assembly Bill A10139

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary commission to study aging in place in mental health housing

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 tabled
vetoed memo.65
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1518
substituted for s9041
referred to mental health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.377
rules report cal.377
May 18, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 09, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
May 02, 2022 referred to mental health


A10139 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A5119, S5178

A10139 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary commission to study aging in place in mental health housing; provides for the repeal of such commission upon expiration thereof.

A10139 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                                May 2, 2022
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Mental Health
 AN ACT in relation to establishing a temporary commission to study aging
   in place in mental health housing; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof
   Section 1. 1. A temporary commission shall be established  within  the
 office  of mental health to be known as the mental health housing evalu-
 ation commission for aging in place  (hereinafter  referred  to  as  the
 "commission") to make recommendations including, but not limited to, the
   (a)  solutions for removing barriers to ensure residents of community-
 based mental health housing programs can successfully age in place while
 receiving adequate care;
   (b) identifying policy, procedure, or regulatory changes that  aim  to
 remove  barriers  to  residents of community-based mental health housing
 programs to receive both mental health and medical care,  including  the
 ability  to hire health care professionals, including but not limited to
 nurses and/or health home aides;
   (c) an action plan  for  making  residences  American  Disability  Act
   (d)  necessary  training for residential staff to understand the needs
 of the elderly for which they are providing care; and
   (e) types of assistance to consider  when  transporting  residents  to
 medical appointments and ensuring the proper follow-up occurs.
   2.  The  commission  shall  consist  of nine members as follows: three
 members shall be  appointed  by  the  governor;  two  members  shall  be
 appointed by the speaker of the assembly; two members shall be appointed
 by  the temporary president of the senate; one member shall be appointed
 by the minority leader of the senate; and one member shall be  appointed
 by  the minority leader of the assembly. The commission members shall be
 appointed within 60 days after this act shall have become a law.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.