assembly Bill A5216

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

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Feb 12, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A5216 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 23 §§23.01 - 23.29, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10025
2015-2016: A1823
2017-2018: A524
2019-2020: A3745

A5216 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides criteria for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse; provides for service, right to counsel, hearings, appeals and applications for additional periods of treatment; makes related changes.

A5216 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5216
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER, CUSICK, GOODELL, MORINELLO, NORRIS,
   WALSH -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
   Drug Abuse
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing
   protocols for assisted outpatient treatment for substance abuse

   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 article
 23 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
             ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE
 SECTION 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.
         23.03 DEFINITIONS.
         23.05 CRITERIA FOR ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT  FOR  SUBSTANCE
                 ABUSE.
         23.07 PETITION TO THE COURT.
         23.09 SERVICE.
         23.11 RIGHT TO COUNSEL.
         23.13 HEARING.
         23.15 WRITTEN TREATMENT PLAN.
         23.17 DISPOSITION.
         23.19 PETITIONS  FOR  ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF TREATMENT; PETITIONS
                 FOR AN ORDER TO STAY, VACATE OR MODIFY; AND APPEALS.
         23.21 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
         23.23 EFFECT OF DETERMINATION  THAT  A  PERSON  IS  IN  NEED  OF
                 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT.
         23.25 FALSE PETITION.
         23.27 EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
         23.29 THE  ASSISTED  OUTPATIENT  TREATMENT  FOR  SUBSTANCE ABUSE
                 ADVISORY COUNCIL.
 § 23.01 ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.