senate Bill S4253

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of the office of mental health to provide monthly status reports of the community investments and the impact on inpatient census

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6506 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 approval memo.30
signed chap.646
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
Mar 03, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

S4253 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6506
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7.49, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5941, A7611

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

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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