senate Bill S919

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program and eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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S919 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7.17, 9.47, 9.48, 9.60 & 29.15, Ment Hyg L; amd §404, Cor L; amd §18, Chap 408 of 1999
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4881
2013-2014: S2225
2015-2016: S4722
2017-2018: S516

S919 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.

S919 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S919 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   919

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  ADDABBO,  AKSHAR, AMEDORE, BOYLE, FELDER,
  FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, HELMING, LANZA, LITTLE, O'MARA,  RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE,  ROBACH,  SERINO,  SEWARD, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Mental
  Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law and the correction law, in
  relation to enhancing the assisted outpatient treatment  program;  and
  to  amend  Kendra's  Law, in relation to making the provisions thereof
  permanent

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  2  of  subdivision  (f) of section 7.17 of the
mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 158 of the laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (2)  The  oversight  and monitoring role of the program coordinator of
the assisted outpatient treatment program  shall  include  each  of  the
following:
  (i)  that each assisted outpatient receives the treatment provided for
in the court order issued pursuant to section  9.60  of  this  [chapter]
TITLE;
  (ii)  that  existing  services  located  in  the assisted outpatient's
community are utilized whenever practicable;
  (iii) that a case manager or assertive  community  treatment  team  is
designated for each assisted outpatient;
  (iv)  that  a  mechanism  exists  for  such case manager, or assertive
community treatment team, to regularly report the assisted  outpatient's
compliance, or lack of compliance with treatment, to the director of the
assisted outpatient treatment program;
  (v)  that directors of community services establish procedures [which]
THAT provide that reports of persons who may  be  in  need  of  assisted

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01829-02-9

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