|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 12, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6628
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6628 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6628 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6628 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring training for teachers, administra- tors and instructors in the area of mental health first aid PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation will require teachers, administrators, and instructors to receive mental health first aid training. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section 3004 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 Section 2: Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) Section 3: This act shall take effective immediately.
S6628 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6628 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E July 12, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the education law and the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring training for teachers, administrators and instructors in the area of mental health first aid THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3004 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMIS- SIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO REQUIRE TRAINING OF TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS AND INSTRUCTORS IN THE AREA OF MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO PRESCRIBE THE NECESSARY REGULATIONS AND ESTAB- LISH SUCH PROGRAMS AND TRAINING RELATED TO MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID. § 2. Section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows: (H) THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH SHALL ADVISE AND ASSIST THE COMMIS- SIONER OF EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING A TRAINING CURRICULUM FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS AND INSTRUCTORS IN THE AREA OF MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TO MEET THE NEEDS OF A PERSON EXPERIENCING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09523-01-9
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