senate Bill S4679

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a crisis intervention team program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to mental health
Feb 08, 2021 referred to mental health

S4679 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7.49, 7.51 & 7.53, amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; add §99-ii, St Fin L; add §209-h, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6844
2019-2020: S4126

S4679 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a crisis intervention team training demonstration program; establishes a crisis intervention team training program advisory committee and crisis intervention team training fund.

S4679 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4679 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4679
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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, the state finance  law  and  the
   general  municipal  law,  in  relation to establishing a crisis inter-
   vention team program

   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 three new
 sections 7.49, 7.51 and 7.53 to read as follows:
 § 7.49 CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM.
   (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAIN-
 ING DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING  LAW  ENFORCEMENT
 OFFICERS  IN  RESPONDING  TO  CRISIS  SITUATIONS  INVOLVING PERSONS WITH
 MENTAL ILLNESS AND/OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH WITHIN THE OFFICE THE POSITION OF
 CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR WHO WILL SERVE  AT
 THE  PLEASURE  OF  THE COMMISSIONER AND WHO SHALL WORK WITH THE NEW YORK
 POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ANY OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN THE STATE THAT
 REQUESTS ASSISTANCE TO COORDINATE THE PROVISION OF  CRISIS  INTERVENTION
 TEAM  TRAINING  TO  ITS  FIRST  RESPONDERS  AS  A  PART OF A SPECIALIZED
 RESPONSE TEAM OR AS PART OF THE TRAINING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS.
   (C) THE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR SHALL:
   (I) WORK WITH COMMUNITIES TO DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS,  COORDINATE  ACTIV-
 ITIES  AND  PROMOTE  COOPERATION  AND  COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE OFFICE,
 OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND  SUPPORTS,  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES,
 DISABILITY  SERVICE PROVIDERS AND PEOPLE WITH PSYCHIATRIC OR OTHER DISA-
 BILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES TO PROVIDE CRISIS INTERVENTION  TEAM  TRAIN-
 ING;
   (II)  PROVIDE  COORDINATION  ACTIVITIES AND FUNDING SUPPORT FOR CRISIS
 INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00480-04-1

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