senate Bill S3117

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a crisis intervention team program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Feb 26, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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

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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2019

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S3117 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5141
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7.49, 7.51 & 7.53, amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; add §99-ff, St Fin L; add §209-gg, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8837
2015-2016: A4402, A6819
2017-2018: S8677, A3393, A5847

S3117 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a crisis intervention demonstration program.

S3117 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3117 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3117

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, the state finance  law  and  the
  general  municipal  law,  in  relation to establishing a crisis inter-
  vention  team  program;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law  is  amended  by  adding  three  new
sections 7.49, 7.51 and 7.53 to read as follows:
§ 7.49 CRISIS INTERVENTION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.
  (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A CRISIS INTERVENTION DEMON-
STRATION PROGRAM IN ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR  MORE
FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF ASSISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN RESPONDING TO
CRISIS SITUATIONS INVOLVING PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS AND/OR SUBSTANCE
ABUSE PROBLEMS.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH WITHIN THE OFFICE THE POSITION OF
CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR WHO WILL SERVE  AT
THE  PLEASURE  OF  THE COMMISSIONER AND WHO SHALL WORK WITH THE NEW YORK
POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ANY OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN THE STATE THAT
REQUESTS ASSISTANCE TO COORDINATE THE PROVISION OF  CRISIS  INTERVENTION
TEAM  TRAINING  TO  ITS  FIRST  RESPONDERS  AS  A  PART OF A SPECIALIZED
RESPONSE TEAM OR AS PART OF THE TRAINING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS.
  (C) THE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR SHALL:
  (I) WORK WITH COMMUNITIES TO DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS,  COORDINATE  ACTIV-
ITIES  AND  PROMOTE  COOPERATION  AND  COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE OFFICE,
OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGEN-
CIES, DISABILITY SERVICE PROVIDERS AND PEOPLE WITH PSYCHIATRIC OR  OTHER
DISABILITIES  AND  THEIR  FAMILIES  TO  PROVIDE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM
TRAINING;

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

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