|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2021||committed to rules|
|Apr 26, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 21, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 20, 2021||1st report cal.692|
|Mar 03, 2021||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 16, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1945
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1945 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1945 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1945 SPONSOR: AKSHAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to provid- ing a testimonial privilege to critical incident stress management/crisis response/peer support team members concerning communi- cations made during critical incident stress management/crisis response services PURPOSE: Provides testimonial privilege to critical incident stress management/crisis response/peer support team members for communication from an individual who receives such services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the civil practice law and rulesòby adding a new section 4508.
S1945 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1945 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to provid- ing a testimonial privilege to critical incident stress management/crisis response/peer support team members concerning commu- nications made during critical incident stress management/crisis response services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new section 4508-a to read as follows: § 4508-A. CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT/CRISIS RESPONSE/PEER SUPPORT TEAM MEMBER. (A) DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDER" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL WORKING OR VOLUNTEERING IN THE FOLLOWING SERVICE CAPACITIES; LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE- FIGHTING, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, COMMUNICATIONS/DISPATCH SERVICES, PUBLIC SAFETY, DISASTER/EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND DISASTER RESPONDERS. 2. "CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT/CRISIS RESPONSE SERVICES/PEER SUPPORT" MEANS CONTACT WITH A TRAINED MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZED EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM WHO PROVIDES INTERVENTION, SUPPORT, CONSULTATION, RISK ASSESSMENT, REFERRAL AND FOLLOW-UP SERVICES. 3. "A TRAINED MEMBER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO RECEIVED SPECIALIZED TRAINING IN CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT/CRISIS RESPONSE/PEER SUPPORT AND OFFERS SERVICES AS PART OF AN ORGANIZED EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM. 4. "CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT/CRISIS RESPONSE/PEER SUPPORT" MEANS A COMPREHENSIVE, INTEGRATED, STRATEGIC AND MULTI-COMPONENT APPROACH TO MANAGE CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS DURING AND FOLLOWING INCI- DENTS AND/OR FOR ANY ISSUE THAT MAY IMPACT WORK AND FAMILY LIFE. CRIT- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04291-01-1
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