assembly Bill A117C

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of certain office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities or office of children and family services facilities and institutions

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Current Bill Status Via S1765 - Vetoed by Governor


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 10, 2021 vetoed memo.60
Nov 29, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.748
substituted for a117c
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s1765a
rules report cal.748
reported
reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 21, 2021 print number 117c
May 21, 2021 amend and recommit to mental health
May 20, 2021 print number 117b
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to mental health
Mar 05, 2021 print number 117a
Mar 05, 2021 amend and recommit to mental health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to mental health

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Feb 1, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

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A117 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1765
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.17, add §13.18, Ment Hyg L; amd §501, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10464, S7495
2017-2018: A733, S1113
2019-2020: A7961, S329, S5772

A117 - Summary

Relates to the closure of certain office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities or office of children and family services facilities and institutions.

A117 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    117
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  RAMOS, LUPARDO, ABINANTI, WALLACE,
   PALMESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN  --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Mental Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law  and the executive law, in
   relation to requiring legislative approval for the closure of  certain
   office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabil-
   ities  or office of children and family services facilities and insti-
   tutions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision (e) of section 7.17 of the mental hygiene law,
 as amended by chapter 723 of the laws of 1993, paragraph 1 as amended by
 chapter 170 of the laws of 1994, paragraph 3 as amended by chapter 83 of
 the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   (e) In the event that the plan  for  state  and  local  mental  health
 services,  developed in accordance with subdivision (b) of this section,
 determines that significant service reductions  are  anticipated  for  a
 particular state-operated hospital or its catchment area, or a state-op-
 erated  research  institute,  the  commissioner shall take the following
 actions[, provided nothing in this subdivision shall create a basis  for
 enjoining any otherwise lawful service reductions]:
   1.  SUBMIT  A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AT LEAST THREE HUNDRED
 SIXTY-FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO THE DATE THE OFFICE IS SEEKING CLOSURE  OF  ANY
 FACILITY OR INSTITUTION. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE JUSTIFICATION FOR THE
 PROPOSED CLOSURE. THE LEGISLATURE MAY REQUIRE ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 OR  DATA  THAT IT DEEMS NECESSARY IN SUCH REPORT. IF THE LEGISLATURE, OR
 THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES THEREOF, UPON REVIEW OF THE REPORT  SUBMITTED
 TO  IT  BY  THE OFFICE, FINDS THAT THE PROPOSED CLOSURE IS NOT JUSTIFIED
 THEN CLOSURE SHALL NOT OCCUR UNTIL APPROVED BY A MAJORITY VOTE  OF  EACH
 HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A117A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1765
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.17, add §13.18, Ment Hyg L; amd §501, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10464, S7495
2017-2018: A733, S1113
2019-2020: A7961, S329, S5772

A117A - Summary

Relates to the closure of certain office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities or office of children and family services facilities and institutions.

A117A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  117--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  RAMOS, LUPARDO, ABINANTI, WALLACE,
   PALMESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN  --  read  once
   and   referred   to  the  Committee  on  Mental  Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the  mental  hygiene  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
   relation  to requiring legislative approval for the closure of certain
   office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabil-
   ities or office of children and family services facilities and  insti-
   tutions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new  section
 13.18 to read as follows:
 § 13.18 CLOSURE OF FACILITIES.
   THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AT
 LEAST THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO  THE  DATE  THE  OFFICE  IS
 SEEKING  CLOSURE  OF  ANY  FACILITY  OR  INSTITUTION.  SUCH REPORT SHALL
 INCLUDE JUSTIFICATION FOR THE  PROPOSED  CLOSURE.  THE  LEGISLATURE  MAY
 REQUIRE  ANY  ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION OR DATA THAT IT DEEMS NECESSARY IN
 SUCH REPORT.  IF THE LEGISLATURE, OR THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES THEREOF,
 UPON REVIEW OF THE REPORT SUBMITTED TO IT BY THE OFFICE, FINDS THAT  THE
 PROPOSED  CLOSURE  IS  NOT  JUSTIFIED THEN CLOSURE SHALL NOT OCCUR UNTIL
 APPROVED BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF EACH HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE.
   § 2. Subdivision (e) of section 7.17 of the  mental  hygiene  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  723 of the laws of 1993, paragraph 1 as amended by
 chapter 170 of the laws of 1994, paragraph 3 as amended by chapter 83 of
 the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   (e) In the event that the plan  for  state  and  local  mental  health
 services,  developed in accordance with subdivision (b) of this section,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A117B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1765
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.17, add §13.18, Ment Hyg L; amd §501, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10464, S7495
2017-2018: A733, S1113
2019-2020: A7961, S329, S5772

A117B - Summary

Relates to the closure of certain office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities or office of children and family services facilities and institutions.

A117B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  117--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  RAMOS, LUPARDO, ABINANTI, WALLACE,
   PALMESANO, O'DONNELL, LAWLER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BRAUN-
   STEIN  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Mental Health --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
   with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
   committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law  and the executive law, in
   relation to the closure or suspension of services of certain office of
   mental health, office for people with  developmental  disabilities  or
   office of children and family services facilities and institutions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 13.18 to read as follows:
 § 13.18 CLOSURE OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICES OF FACILITIES.
   THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AT
 LEAST THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO  THE  DATE  THE  OFFICE  IS
 SEEKING  CLOSURE  OR  SUSPENSION OF SERVICES OF ANY FACILITY OR INSTITU-
 TION. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:  (1)  JUSTIFICA-
 TION FOR THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICES; (2) INFORMATION
 ON  THE  FISCAL  YEAR  BUDGETED  STAFFING LEVELS; (3) INFORMATION ON THE
 CURRENT STAFFING LEVELS BY  POSITION  OR  TITLE;  (4)  INFORMATION  BOTH
 STATEWIDE  AND  ON  A  REGIONAL  BASIS REGARDING: (A) HOW MANY FULL TIME
 EQUIVALENT POSITIONS HAVE BEEN BUDGETED FOR;  (B)  HOW  MANY  FULL  TIME
 EQUIVALENT POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED; (C) HOW MANY FULL TIME EQUIVALENT
 VACANCIES  EXIST;  AND  (D)  WAITING  LISTS  FOR INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE TO
 RECEIVE CARE IN A RESIDENTIAL SETTING; AND (5) STEPS TAKEN BY THE AGENCY
 TO RECRUIT STAFF FOR NEW AND VACANT POSITIONS.   SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  BE
 SUBMITTED  TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A117C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1765
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.17, add §13.18, Ment Hyg L; amd §501, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10464, S7495
2017-2018: A733, S1113
2019-2020: A7961, S329, S5772

A117C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of certain office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities or office of children and family services facilities and institutions.

A117C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  117--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  RAMOS, LUPARDO, ABINANTI, WALLACE,
   PALMESANO, O'DONNELL, LAWLER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BRAUN-
   STEIN  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Mental Health --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
   with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
   committee  --  again  reported  from  said  committee with amendments,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the  mental  hygiene  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
   relation to the closure or suspension of services of certain office of
   mental  health,  office  for people with developmental disabilities or
   office of children and family services facilities and institutions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
 13.18 to read as follows:
 § 13.18 CLOSURE OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICES OF FACILITIES.
   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE  LEGISLATURE  AT
 LEAST  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FIVE  DAYS  PRIOR TO THE DATE THE OFFICE IS
 SEEKING CLOSURE OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICES OF ANY  FACILITY  OR  INSTITU-
 TION.  SUCH  REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (1) JUSTIFICA-
 TION FOR THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OR SUSPENSION OF SERVICES; (2) INFORMATION
 ON THE FISCAL YEAR BUDGETED STAFFING  LEVELS;  (3)  INFORMATION  ON  THE
 CURRENT  STAFFING  LEVELS  BY  POSITION  OR  TITLE; (4) INFORMATION BOTH
 STATEWIDE AND ON A REGIONAL BASIS REGARDING:  (A)  HOW  MANY  FULL  TIME
 EQUIVALENT  POSITIONS  HAVE  BEEN  BUDGETED  FOR; (B) HOW MANY FULL TIME
 EQUIVALENT POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED; (C) HOW MANY FULL TIME EQUIVALENT
 VACANCIES EXIST; AND (D)  WAITING  LISTS  FOR  INDIVIDUALS  ELIGIBLE  TO
 RECEIVE CARE IN A RESIDENTIAL SETTING; AND (5) STEPS TAKEN BY THE AGENCY
 TO  RECRUIT  STAFF  FOR  NEW AND VACANT POSITIONS.  SUCH REPORT SHALL BE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets