assembly Bill A2441

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law

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May 10, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.856
substituted for s2144
Feb 07, 2022 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 03, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.361
Feb 01, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to correction
Jan 19, 2021 referred to correction

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A2441 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2144
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9559
2017-2018: A3206, S8750
2019-2020: A4507, S2690

A2441 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Conforms the definition of an inmate with a serious mental illness to the definition of "person with a serious mental illness" in the mental hygiene law.

A2441 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   2441
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  AUBRY,  WEPRIN,  DE LA ROSA -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Correction
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to inmates with a  seri-
   ous mental illness
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (e)  of  subdivision  6  of
 section  137 of the correction law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of
 2008, is amended to read as follows:
   (i) he or she [has a current diagnosis of,  or  is  diagnosed  at  the
 initial  or  any  subsequent  assessment  conducted  during the inmate's
 segregated confinement with, one or more of the following types of  Axis
 I  diagnoses,  as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic
 and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and such diagnoses shall  be
 made based upon all relevant clinical factors, including but not limited
 to symptoms related to such diagnoses:
   (A) schizophrenia (all sub-types),
   (B) delusional disorder,
   (C) schizophreniform disorder,
   (D) schizoaffective disorder,
   (E) brief psychotic disorder,
   (F)  substance-induced  psychotic disorder (excluding intoxication and
 withdrawal),
   (G) psychotic disorder not otherwise specified,
   (H) major depressive disorders, or
   (I) bipolar disorder I and II] IS  A  PERSON  WITH  A  SERIOUS  MENTAL
 ILLNESS,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  FIFTY-TWO OF SECTION 1.03 OF THE
 MENTAL HYGIENE LAW;
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00562-01-1