senate Bill S5825

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of mental health to issue a review and report regarding certain facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Feb 28, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 17, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 16, 2022 1st report cal.531
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.1173
Mar 19, 2021 referred to mental health

Votes

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Feb 16, 2022 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5825
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: Feb 16, 2022

May 19, 2021 - Mental Health committee Vote

S5825
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

S5825 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5.05, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7889
2017-2018: S1901
2019-2020: S2384

S5825 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of mental health to review all proposals by an agency to provide new services at a new facility, expand the size of existing facilities or change the type of services that are provided at facilities within a city of one million or more; provides a definition for the types of facilities subject to such review; directs the commissioner of mental health to issue a report regarding such review.

S5825 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5825 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5825
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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  directing  the
   commissioner  of  mental health to issue a review and report regarding
   certain facilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 5.05 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision (f) to read as follows:
   (F)  (1)  THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE OFFICE
 FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THE OFFICE  OF  ADDICTION
 SERVICES  AND  SUPPORTS SHALL, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
 THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS  SERVICES  AND  THE  CHAIR  AND
 CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFICER OF THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY, REVIEW
 AND ISSUE A REPORT CONCERNING ALL PROPOSALS BY AN AGENCY REQUESTING TO:
   A. ENTER INTO CONTRACT OR SIMILAR AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE SERVICES  AT  A
 NEW LOCATION AS A SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITY; AND
   B.  TO EXPAND THE SIZE AND/OR CHANGE THE TYPE OF SERVICES OFFERED OF A
 SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITY, WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
 OR MORE.
   (2) THE REVIEW AND  REPORT  SHALL  FOCUS  ON  THE  FOLLOWING  FACTORS,
 INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION:
   A. THE PROPOSED IMPACT IN THE AFFECTED COMMUNITY.
   B.  THE CURRENT LEVEL AND CONCENTRATION OF ALL SOCIAL SERVICES FACILI-
 TIES IN THE AFFECTED AREA.
   C. THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT THEREOF; AND SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS,  MODIFICA-
 TION AND OBJECTIONS AS EXPRESSED BY THE AFFECTED COMMUNITY.
   (3)  FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A "SOCIAL SERVICES FACILITY"
 SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
   A. ACS PLACEMENT FACILITIES. "ACS PLACEMENT FACILITIES" MEANS  FACILI-
 TIES,  CERTIFIED  BY  THE  NEW  YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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