senate Bill S3995

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the protection and promotion of the mental health of the residents of New York state

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 28, 2022 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1001
Mar 04, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Feb 09, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Feb 01, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S3995
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

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S3995 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5238
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 17 §§3 & 4, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7120, A10225

S3995 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires parity in the mental and physical health treatment of the residents of New York state; provides that both mental and physical health "will be matters of public concern and provision therefor shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions".

S3995 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3995 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3995
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing amendments to sections 3 and 4 of article 17 of the  constitu-
   tion, in relation to the protection and promotion of the mental health
   of New Yorkers
 
   Section  1. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 3 of arti-
 cle 17 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   § 3. The protection and promotion of the PHYSICAL AND MENTAL health of
 the inhabitants of the state are matters of public concern and provision
 therefor shall be made by the state and by such of its subdivisions  and
 in  such manner, and by such means as the legislature shall from time to
 time determine.
   § 2. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That section 4 of  article  17
 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   §  4. The care and treatment of persons suffering from mental disorder
 or defect and the protection of the mental health of the inhabitants  of
 the  state [may] SHALL be provided by state and local authorities and in
 such manner as the legislature [may] SHALL from time to time  determine.
 The head of the department of mental hygiene shall visit and inspect, or
 cause  to  be  visited and inspected by members of his or her staff, all
 institutions either public or private used for the care and treatment of
 persons suffering from mental disorder or defect.
   § 3. Resolved (If the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
 be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
 next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
 conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
 published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89060-01-1

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