senate Bill S4925A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Renames and broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and substance use disorder

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.397
substituted for a3193a
May 21, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 4925a
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.512
Mar 29, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S4925 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3193
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.41, Ment Hyg L; amd §3, Chap 568 of 2005
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2207, A1843
2011-2012: S308, A265
2013-2014: S299, A427
2015-2016: S256, A1234
2017-2018: S4910, S7229, A3861

S4925 - Summary

Broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and substance use disorder; renames the program to be the geriatric mental health and substance use disorder demonstration program; allows for grants to be awarded by the office to providers of care to older adults with substance use disorder.

S4925 - Sponsor Memo

S4925 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4925

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- 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 chapter 568 of the laws of
  2005, amending the mental hygiene law relating to enacting the  geria-
  tric  mental  health  act, in relation to mental health care, chemical
  dependence and compulsive gambling services for the elderly under  the
  geriatric service demonstration program

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

  Section 1. Section 7.41 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter
568 of the laws of 2005, subdivision (a) as amended by  chapter  305  of
the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
§ 7.41 Geriatric service demonstration program.
  (a)  The  office  shall  establish  a  geriatric service demonstration
program to provide grants, within appropriations therefor, to  providers
of mental health care, CHEMICAL DEPENDANCE SERVICES, COMPULSIVE GAMBLING
SERVICES,  OR  ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, to the elderly, INCLUDING ORGAN-
IZATIONS THAT PROVIDE HEALTH  AND  AGING  SERVICES  AS  WELL  AS  MENTAL
HEALTH,  CHEMICAL DEPENDANCE, AND COMPULSIVE GAMBLING ORGANIZATIONS. The
office is also authorized, under the demonstration  program,  to  foster
and  support  collaboration  between  providers  of  home  care services
licensed or certified under article thirty-six of the public health  law
and  mental  health  providers  for the integration of health and mental
health care, and for all other enumerated goals of  this  section.  Such
program  shall  be  administered  by  the office in cooperation with THE
OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, the state office  for
the aging and such other state agencies as the commissioner shall deter-
mine are necessary for the operation of the program.
  (b)  Grants may be awarded by the office to providers of care to older
adults with mental disabilities, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE, COMPULSIVE  GAMBL-

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

Co-Sponsors

S4925A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3193
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.41, Ment Hyg L; amd §3, Chap 568 of 2005
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2207, A1843
2011-2012: S308, A265
2013-2014: S299, A427
2015-2016: S256, A1234
2017-2018: S4910, S7229, A3861

S4925A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Broadens the geriatric service demonstration program to include older adults with mental health disabilities and substance use disorder; renames the program to be the geriatric mental health and substance use disorder demonstration program; allows for grants to be awarded by the office to providers of care to older adults with substance use disorder.

S4925A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4925A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4925--A
    Cal. No. 512

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
  Developmental  Disabilities -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law and chapter 568 of  the  laws  of
  2005,  amending the mental hygiene law relating to enacting the geria-
  tric mental health act, in relation to mental health  care,  substance
  use  disorder  and  compulsive gambling services for the elderly under
  the geriatric service demonstration program

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

  Section 1. Section 7.41 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter
568  of  the  laws of 2005, subdivision (a) as amended by chapter 305 of
the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
§ 7.41 Geriatric service demonstration program.
  (a) The office  shall  establish  a  geriatric  service  demonstration
program  to provide grants, within appropriations therefor, to providers
of mental health  care,  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER  SERVICES,  COMPULSIVE
GAMBLING SERVICES, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, to the elderly, INCLUDING
ORGANIZATIONS  THAT  PROVIDE HEALTH AND AGING SERVICES AS WELL AS MENTAL
HEALTH, SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER, AND COMPULSIVE  GAMBLING  ORGANIZATIONS.
The  office  is  also  authorized,  under  the demonstration program, to
foster and support collaboration between providers of home care services
licensed or certified under article thirty-six of the public health  law
and  mental  health  providers  for the integration of health and mental
health care, and for all other enumerated goals of  this  section.  Such
program  shall  be  administered  by  the office in cooperation with THE
OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, the state office  for

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

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