senate Bill S5440A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.553
Feb 24, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 21, 2020 print number 5440a
Feb 21, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Jan 08, 2020 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 01, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S5440A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 24, 2020 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S5440A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2020

excused (1)

May 30, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S5440
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

nay (1)

S5440 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L

S5440 - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

S5440 - Sponsor Memo

S5440 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5440

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
  Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a
  council for treatment equity  within  the  office  of  alcoholism  and
  substance abuse

  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 a  new  section
19.45 to read as follows:
§ 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY CREATED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
ANY ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS  NECESSARY
TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  (C)  "VULNERABLE  POPULATIONS"  SHALL  MEAN THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED
INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
AL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS,  AGE,  SOCIOECONOMIC
STATUS  AND/OR  ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON TO EXPERIENCE
INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
  (D) "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES  WHERE
THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
AN  AGENCY,  CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE
DISORDER SERVICES WHERE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION OF SAID AREA  IS  FORTY
PERCENT OR MORE.
  (E) "PROVIDER OF SERVICES" SHALL MEAN ANY AGENCY, CORPORATION, FACILI-
TY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SERVICES TO VULNERABLE
POPULATIONS.
  (F)  "TREATMENT  DISPARITIES"  SHALL  MEAN  MEASURABLE  DIFFERENCES IN
ACCESS TO AND QUALITY OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SERVICES  AS  DETERMINED

S5440A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L

S5440A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

S5440A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5440A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5440--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
  Abuse  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Alcoholism and Substance
  Abuse  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a
  council for treatment equity within the office of  addiction  services
  and supports

  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 a  new  section
19.45 to read as follows:
§ 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
  1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY CREATED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
ANY ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART-TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS  NECESSARY
TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  (C)  "VULNERABLE  POPULATIONS"  SHALL  MEAN THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED
INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
AL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS,  AGE,  SOCIOECONOMIC
STATUS  AND/OR  ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON TO EXPERIENCE
INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
  (D) "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES  WHERE
THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
AN  AGENCY,  CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE
DISORDER SERVICES WHERE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION OF SAID AREA  IS  FORTY
PERCENT OR MORE.

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

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