assembly Bill A590A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2020 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.28
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.618
rules report cal.618
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2019 print number 590a
Jun 05, 2019 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 23, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2019 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Co-Sponsors

A590 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3103
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2017-2018: A5081
2021-2022: A658, S409

A590 - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A590 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   590

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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  section
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF ELEVEN MEMBERS,  INCLUD-
ING  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, THE CHAIR  OF  THE  GAMING  COMMISSION,  AND  NINE  ADDITIONAL
MEMBERS:    FOUR  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  BY  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE; FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;  AND  ONE
MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRES-
IDENT  OF  THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT
AT  LEAST  TWO  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH
SERVICES PROVIDERS.
  (C)  DUTIES  OF  THE  COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL MEET AS FREQUENTLY AS
NECESSARY, BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE  HELD
AT  LOCATIONS  DETERMINED  BY  THE  COUNCIL. ALL MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:
  1. DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STRATEGIES TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND  ACCESS
TO  PROBLEM  GAMBLING  PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES, INCLUDING INFORMATION AND

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

Co-Sponsors

A590A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3103
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2017-2018: A5081
2021-2022: A658, S409

A590A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

A590A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 590--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, STIRPE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- reported and referred to
  the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing the
  problem gambling advisory council

  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 section
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A) CREATION AND PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM  GAMBLING  ADVISORY  COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER  THE  "COUNCIL")  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE PURPOSE OF THE
COUNCIL IS TO MAKE FINDINGS AND  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  THE  GOVERNOR  AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B)  COMPOSITION.  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  THIRTEEN MEMBERS,
INCLUDING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE
ABUSE  SERVICES,  THE  CHAIR  OF THE GAMING COMMISSION, AND ELEVEN ADDI-
TIONAL MEMBERS:  FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF
THE  SENATE;  FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE
MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  SENATE;  ONE  MEMBER
APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY;  AND ONE MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT  AT  LEAST
TWO   REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH  SERVICES
PROVIDERS.
  (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL  MEET  AS  FREQUENTLY  AS
NECESSARY,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD

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