|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2020||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|May 21, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|May 09, 2019||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S5638
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
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S5638 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5638 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill; provides for the reimbursement to agencies for costs associated with the rental or ownership of supportive housing subject to the availability of appropriations therefor and the reasonableness of such costs.
S5638 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5638 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To improve care for people with serious mental illness, and protect the safety of residents and the public by ensuring that increases in proper- ty costs such as, but not limited to, rent and utilities for supportive housing units can be reimbursed by the Commissioner of the State Office of Mental Health (OMH). SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Mental Hygiene Law (MHL) § 41.38 to include supportive housing and allow OMH to reimburse supportive housing providers for property costs. Section 2 states that this act shall take effect April 1, 2020.
S5638 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5638 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 9, 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 rental and mort- gage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 41.38 of the mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 218 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: § 41.38 Rental and mortgage payments of community residential facilities for the mentally ill. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of this article, the commissioner may reimburse voluntary agencies for the reasonable cost of rental of or the reasonable mortgage payment or the reasonable principal and interest payment on a loan for the purpose of financing an ownership interest in, and proprietary lease from, an organization formed for the purpose of the cooperative ownership of real estate, together with other necessary costs associated with rental or ownership of property, for a community residence [or], a residential care center for adults, OR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING under his OR HER jurisdiction less any income received from a state or federal agency or third party insurer which is specifically intended to offset the cost of rental of the facility or housing a client at the facility OR OF THE SUPPORTIVE HOUSING, subject to the availability of appropriations therefor and such commissioner's certification of the reasonableness of the rental cost, mortgage payment, principal and interest payment on a loan as provided in this section or other necessary costs associated with rental or ownership of property, with the approval of the director of the budget. § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2020. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11336-02-9
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