assembly Bill A8386

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Oct 20, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A8386 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7349
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.29, Ment Hyg L

A8386 (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.

A8386 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8386
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
 
 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