senate Bill S5638

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill

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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

Votes

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Feb 4, 2020 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5638
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2020

May 21, 2019 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5638
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S5638 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7487
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §41.38, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S5100, A3197

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

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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