|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.655
substituted for a540
|May 26, 2021||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|May 04, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 03, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 28, 2021||1st report cal.842|
|Jan 20, 2021||referred to mental health|
senate Bill S2209
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2209 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2209 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2209 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to annual reporting on substance use disorder in incarcerated individuals PURPOSE: This bill would require the Office of Addiction Services and Supports to update its guidelines for correctional substance use disorder treatment, in line with best practices, and would require annual reporting of data on the substances that incarcerated individuals are most commonly addicted to and what treatment they receive. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the subdivision (h) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law.
S2209 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2209 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SEPULVEDA, BIAGGI, BROOKS, KAPLAN, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to annual reporting on substance use disorder in incarcerated individuals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (h) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law, as amended by section 118-f of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (h) The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse] ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS shall monitor programs providing care and treatment to [inmates] INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS in correctional facilities operated by the department of corrections and community supervision who have a history of alcohol or substance [abuse] USE DISORDER or dependence. The office shall also develop guidelines for the operation of alcohol and substance [abuse] USE DISORDER treatment programs in such correctional facilities, BASED ON BEST PRACTICES, AND TAILORED TO THE NATURE OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S SUBSTANCE USE, HISTORY OF PAST TREATMENT, AND HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS OR TRAUMA, WHICH MAY INCLUDE HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES, in order to ensure that such programs sufficiently meet the needs of [inmates] INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS with a history of alcohol or substance [abuse] USE DISORDER or dependence and promote the successful transition to treatment in the community upon release. No later than the first day of December of each year, the office shall submit a report regarding: (1) the adequacy and effectiveness of alcohol and substance [abuse] USE DISORDER treatment programs operated by the department of corrections and community supervision; (2) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INCARCER- ATED INDIVIDUALS IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES THAT HAVE BEEN SCREENED FOR, AND DETERMINED TO HAVE, A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; (3) INFORMATION REGARDING WHICH SUBSTANCES INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS ARE MOST DEPENDENT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.