senate Bill S334A

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 20, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2022 1st report cal.243
Jan 05, 2022 referred to mental health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2021 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 334a
Apr 28, 2021 1st report cal.841
Jan 06, 2021 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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Mental Health 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

Co-Sponsors

S334 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6486

S334 - Summary

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

S334 - Sponsor Memo

S334 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    334
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MYRIE, KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
   Developmental Disabilities
 
 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) 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:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S334A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6486

S334A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S334A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S334A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  334--A
     Cal. No. 841
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MYRIE, KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
   Developmental Disabilities -- reported favorably from said  committee,
   ordered  to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a second
   report and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in  the  order  of
   second report
 
 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
 

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