Assembly Bill A6740

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Vetoed By Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2019-A6740 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A1716, S3408
2023-2024: A1510, S1861

2019-A6740 - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

2019-A6740 - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6740
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 18, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Mental Health
 
 AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
   providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
 hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
 evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
 prevention for our Black New York residents  aged  5  though  18  years,
 consisting  of  seven  members,  each to serve until two years after the
 effective date of this act.
   (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
 appointed by the governor; one member shall be appointed by  the  tempo-
 rary  president  of  the  senate;  one  member shall be appointed by the
 minority leader of the senate; one member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
 speaker  of  the assembly; one member shall be appointed by the minority
 leader of the assembly; and  two  members  shall  be  appointed  by  the
 commissioner  of health. Appointments shall be made within sixty days of
 the effective date of this act. Vacancies in the  task  force  shall  be
 filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
   (2)  All  appointees  shall  have  expertise  in fields or disciplines
 related to mental health and knowledge related to the  Black  community.
 All  appointments  shall  be  coordinated to ensure geographic represen-
 tation from the entire state.
   (3) The task force shall be chaired by the governor's  appointee.  The
 task  force  shall  elect a vice-chair and other necessary officers from
 among all appointed members.
   (4) A majority of the members  of  the  task  force  in  office  shall
 constitute  a  quorum for the transaction of business or the exercise of
 any power or function of the task force. An act, determination or  deci-

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

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multi-Sponsors

2019-A6740A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A1716, S3408
2023-2024: A1510, S1861

2019-A6740A - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

2019-A6740A - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6740--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 18, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE, VANEL, McDONALD, RIVERA, ORTIZ,
   EPSTEIN, RAYNOR, BLAKE, SIMON, MOSLEY,  ARROYO,  ZEBROWSKI,  WILLIAMS,
   SAYEGH,  FRONTUS,  JAFFEE,  SCHMITT,  McDONOUGH, D'URSO, JOYNER, CRUZ,
   WRIGHT, STECK,  RAMOS,  FALL,  CROUCH,  GLICK,  FERNANDEZ,  TAYLOR  --
   Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred
   to the Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
   providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
 hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
 evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
 prevention for Black New York residents aged 5 though 18 years, consist-
 ing of seven members, each to serve until two years after the  effective
 date of this act.
   (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
 appointed  by  the governor; one member shall be appointed by the tempo-
 rary president of the senate; one  member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
 minority  leader  of  the  senate;  one member shall be appointed by the
 speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by  the  minority
 leader  of  the  assembly;  and  two  members  shall be appointed by the
 commissioner of mental health. Appointments shall be made  within  sixty
 days  of  the  effective  date  of this act. Vacancies in the task force
 shall be filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
   (2) All appointees shall  have  expertise  in  fields  or  disciplines
 related to mental health suicide prevention services, supports and know-
 ledge  related to the Black community. All appointments shall be coordi-
 nated to ensure geographic representation from the entire state.

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

co-Sponsors

multi-Sponsors

2019-A6740B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A1716, S3408
2023-2024: A1510, S1861

2019-A6740B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

2019-A6740B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6740--B
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 18, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE, VANEL, McDONALD, RIVERA, ORTIZ,
   EPSTEIN, RAYNOR, BLAKE, SIMON, MOSLEY,  ARROYO,  ZEBROWSKI,  WILLIAMS,
   SAYEGH,  FRONTUS,  JAFFEE,  SCHMITT,  McDONOUGH, D'URSO, JOYNER, CRUZ,
   WRIGHT, STECK, RAMOS, FALL, CROUCH, GLICK, FERNANDEZ, TAYLOR, REYES --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, M. L. MILLER -- read  once
   and   referred   to  the  Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee  on  Codes
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
   providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
 hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
 evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
 prevention for Black New York residents aged 5 though 18 years, consist-
 ing of seven members, each to serve until two years after the  effective
 date of this act.
   (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
 appointed  by  the governor; one member shall be appointed by the tempo-
 rary president of the senate; one  member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
 minority  leader  of  the  senate;  one member shall be appointed by the
 speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by  the  minority
 leader  of  the  assembly;  and  two  members  shall be appointed by the
 commissioner of mental health. Appointments shall be made  within  sixty
 days  of  the  effective  date  of this act. Vacancies in the task force
 shall be filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
   (2) All appointees shall  have  expertise  in  fields  or  disciplines
 related to mental health suicide prevention services, supports and know-

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

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