senate Bill S5100

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee

  • Introduced
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to mental health
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 23, 2021 referred to mental health


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May 19, 2021 - Mental Health committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Mental Health Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

S5100 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §41.38, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5638, A7487

S5100 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill; provides for the reimbursement to agencies for costs associated with the rental or ownership of supportive housing subject to the availability of appropriations therefor and the reasonableness of such costs.

S5100 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5100 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 23, 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 mental hygiene law, in relation to rental and  mort-
   gage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill
   Section 1. Section 41.38 of the mental  hygiene  law,  as  amended  by
 chapter 218 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
 § 41.38 Rental and mortgage payments of community residential facilities
           for the mentally ill.
   Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of  this  article,  the
 commissioner may reimburse voluntary agencies for the reasonable cost of
 rental of or the reasonable mortgage payment or the reasonable principal
 and interest payment on a loan for the purpose of financing an ownership
 interest in, and proprietary lease from, an organization formed for  the
 purpose of the cooperative ownership of real estate, together with other
 necessary  costs  associated with rental or ownership of property, for a
 community residence [or], a  residential  care  center  for  adults,  OR
 SUPPORTIVE  HOUSING  under  his  OR  HER  jurisdiction  less  any income
 received from a state or federal agency or third party insurer which  is
 specifically  intended  to  offset the cost of rental of the facility or
 housing a client at the facility OR OF THE SUPPORTIVE  HOUSING,  subject
 to  the  availability of appropriations therefor and such commissioner's
 certification  of  the  reasonableness  of  the  rental  cost,  mortgage
 payment,  principal  and  interest payment on a loan as provided in this
 section or other necessary costs associated with rental or ownership  of
 property, with the approval of the director of the budget.
   § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2022.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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