECTION, AND WHO MAY ACT  AS
A  PETITIONER,  AS  SUCH  TERM IS DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-THREE HUNDRED
FORTY OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES, TO FILE AN APPLICATION FOR AN
EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SECTION  SIXTY-THREE
HUNDRED  FORTY-ONE  OF  THE  CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES. SUCH MATERIAL
SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE FACTORS THAT A COURT MAY CONSIDER IN  DETERMINING
WHETHER  GROUNDS  FOR ISSUING AN EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER EXIST, AS
PROVIDED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO  OF
THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16440-01-0