Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
|Oct 20, 2021||
referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Assembly Bill A8379
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-A8379 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A8379 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8379 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y October 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. KELLES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to creating the office of addiction and mental health services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 2-a of section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law, subdivision 2 as amended and subdivision 2-a as added by chapter 281 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows: 2. ["Commissioner" means the commissioner of mental health,] "COMMIS- SIONER" MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND the commissioner of developmental disabilities [and the commissioner of addiction services and supports] as used in this chapter. Any power or duty heretofore assigned to the commissioner of mental hygiene or to the department of mental hygiene pursuant to this chapter shall hereaft- er be assigned to the commissioner of [mental health] ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES in the case of facilities, programs, or services for individuals with [mental illness] A MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS, to the commissioner of developmental disabilities in the case of facilities, programs, or services for individuals with developmental disabilities, to the commissioner of addiction [services] and [supports] MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES in the case of facilities, programs, or addiction disorder services in accordance with the provisions of titles D and E of this chapter. 2-a. Notwithstanding any other section of law or regulation, on and after the effective date of this subdivision, any and all references to the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and the predeces- sor agencies to the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services including the division of alcoholism and alcohol abuse and the division of substance abuse services AND ALL REFERENCES TO THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, shall be known as the "office of addiction [services] and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09785-08-1
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