senate Bill S6833

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the infrastructure and functions of a 9-8-8 hotline for a suicide prevention hotline in New York state

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Nov 06, 2019 referred to rules

S6833 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8778
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Services

S6833 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the infrastructure and functions of a 9-8-8 hotline for a suicide prevention hotline in New York state.

S6833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6833

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 6, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to establish the infrastructure and functions of a 9-8-8  hotline
  for a suicide prevention hotline in New York state

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The department of public service shall establish a  suicide
prevention  hotline.    The  infrastructure and functions of the hotline
shall (1) provide for 9-8-8 designation, allowing dedicated  access  for
individuals  experiencing  suicidal  thoughts  or  related mental health
episodes and (2) follow  those  established  in  contracts  through  the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
  § 2. Should additional or expanded capacity be deemed necessary by the
department, the state shall consider contracting with 2-1-1 New York for
the operation of such hotline as established by this act.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14144-01-9

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