assembly Bill A4507

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.170
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 30, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 23, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.409
May 21, 2019 reported
Apr 30, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 04, 2019 referred to correction

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A4507 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2690
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9559
2017-2018: A3206, S8750

A4507 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law.

A4507 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  4507

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on 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.
                                                           LBD07687-01-9