senate Bill S7120A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the protection and promotion of the mental health of the residents of New York state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 08, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jun 26, 2020 print number 7120a
Jun 26, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Mar 13, 2020 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 14, 2020 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary

S7120 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10225
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 17 §§3 & 4, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3995, A5238

S7120 - Summary

Requires parity in the mental and physical health treatment of the residents of New York state; provides that both mental and physical health "will be matters of public concern and provision therefor shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions".

S7120 - Sponsor Memo

S7120 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7120

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

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

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing amendments to section 3 of article 17 of the constitution  and
  repealing  section 4 of article 17 of the constitution, in relation to
  the protection and promotion of the mental health of New Yorkers

  Section 1. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 3 of  arti-
cle 17 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 3. The protection and promotion of the PHYSICAL AND MENTAL health of
the inhabitants of the state are matters of public concern and provision
therefor  shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions and
in such manner, and by such means as the legislature shall from time  to
time determine.
  §  2.  Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 4 of article 17
of the constitution be REPEALED.
  § 3. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89157-01-0

S7120A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10225
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 17 §§3 & 4, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3995, A5238

S7120A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires parity in the mental and physical health treatment of the residents of New York state; provides that both mental and physical health "will be matters of public concern and provision therefor shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions".

S7120A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7120A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7120--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Judiciary  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing  amendments to sections 3 and 4 of article 17 of the constitu-
  tion, in relation to the protection and promotion of the mental health
  of New Yorkers

  Section 1. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 3 of  arti-
cle 17 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 3. The protection and promotion of the PHYSICAL AND MENTAL health of
the inhabitants of the state are matters of public concern and provision
therefor  shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions and
in such manner, and by such means as the legislature shall from time  to
time determine.
  §  2.  Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 4 of article 17
of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 4. The care and treatment of persons suffering from mental  disorder
or  defect and the protection of the mental health of the inhabitants of
the state [may] SHALL be provided by state and local authorities and  in
such  manner as the legislature [may] SHALL from time to time determine.
The head of the department of mental hygiene shall visit and inspect, or
cause to be visited and inspected by members of his or  her  staff,  all
institutions either public or private used for the care and treatment of
persons suffering from mental disorder or defect.
  §  3.  Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.


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

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