senate Bill S8066

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the division of veterans' services to route 838 calls to the national suicide prevention lifeline

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S8066 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10257
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §353-b, Exec L

S8066 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the division of veterans' services to route 838 calls to the national suicide prevention lifeline.

S8066 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8066 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8066

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division
  of veterans' services to route  838  calls  to  the  national  suicide
  prevention lifeline

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  353-b
to read as follows:
  §  353-B.  ROUTING OF 838 CALLS; NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE.
THE DIVISION SHALL PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON DIALING THE DIGITS 838  SHALL
BE  AUTOMATICALLY  REDIRECTED  AND  CONNECTED  TO  THE  NATIONAL SUICIDE
PREVENTION LIFELINE TELEPHONE NUMBER. THE DIVISION SHALL WORK IN COOPER-
ATION WITH THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES,  LANDLINE  AND
WIRELESS  TELEPHONE SERVICE PROVIDERS AND FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL AGEN-
CIES IN CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15886-01-0

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