senate Bill S2144

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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Current Bill Status Via A2441 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.856
substituted for s2144
May 10, 2022 substituted by a2441
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.856
Jan 31, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 20, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S2144
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 31, 2022 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2144
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S2144 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2441
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9559
2017-2018: S8750, A3206
2019-2020: S2690, A4507

S2144 (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.

S2144 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2144 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2144
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
   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.

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