senate Bill S7349A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the construction of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the privacy of individuals

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Current Bill Status Via A8386 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1093
substituted for s7349a
May 23, 2022 substituted by a8386a
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1093
May 03, 2022 print number 7349a
May 03, 2022 amend and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
Aug 27, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S7349A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S7349 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8386
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.29, Ment Hyg L

S7349 - Summary

Relates to the construction of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the privacy of individuals while bathing, sleeping, using restrooms and receiving individual counseling services, while also allowing for maximization of the use of such facility.

S7349 - Sponsor Memo

S7349 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7349
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  construction
   of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the priva-
   cy of individuals

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (b) of section 32.29 of the mental hygiene law,
 as added by chapter 558 of the laws of  1999,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (b) The construction of a facility shall require the prior approval of
 such  commissioner if the provider of services seeking to engage in such
 construction  receives  funding  from  the  office  of  [alcoholism  and
 substance  abuse] ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS pursuant to this chap-
 ter and/or seeks a funding source for such  construction  project  other
 than  from the mental health services facilities improvement program, or
 its successor agency, directly or indirectly through a  closely  related
 entity;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT SUCH FACILITIES SHALL BE DESIGNED AND
 CONSTRUCTED IN A MANNER THAT PROMOTES PRIVACY WHILE  BATHING,  SLEEPING,
 USING RESTROOMS AND RECEIVING INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SERVICES, WHILE ALSO
 ALLOWING FOR MAXIMIZATION OF THE USE OF SUCH FACILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13103-02-1


S7349A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8386
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.29, Ment Hyg L

S7349A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the construction of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the privacy of individuals while bathing, sleeping, using restrooms and receiving individual counseling services, while also allowing for maximization of the use of such facility.

S7349A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7349A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7349--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and Substance Abuse in accordance with
   Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the construction
   of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the priva-
   cy of individuals
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The opening paragraph of subdivision (b) of section 32.29
 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter 558 of the laws of  1999,
 is amended and a new paragraph 4 is added to read as follows:
   The  construction  of  a  facility shall require the prior approval of
 such commissioner if the provider of services seeking to engage in  such
 construction  receives  funding  from  the  office  of  [alcoholism  and
 substance abuse] ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS pursuant to this  chap-
 ter  and/or  seeks  a funding source for such construction project other
 than from the mental health services facilities improvement program,  or
 its  successor  agency, directly or indirectly through a closely related
 entity; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH FACILITIES SHALL  BE  DESIGNED  AND
 CONSTRUCTED  IN  A MANNER THAT PROMOTES PRIVACY WHILE BATHING, SLEEPING,
 USING RESTROOMS AND RECEIVING INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SERVICES, WHILE ALSO
 ALLOWING FOR MAXIMIZATION OF THE USE OF SUCH FACILITY.
   4. THE DETERMINATIONS REGARDING  PRIVACY  CONSIDERATIONS  AS  REQUIRED
 UNDER  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ONLY APPLY TO NEW CONSTRUCTION.  THE FAIL-
 URE TO MEET PRIVACY CONSIDERATIONS IN EXISTING  CONSTRUCTION  SHALL  NOT
 IMPEDE THE COMMISSIONER'S APPROVAL OF NEW CONSTRUCTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13103-03-2

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