assembly Bill A4224

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the division of veterans' services to route 988 calls to the national suicide prevention lifeline

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans' affairs
Feb 01, 2021 referred to veterans' affairs

A4224 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §353-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10257

A4224 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the division of veterans' services to route 988 calls to the national suicide prevention lifeline.

A4224 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4224
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Veterans' Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division
   of veterans' services to route  988  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 988 CALLS; NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE.
 THE DIVISION SHALL PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON DIALING THE DIGITS 988  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.
                                                            LBD05303-02-1