Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2020||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to energy and telecommunications
|Nov 06, 2019||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6833
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S6833 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S6833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6833 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish the infrastructure and functions of a 9-8-8 hotline for a suicide prevention hotline in New York state PURPOSE:: This bill would instruct the Public Service Commission to designate the tree digit phone number 9-8-8 for the Suicide Prevention Lifeline hotline in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 1: The department of public service shall establish a suicide prevention hotline. The infrastructure and functions of the hotline shall (1) provide for 9-8-8 designation, allowing dedicated access for individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or related mental health episodes and (2) follow those established in contracts through the 6
2019-S6833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6833 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to establish the infrastructure and functions of a 9-8-8 hotline for a suicide prevention hotline in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The department of public service shall establish a suicide prevention hotline. The infrastructure and functions of the hotline shall (1) provide for 9-8-8 designation, allowing dedicated access for individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or related mental health episodes and (2) follow those established in contracts through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. § 2. Should additional or expanded capacity be deemed necessary by the department, the state shall consider contracting with 2-1-1 New York for the operation of such hotline as established by this act. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14144-01-9
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