assembly Bill A6740

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.300
substituted for s4467b
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.549
rules report cal.549
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 17, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 16, 2019 print number 6740b
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to codes
May 21, 2019 print number 6740a
May 21, 2019 amend and recommit to mental health
Mar 18, 2019 referred to mental health

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Multi-Sponsors

A6740 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene

A6740 - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

A6740 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6740

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Mental Health

AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
prevention for our Black New York residents  aged  5  though  18  years,
consisting  of  seven  members,  each to serve until two years after the
effective date of this act.
  (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
appointed by the governor; one member shall be appointed by  the  tempo-
rary  president  of  the  senate;  one  member shall be appointed by the
minority leader of the senate; one member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
speaker  of  the assembly; one member shall be appointed by the minority
leader of the assembly; and  two  members  shall  be  appointed  by  the
commissioner  of health. Appointments shall be made within sixty days of
the effective date of this act. Vacancies in the  task  force  shall  be
filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
  (2)  All  appointees  shall  have  expertise  in fields or disciplines
related to mental health and knowledge related to the  Black  community.
All  appointments  shall  be  coordinated to ensure geographic represen-
tation from the entire state.
  (3) The task force shall be chaired by the governor's  appointee.  The
task  force  shall  elect a vice-chair and other necessary officers from
among all appointed members.
  (4) A majority of the members  of  the  task  force  in  office  shall
constitute  a  quorum for the transaction of business or the exercise of
any power or function of the task force. An act, determination or  deci-

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A6740A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene

A6740A - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

A6740A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6740--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE, VANEL, McDONALD, RIVERA, ORTIZ,
  EPSTEIN, RAYNOR, BLAKE, SIMON, MOSLEY,  ARROYO,  ZEBROWSKI,  WILLIAMS,
  SAYEGH,  FRONTUS,  JAFFEE,  SCHMITT,  McDONOUGH, D'URSO, JOYNER, CRUZ,
  WRIGHT, STECK,  RAMOS,  FALL,  CROUCH,  GLICK,  FERNANDEZ,  TAYLOR  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred
  to the Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
prevention for Black New York residents aged 5 though 18 years, consist-
ing of seven members, each to serve until two years after the  effective
date of this act.
  (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
appointed  by  the governor; one member shall be appointed by the tempo-
rary president of the senate; one  member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
minority  leader  of  the  senate;  one member shall be appointed by the
speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by  the  minority
leader  of  the  assembly;  and  two  members  shall be appointed by the
commissioner of mental health. Appointments shall be made  within  sixty
days  of  the  effective  date  of this act. Vacancies in the task force
shall be filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
  (2) All appointees shall  have  expertise  in  fields  or  disciplines
related to mental health suicide prevention services, supports and know-
ledge  related to the Black community. All appointments shall be coordi-
nated to ensure geographic representation from the entire state.

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A6740B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4467
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene

A6740B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a Black youth suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

A6740B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6740--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE, VANEL, McDONALD, RIVERA, ORTIZ,
  EPSTEIN, RAYNOR, BLAKE, SIMON, MOSLEY,  ARROYO,  ZEBROWSKI,  WILLIAMS,
  SAYEGH,  FRONTUS,  JAFFEE,  SCHMITT,  McDONOUGH, D'URSO, JOYNER, CRUZ,
  WRIGHT, STECK, RAMOS, FALL, CROUCH, GLICK, FERNANDEZ, TAYLOR, REYES --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, M. L. MILLER -- read  once
  and   referred   to  the  Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee  on  Codes
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to establish a Black youth suicide  prevention  task  force;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Black youth suicide prevention task  force.  (a)  There  is
hereby created the Black youth suicide prevention task force to examine,
evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
prevention for Black New York residents aged 5 though 18 years, consist-
ing of seven members, each to serve until two years after the  effective
date of this act.
  (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
appointed  by  the governor; one member shall be appointed by the tempo-
rary president of the senate; one  member  shall  be  appointed  by  the
minority  leader  of  the  senate;  one member shall be appointed by the
speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by  the  minority
leader  of  the  assembly;  and  two  members  shall be appointed by the
commissioner of mental health. Appointments shall be made  within  sixty
days  of  the  effective  date  of this act. Vacancies in the task force
shall be filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
  (2) All appointees shall  have  expertise  in  fields  or  disciplines
related to mental health suicide prevention services, supports and know-

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

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