senate Bill S4814

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing state and regional councils and regional response units for mental health emergencies

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee


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Feb 12, 2021 referred to mental health

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S4814 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4697
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§3033, 3034 & 3035, Pub Health L; amd §328, County L; amd §9.41, Ment Hyg L

S4814 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing state and regional councils and regional response units for mental health emergencies; relates to certain powers of peace officers and police officers handling mental health emergencies.

S4814 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4814 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4814
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing a New
   York state mental health  response  council,  regional  mental  health
   response councils and mental health response units; to amend the coun-
   ty  law,  in  relation  to incorporation of recommendations by the New
   York state mental health response council for public safety  answering
   points;  and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to powers of
   certain peace officers and  police  officers  handling  mental  health
   emergencies
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 "Daniel's law".
   §  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3033 to
 read as follows:
   § 3033. STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL. 1. FOR THE  PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  THE  "STATE  COUNCIL"  MEANS  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE MENTAL HEALTH
 RESPONSE COUNCIL CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
   (B) "REGIONAL COUNCIL" SHALL MEAN A REGIONAL  MENTAL  HEALTH  RESPONSE
 COUNCIL  CREATED  PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND THIRTY-FOUR OF THIS
 ARTICLE.
   (C) "REGIONAL STATE COMMISSIONER" MEANS A MEMBER OF THE STATE  COUNCIL
 APPOINTED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   (D)  "MENTAL  HEALTH  RESPONSE UNIT" SHALL MEAN MENTAL HEALTH RESPONSE
 UNITS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND THIRTY-FIVE OF THIS
 ARTICLE.
   2. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN THE DEPARTMENT THE NEW YORK STATE MENTAL
 HEALTH RESPONSE COUNCIL. THE STATE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF  THREE  NON-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09400-01-1

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