assembly Bill A3745

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
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A3745 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§23.01 - 23.29, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10025
2015-2016: A1823
2017-2018: A524
2021-2022: A5216

A3745 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides criteria for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides for service, right to counsel, hearings, appeals and applications for additional periods of treatment; makes related changes.

A3745 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3745

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER, CUSICK, GOODELL, MORINELLO, NORRIS,
  JOHNS, WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Alcoholism
  and Drug Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing
  protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new article
23 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 23
            ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SECTION 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.
        23.03 DEFINITIONS.
        23.05 CRITERIA FOR ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT  FOR  SUBSTANCE
                ABUSE.
        23.07 PETITION TO THE COURT.
        23.09 SERVICE.
        23.11 RIGHT TO COUNSEL.
        23.13 HEARING.
        23.15 WRITTEN TREATMENT PLAN.
        23.17 DISPOSITION.
        23.19 PETITIONS  FOR  ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF TREATMENT; PETITIONS
                FOR AN ORDER TO STAY, VACATE OR MODIFY; AND APPEALS.
        23.21 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.23 EFFECT OF DETERMINATION  THAT  A  PERSON  IS  IN  NEED  OF
                ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
        23.25 FALSE PETITION.
        23.27 EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
        23.29 THE  ASSISTED  OUTPATIENT  TREATMENT  FOR  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
                ADVISORY COUNCIL.
§ 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

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