senate Bill S6486

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of mental health to issue a report on short term crisis respite programs and intensive crisis respite programs

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8014 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2019 tabled
vetoed memo.143
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1641
substituted for s6486
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by a8014
ordered to third reading cal.1641
Jun 13, 2019 referred to rules

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S6486 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8014
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S334

S6486 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of mental health to issue a report on short term crisis respite programs and intensive crisis respite programs.

S6486 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6486 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6486

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reports on  short
  term crisis respite and intensive crisis respite programs

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

  Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 1 to read as follows:
  (1) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL  BE
DEFINED AS:
  (I)  "SHORT  TERM  CRISIS  RESPITE"  SHALL  MEAN A SHORT TERM CARE AND
INTERVENTION STRATEGY PROVIDED IN A SITE BASED RESIDENTIAL  SETTING  FOR
INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE: EXPERIENCING CHALLENGES IN DAILY LIFE THAT CREATE A
RISK  FOR  ESCALATION OF SYMPTOMS THAT CANNOT BE MANAGED IN THE PERSON'S
HOME AND/OR COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT; AT IMMINENT RISK FOR AN ESCALATION OF
SYMPTOMS AND/OR A LOSS OF ADULT ROLE FUNCTIONING BUT WHO DO NOT POSE  AN
IMMINENT  RISK  TO THE SAFETY OF THEMSELVES OR OTHERS; OR EXPERIENCING A
CHALLENGING EMOTIONAL CRISIS WHICH THE INDIVIDUAL IS  UNABLE  TO  MANAGE
WITHOUT INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT;
  (II)  "INTENSIVE  CRISIS RESPITE" SHALL MEAN A SHORT-TERM, RESIDENTIAL
CARE AND CLINICAL INTERVENTION STRATEGY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE FACING A
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS, AND WHO ARE AT IMMINENT RISK FOR LOSS OF FUNC-
TIONAL ABILITIES, AND  WITHOUT THIS LEVEL OF  CARE  MAY  PRESENT  SAFETY
CONCERNS FOR THEMSELVES AND/OR OTHERS.
  (2) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL FURNISH AND ISSUE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR,
THE  SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
NO LATER THAN ONE YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS  SUBDIVISION  ON
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO SHORT TERM CRISIS RESPITE AND
INTENSIVE CRISIS RESPITE PROGRAMS:
  (I)  THE NUMBER OF SHORT TERM AND INTENSIVE CRISIS RESPITE PROGRAMS IN
EACH COUNTY;

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

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