Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 13, 2022||
referred to mental health
Assembly Bill A10338
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A10338 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A10338 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10338 I N A S S E M B L Y May 13, 2022 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fernandez) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Mental Health AN ACT to establish a Latina suicide prevention task force; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Latina suicide prevention task force. (a) There is hereby created the Latina suicide prevention task force to examine, evaluate and determine how to improve mental health and suicide prevention for Latina New York residents, consisting of seven members, each to serve until two years after the effective date of this act. (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be appointed by the governor; one member shall be appointed by the tempo- rary president of the senate; one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; one member shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly; and two members shall be appointed by the commissioner of mental health. Appointments shall be made within sixty days of the effective date of this act. Vacancies in the task force shall be filled in the same manner provided for original appointments. (2) All appointees shall have expertise in fields or disciplines related to mental health suicide prevention services and support and knowledge related to the Latina community. All appointments shall be coordinated to ensure geographic representation from the entire state. (3) The task force shall be chaired by the governor's appointee. The task force shall elect a vice-chair by a majority vote and other neces- sary officers from among all appointed members. (4) The task force shall meet at least quarterly at the call of the chair. Meetings may be held via teleconference. Special meetings may be called by the chair at the request of a majority of the members of the task force. (5) Members of the task force shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in the work of the task force. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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