assembly Bill A1927A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports

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Current Bill Status Via S679 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.798
substituted for a1927a
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s679a
rules report cal.798
reported
reported referred to rules
May 24, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 22, 2021 print number 1927a
Feb 22, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 13, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S679
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0
committee
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Aye
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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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Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

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A1927 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S679
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8150
2019-2020: A692, S5440

A1927 - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

A1927 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1927
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, REYES, GRIFFIN, FERNANDEZ, DAVILA,
   DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and
   Drug Abuse
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation  to  establishing  a
   council  for  treatment  equity  within  the  office of alcoholism and
   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 section
 19.45 to read as follows:
 § 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
   1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A) "COUNCIL" SHALL MEAN THE  COUNCIL  FOR  TREATMENT  EQUITY  CREATED
 PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
 ANY  ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS NECESSARY
 TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
 THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   (C) "VULNERABLE POPULATIONS" SHALL MEAN  THOSE  WHO  HAVE  EXPERIENCED
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
 AL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS, AGE, SOCIOECONOMIC
 STATUS AND/OR ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON  TO  EXPERIENCE
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
   (D)  "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES WHERE
 THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
 AN AGENCY, CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING  SUBSTANCE  USE
 DISORDER  SERVICES  WHERE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION OF SAID AREA IS FORTY
 PERCENT OR MORE.
   (E) "PROVIDER OF SERVICES" SHALL MEAN ANY AGENCY, CORPORATION, FACILI-
 TY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SERVICES TO VULNERABLE
 POPULATIONS.
   (F) "TREATMENT  DISPARITIES"  SHALL  MEAN  MEASURABLE  DIFFERENCES  IN
 ACCESS  TO  AND QUALITY OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SERVICES AS DETERMINED
 

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A1927A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S679
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8150
2019-2020: A692, S5440

A1927A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

A1927A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1927--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, REYES, GRIFFIN, FERNANDEZ, DAVILA,
   DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and
   Drug Abuse -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation  to  establishing  a
   council  for  treatment equity within the office of addiction services
   and supports
 
   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 section
 19.45 to read as follows:
 § 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
   1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A) "COUNCIL" SHALL MEAN THE  COUNCIL  FOR  TREATMENT  EQUITY  CREATED
 PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
 ANY  ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART-TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS NECESSARY
 TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
 THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   (C) "VULNERABLE POPULATIONS" SHALL MEAN  THOSE  WHO  HAVE  EXPERIENCED
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
 AL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS, AGE, SOCIOECONOMIC
 STATUS AND/OR ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON  TO  EXPERIENCE
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
   (D)  "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES WHERE
 THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
 AN AGENCY, CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING  SUBSTANCE  USE
 DISORDER  SERVICES  WHERE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION OF SAID AREA IS FORTY
 PERCENT OR MORE.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00661-04-1