senate Bill S6315

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes an LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention task force; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2019 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1229
Jun 04, 2019 referred to rules


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S6315 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S3083, A1548
2023-2024: S1250, A6599

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to establish an LGBT youth and  young  adult  suicide  prevention
  task  force; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
  ration thereof


  Section  1.  LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention task force.
(a) There is hereby created the lesbian, gay, bisexual  and  transgender
(LGBT)  youth  and young adult suicide prevention task force to examine,
evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
prevention  for  New  York's  LGBT  youth and young adults up to age 24,
consisting of seven members, each to serve until  two  years  after  the
effective date of this act.
  (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
appointed  by the governor; two members shall be appointed by the tempo-
rary president of the senate; two members  shall  be  appointed  by  the
speaker  of  the  assembly;  and  two  members shall be appointed by the
commissioner of health. Appointments shall be made within sixty days  of
the  effective  date  of  this act. Vacancies in the task force shall be
filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
  (2) All appointees shall  have  expertise  in  fields  or  disciplines
related  to  mental health and knowledge related to LGBT youth and young
adults. All appointments  shall  be  coordinated  to  ensure  geographic
representation from the entire state.
  (3)  The  task force shall be chaired by the governor's appointee. The
task force shall elect a vice-chair and other  necessary  officers  from
among all appointed members.
  (4)  A  majority  of  the  members  of  the task force in office shall
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business or the  exercise  of
any  power or function of the task force. An act, determination or deci-

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


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