senate Bill S2384

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of mental health to issue a review and report regarding certain facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Jan 15, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 26, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 24, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2384
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

Feb 26, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S2384
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2019

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S2384 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5.05, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7889
2017-2018: S1901

S2384 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of mental health to review all proposals by an agency to provide new services at a new facility, expand the size of existing facilities or change the type of services that are provided at facilities within a city of one million or more; provides a definition for the types of facilities subject to such review; and directs the commissioner of mental health to issue a report regarding such review.

S2384 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2384 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2384

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, ADDABBO -- 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, in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner  of  mental health to issue a review and report regarding
  certain facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 5.05 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
a new subdivision (f) to read as follows:
  (F)  (1)  THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE OFFICE
FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THE OFFICE OF  ALCOHOLISM
AND  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE  SERVICES SHALL, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT  OF  HOMELESS  SERVICES  AND  THE
CHAIR  AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORI-
TY, REVIEW AND ISSUE A REPORT CONCERNING  ALL  PROPOSALS  BY  AN  AGENCY
REQUESTING TO:
  A.  ENTER  INTO CONTRACT OR SIMILAR AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT A
NEW LOCATION AS A SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITY; AND
  B. TO EXPAND THE SIZE AND/OR CHANGE THE TYPE OF SERVICES OFFERED OF  A
SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITY, WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE.
  (2)  THE  REVIEW  AND  REPORT  SHALL  FOCUS  ON THE FOLLOWING FACTORS,
INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION:
  A. THE PROPOSED IMPACT IN THE AFFECTED COMMUNITY.
  B. THE CURRENT LEVEL AND CONCENTRATION OF ALL SOCIAL SERVICES  FACILI-
TIES IN THE AFFECTED AREA.
  C.  THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT THEREOF; AND SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS, MODIFICA-
TION AND OBJECTIONS AS EXPRESSED BY THE AFFECTED COMMUNITY.
  (3) FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A "SOCIAL SERVICES  FACILITY"
SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

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

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