Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to mental health
|Feb 12, 2021||
referred to mental health
Senate Bill S4814
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4814 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4814 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4814 SPONSOR: BROUK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing a New York state mental health response council, regional mental health response councils and mental health response units; to amend the county law, in relation to incorporation of recommendations by the New York state mental health response council for public safety answering points; and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to powers of certain peace officers and police officers handling mental health emergencies PURPOSE: This legislation relates to the creation and establishing state and regional councils and regional response units for mental health emergen- cies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
2021-S4814 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4814 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROUK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing a New York state mental health response council, regional mental health response councils and mental health response units; to amend the coun- ty law, in relation to incorporation of recommendations by the New York state mental health response council for public safety answering points; and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to powers of certain peace officers and police officers handling mental health emergencies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Daniel's law". § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3033 to read as follows: § 3033. STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) THE "STATE COUNCIL" MEANS THE NEW YORK STATE MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. (B) "REGIONAL COUNCIL" SHALL MEAN A REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND THIRTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE. (C) "REGIONAL STATE COMMISSIONER" MEANS A MEMBER OF THE STATE COUNCIL APPOINTED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. (D) "MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE UNIT" SHALL MEAN MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE UNITS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND THIRTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE. 2. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN THE DEPARTMENT THE NEW YORK STATE MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL. THE STATE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF THREE NON- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09400-01-1
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