senate Bill S5084

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of addiction and mental health services

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.911
Mar 08, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 03, 2021 print number 5084b
Mar 03, 2021 amend and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Feb 24, 2021 print number 5084a
Feb 24, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Feb 23, 2021 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S5084B
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 8, 2021 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S5084B
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2021

aye wr (2)

S5084 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 5.01, 5.03, 5.05, 7.01 & 19.01, add §§5.01-a & 5.01-b, Ment Hyg L

S5084 - Summary

Establishes the office of mental health, addiction and wellness.

S5084 - Sponsor Memo

S5084 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5084
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental hygiene law, in relation to creating the
   office of addiction and mental health services

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  2  and  2-a  of  section 1.03 of the mental
 hygiene law, subdivision 2 as amended and subdivision 2-a  as  added  by
 chapter 281 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   2.  ["Commissioner"  means the commissioner of mental health] "COMMIS-
 SIONER" MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH  SERVICES,
 AND the commissioner of developmental disabilities [and the commissioner
 of  addiction  services and supports] as used in this chapter. Any power
 or duty heretofore assigned to the commissioner of mental hygiene or  to
 the department of mental hygiene pursuant to this chapter shall hereaft-
 er  be  assigned  to  the  commissioner  of  ADDICTION AND mental health
 SERVICES in the case of facilities, programs, or services  for  individ-
 uals with mental illness, to the commissioner of developmental disabili-
 ties  in  the  case of facilities, programs, or services for individuals
 with developmental disabilities, to the commissioner  of  addiction  AND
 MENTAL  HEALTH  services  [and  supports]  in  the  case  of facilities,
 programs,  or  addiction  disorder  services  in  accordance  with   the
 provisions of titles D and E of this chapter.
   2-a.  Notwithstanding  any  other section of law or regulation, on and
 after the effective date of this subdivision, any and all references  to
 the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and the predeces-
 sor agencies to the office of alcoholism and  substance  abuse  services
 including  the division of alcoholism and alcohol abuse and the division
 of substance abuse services AND ALL REFERENCES TO THE OFFICE  OF  MENTAL
 HEALTH,  shall  be  known  as the "office of addiction AND MENTAL HEALTH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S5084A - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 5.01, 5.03, 5.05, 7.01 & 19.01, add §§5.01-a & 5.01-b, Ment Hyg L

S5084A - Summary

Establishes the office of mental health, addiction and wellness.

S5084A - Sponsor Memo

S5084A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5084--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  creating  the
   office of mental health, addiction and wellness
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and  2-a  of  section  1.03  of  the  mental
 hygiene  law,  subdivision  2 as amended and subdivision 2-a as added by
 chapter 281 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   2. ["Commissioner" means the commissioner of mental  health]  "COMMIS-
 SIONER"  MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, ADDICTION AND
 WELLNESS, the commissioner of developmental disabilities and the commis-
 sioner of addiction services and supports as used in this  chapter.  Any
 power  or duty heretofore assigned to the commissioner of mental hygiene
 or to the department of mental hygiene pursuant to  this  chapter  shall
 hereafter  be  assigned  to the commissioner of mental health, ADDICTION
 AND WELLNESS in the case of facilities, programs, or services for  indi-
 viduals  with mental illness, to the commissioner of developmental disa-
 bilities in the case of facilities, programs, or services  for  individ-
 uals  with developmental disabilities, to the commissioner of [addiction
 services and supports] MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION AND WELLNESS in the case
 of facilities, programs, or addiction disorder  services  in  accordance
 with the provisions of titles D and E of this chapter.
   2-a.  Notwithstanding  any  other section of law or regulation, on and
 after the effective date of this subdivision, any and all references  to
 the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and the predeces-
 sor agencies to the office of alcoholism and  substance  abuse  services
 including  the division of alcoholism and alcohol abuse and the division
 of substance abuse services AND ALL REFERENCES TO THE OFFICE  OF  MENTAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S5084B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.03, 5.01, 5.03, 5.05, 7.01 & 19.01, add §§5.01-a & 5.01-b, Ment Hyg L

S5084B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of mental health, addiction and wellness.

S5084B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5084B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5084--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HARCKHAM, BROUK, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcohol-
   ism and Substance Abuse -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  in  relation  to  creating  the
   office of mental health, addiction and wellness
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and  2-a  of  section  1.03  of  the  mental
 hygiene  law,  subdivision  2 as amended and subdivision 2-a as added by
 chapter 281 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   2. ["Commissioner" means the commissioner of mental  health]  "COMMIS-
 SIONER"  MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, ADDICTION AND
 WELLNESS, the commissioner of developmental disabilities and the commis-
 sioner of addiction services and supports as used in this  chapter.  Any
 power  or duty heretofore assigned to the commissioner of mental hygiene
 or to the department of mental hygiene pursuant to  this  chapter  shall
 hereafter  be  assigned  to the commissioner of mental health, ADDICTION
 AND WELLNESS in the case of facilities, programs, or services for  indi-
 viduals  with mental illness, to the commissioner of developmental disa-
 bilities in the case of facilities, programs, or services  for  individ-
 uals  with developmental disabilities, to the commissioner of [addiction
 services and supports] MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION AND WELLNESS in the case
 of facilities, programs, or addiction disorder  services  in  accordance
 with the provisions of titles D and E of this chapter.
   2-a.  Notwithstanding  any  other section of law or regulation, on and
 after the effective date of this subdivision, any and all references  to
 the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and the predeces-
 sor agencies to the office of alcoholism and  substance  abuse  services
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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