senate Bill S5648

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the office of mental health to establish a training program for the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to mental health
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1172
Mar 15, 2021 referred to mental health

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5648
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

S5648 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7.17, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5367
2019-2020: S5046

S5648 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of mental health to establish a training program for the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder for military veterans; the program shall include a component on military culture competency and shall be intended for the training of mental health providers and mental health clinicians; certification of the completion of the program may be provided to participants through the office.

S5648 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5648 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5648
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 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, in relation to a program for the
   diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 7.17 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision (g) to read as follows:
   (G)  THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN COOPERATION WITH ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY OR
 RELEVANT STAKEHOLDER SHALL DEVELOP A TRAINING PROGRAM TO  BE  POSTED  ON
 THE  OFFICE'S  WEBSITE FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF POST-TRAUMATIC
 STRESS DISORDER FOR MILITARY  VETERANS.  THE  PROGRAM  SHALL  INCLUDE  A
 COMPONENT  ON  MILITARY CULTURE COMPETENCY AND SHALL BE INTENDED FOR THE
 TRAINING OF  MENTAL  HEALTH  PROVIDERS  AND  MENTAL  HEALTH  CLINICIANS.
 CERTIFICATION  OF  THE  COMPLETION  OF  THE  PROGRAM  MAY BE PROVIDED TO
 PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE OFFICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10172-01-1


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