senate Bill S5121

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to notices be posted in programs licensed, certified or operated, by the office of mental health

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Current Bill Status Via A1370 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.535
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1324
substituted for s5121a
Jun 12, 2019 substituted by a1370c
ordered to third reading cal.1324
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2019 print number 5121a
May 28, 2019 amend and recommit to finance
May 14, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Apr 10, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5121A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 14, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5121
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

aye wr (2)

S5121 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16.13, Ment Hyg L

S5121 - Summary

Relates to notices to be posted in facilities licensed, certified or operated, by the office of mental health.

S5121 - Sponsor Memo

S5121 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5121

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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, in relation to duties of provid-
  ers of service to people with developmental disabilities

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

  Section  1.  Section  16.13  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E) POSTING A VISIBLE NOTICE IN A PUBLIC  AREA  VISIBLE  TO  EMPLOYEES
INFORMING  SUCH  EMPLOYEES  TO CALL 911 IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY FOR
PROGRAMS LICENSED, CERTIFIED, OPERATED,  AUTHORIZED  OR  FUNDED  BY  THE
OFFICE.   PROVIDED HOWEVER, FOR PROGRAMS REQUIRED TO REPORT INCIDENTS OF
ABUSE AND NEGLECT PURSUANT TO SECTION 16.29 OF THIS ARTICLE, THE  NOTICE
SHALL  ALSO  INFORM  EMPLOYEES  THAT,  PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, THEY SHALL REPORT TO THE  JUSTICE  CENTER  FOR  THE
PROTECTION  OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IF IT IS BELIEVED THAT ABUSE OR
NEGLECT OF A SERVICE RECIPIENT HAS OCCURRED AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH POLI-
CIES AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF  SECTION
FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-ONE OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, CONTACT LAW ENFORCE-
MENT  IF  IT IS BELIEVED THAT SUCH ABUSE OR NEGLECT CONSTITUTES A CRIME;
AND SUCH NOTICE SHALL CONTAIN THE PHONE NUMBER  OF  THE  JUSTICE  CENTER
HOTLINE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04890-03-9

S5121A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16.13, Ment Hyg L

S5121A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to notices to be posted in facilities licensed, certified or operated, by the office of mental health.

S5121A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5121A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5121--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to duties of provid-
  ers of service to people with developmental disabilities

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

  Section 1. Section 16.13 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E) POSTING A VISIBLE NOTICE.  FACILITIES LICENSED, CERTIFIED OR OPER-
ATED BY THE OFFICE SHALL POST SIGNS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SUBDIVISION.
SUCH  SIGNS SHALL BE POSTED AND VISIBLE WHERE EMPLOYEE NOTICES ARE POST-
ED, BE NOT LESS THAN EIGHT AND ONE-HALF  INCHES  BY  ELEVEN  INCHES  AND
SHALL READ: "IN CASE OF AN  EMERGENCY, DIAL 911".
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04890-11-9

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