assembly Bill A9743

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of mental health to issue a report on short term crisis respite programs and intensive crisis respite programs

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Current Bill Status Via S334 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.360
substituted for a9743
May 24, 2022 substituted by s334a
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.360
rules report cal.360
reported
May 17, 2022 reported referred to rules
Apr 25, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 28, 2022 referred to mental health

Votes

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Jan 19, 2022 - Mental Health committee Vote

S334A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2022

Apr 28, 2021 - Mental Health committee Vote

S334
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 28, 2021

A9743 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S334
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6486

A9743 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of mental health to issue a report on short term crisis respite programs and intensive crisis respite programs.

A9743 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9743
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FERNANDEZ  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Mental Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reports on  short
   term crisis respite and intensive crisis respite programs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 7.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision (m) to read as follows:
   (M) (1) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
 BE DEFINED AS:
   (I) "SHORT TERM CRISIS RESPITE" SHALL  MEAN  A  SHORT  TERM  CARE  AND
 INTERVENTION  STRATEGY  PROVIDED IN A SITE BASED RESIDENTIAL SETTING FOR
 INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE: EXPERIENCING CHALLENGES IN DAILY LIFE THAT CREATE A
 RISK FOR ESCALATION OF SYMPTOMS THAT CANNOT BE MANAGED IN  THE  PERSON'S
 HOME AND/OR COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT; AT IMMINENT RISK FOR AN ESCALATION OF
 SYMPTOMS  AND/OR A LOSS OF ADULT ROLE FUNCTIONING BUT WHO DO NOT POSE AN
 IMMINENT RISK TO THE SAFETY OF THEMSELVES OR OTHERS; OR  EXPERIENCING  A
 CHALLENGING  EMOTIONAL  CRISIS  WHICH THE INDIVIDUAL IS UNABLE TO MANAGE
 WITHOUT INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT;
   (II) "INTENSIVE CRISIS RESPITE" SHALL MEAN A  SHORT-TERM,  RESIDENTIAL
 CARE AND CLINICAL INTERVENTION STRATEGY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE FACING A
 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS, AND WHO ARE AT IMMINENT RISK FOR LOSS OF FUNC-
 TIONAL  ABILITIES,  AND    WITHOUT THIS LEVEL OF CARE MAY PRESENT SAFETY
 CONCERNS FOR THEMSELVES AND/OR OTHERS.
   (2) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL FURNISH AND ISSUE A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR,
 THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF  THE  SENATE
 NO  LATER  THAN ONE YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION ON
 THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO SHORT TERM CRISIS RESPITE AND
 INTENSIVE CRISIS RESPITE PROGRAMS:
   (I) THE NUMBER OF SHORT TERM AND INTENSIVE CRISIS RESPITE PROGRAMS  IN
 EACH COUNTY;
   (II)  THE  NUMBER  OF  INDIVIDUALS  SERVED BY SHORT TERM AND INTENSIVE
 CRISIS RESPITE PROGRAMS IN EACH COUNTY EACH MONTH;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02394-03-2