|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 23, 2022||approval memo.30|
|Nov 22, 2022||delivered to governor|
|Mar 03, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.529
substituted for s4253
|Mar 03, 2022||substituted by a6506|
|Feb 28, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 17, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 16, 2022||1st report cal.529|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to mental health|
|Feb 03, 2021||referred to mental health|
senate Bill S4253Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6506 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S4253 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4253 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the commissioner of the office of mental health to provide monthly status reports of the community investments and the impact on inpatient census to the chair of the senate finance committee and the chair of the assembly ways and means committee and to post such report on the office's website.
S4253 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4253 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring monthly status reports of community investments and the impact on inpatient census PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would codify OMH's current practice of providing a report to the legislature on the status of the state's inpatient mental health beds SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the mental hygiene law to require the Office of Mental Health to provide monthly reports regarding inpatient census and community investments.
S4253 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4253 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 requiring monthly status reports of community investments and the impact on inpatient census THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section 7.49 to read as follows: § 7.49 MONTHLY STATUS REPORTS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE MONTHLY STATUS REPORTS OF THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS AND THE IMPACT ON INPATIENT CENSUS TO THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND SHALL POST SUCH REPORTS ON THE OFFICE'S PUBLICLY ACCESSI- BLE WEBSITE. SUCH REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) STATE OPERATED PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY CENSUS; (B) OCCURRENCE OF CENSUS EXCEEDING BUDGETED CAPACITY AND REASON; (C) OCCURRENCE OF OUT OF CATCHMENT AREA PLACEMENTS THAT ARE DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CAPACITY IN THE CATCHMENT AREA OF THE HOSPITAL; (D) ADMISSIONS AND DISCHARGES; (E) RATE OF MEDICAID PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT READMISSIONS TO ANY HOSPI- TAL WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF DISCHARGE; (F) MEDICAID EMERGENCY ROOM PSYCHIATRIC VISITS; (G) DESCRIPTIONS OF NEW COMMUNITY SERVICE INVESTMENTS; (H) AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY AND NUMBER OF LONG-TERM STAY PATIENTS; AND (I) AN EXPLANATION OF ANY MATERIAL CENSUS REDUCTIONS, WHEN KNOWN TO THE FACILITY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08277-01-1
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