senate Bill S6506

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of mental health to conduct a study on the suicide rates of taxi medallion holders and taxi drivers in the state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Mar 29, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 18, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2020 1st report cal.615
Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
Jun 14, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Mar 11, 2020 - Mental Health committee Vote

S6506
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Mental Health Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2020

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Co-Sponsors

S6506 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8589
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1832

S6506 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of mental health to conduct a study on the suicide rates of taxi medallion holders and taxi drivers in the state and make a report and recommendations on the findings of such study within one year.

S6506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6506
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 14, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT authorizing and directing the commissioner of  mental  health  to
   conduct  a  study  on  the suicide rates of taxi medallion holders and
   taxi drivers in the state;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
   provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 1. The commissioner of  mental  health  is  authorized  and
 directed to conduct a study on the suicide rates of taxi medallion hold-
 ers  and  taxi  drivers in the state and what factors contribute to such
 rates.
   2. In conducting such study, the commissioner  of  mental  health  may
 consult  with  any  state  or  local  office,  agency, or department and
 request information from any such entity that is relevant  and  material
 to the completion of this study and report.
   3.  Within  one  year  after  the  effective date of this section, the
 commissioner of mental health shall prepare and submit to the  governor,
 the  temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the
 minority leader of the senate and the minority leader of the assembly  a
 report  containing  the  study's findings concerning the suicide rate of
 taxi medallion holders and taxi drivers,  the  factors  contributing  to
 such  rate and recommendations for legislative or other actions that can
 be undertaken to reduce or eliminate suicides by taxi medallion  holders
 and taxi drivers.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
 deemed repealed 2 years after such date.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13256-01-9

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