senate Bill S2070

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the rural suicide prevention council

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.361
substituted for a6007
Mar 04, 2019 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2019 1st report cal.70
Jan 22, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jan 28, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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S2070 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6007
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7.48, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7920, A10406

S2070 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the rural suicide prevention council; requires biennial reports on the findings of the council.

S2070 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2070 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2070

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  creating  the
  rural suicide prevention 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
7.48 to read as follows:
§ 7.48 RURAL SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL.
  (A)  THERE  SHALL  BE  ESTABLISHED  BY  THE OFFICE, A COUNCIL ON RURAL
SUICIDE PREVENTION, TO CONSIST OF TWELVE MEMBERS:
  1. TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONER;
  2. TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH;
  3. TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONER  OF  AGRICULTURE
AND MARKETS;
  4. TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  5. TWO  MEMBERS  SHALL  BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE;
  6. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  ASSEM-
BLY; AND
  7. ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE.
  (B)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DESIGNATE THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL FROM
AMONG SUCH TWELVE MEMBERS. VACANCIES IN THE MEMBERSHIP OF  SUCH  COUNCIL
SHALL  BE FILLED BY THE APPROPRIATE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. THE MEMBERSHIP
OF THE COUNCIL MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED  TO,  REPRESENTATIVES  OF
THE  STATE CONFERENCE OF LOCAL MENTAL HYGIENE DIRECTORS, PSYCHIATRIC AND
PSYCHOLOGICAL PRACTITIONERS, SUBSTANCE USE  AND  MENTAL  HEALTH  PROFES-
SIONALS  WITH  EXPERIENCE  IN  THE  DELIVERY OF TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS, PERSONS WITH EXPERTISE IN PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES,
ANY GROUP, ASSOCIATION, OR UNIVERSITY WITH  EXPERTISE  IN  FINANCIAL  OR

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

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