senate Bill S3083

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes an LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention task force; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to mental health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 23, 2021 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.342
Jan 27, 2021 referred to mental health


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S3083 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6315, A8306

S3083 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention task force; provides for the number of members, manner of appointment and the topics to be reviewed.

S3083 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3083 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 27, 2021
   MYRIE, RAMOS, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health
 AN  ACT  to  establish  an LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention
   task force; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon  expi-
   ration thereof
   Section 1. LGBT youth and young adult suicide prevention  task  force.
 (a)  There  is hereby created the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
 (LGBT) youth and young adult suicide prevention task force  to  examine,
 evaluate  and  determine  how  to  improve  mental  health  and  suicide
 prevention for New York's LGBT youth and young  adults  up  to  age  24,
 consisting  of  seven  members,  each to serve until two years after the
 effective date of this act.
   (b)(1) Such members shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be
 appointed by the governor; two members shall be appointed by the  tempo-
 rary  president  of  the  senate;  two members shall be appointed by the
 speaker of the assembly; and two  members  shall  be  appointed  by  the
 commissioner  of health. Appointments shall be made within sixty days of
 the effective date of this act. Vacancies in the  task  force  shall  be
 filled in the same manner provided for original appointments.
   (2)  All  appointees  shall  have  expertise  in fields or disciplines
 related to mental health and knowledge related to LGBT youth  and  young
 adults.  All  appointments  shall  be  coordinated  to ensure geographic
 representation from the entire state.
   (3) The task force shall be chaired by the governor's  appointee.  The
 task  force  shall  elect a vice-chair and other necessary officers from
 among all appointed members.
   (4) A majority of the members  of  the  task  force  in  office  shall
 constitute  a  quorum for the transaction of business or the exercise of

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


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