senate Bill S6194

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2021 committee discharged and committed to mental health
Apr 14, 2021 referred to local government

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S6194 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7177
Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6-B §§340 - 344, County L

S6194 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system; provides crisis intervention services and crisis care coordination to individuals accessing the 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; provides mobile crisis teams; imposes fees on mobile services or IP-enabled voice services.

S6194 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6194 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6194
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to  amend  the  county  law,  in  relation  to  a  9-8-8  suicide
   prevention and mental health crisis hotline system
 
   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
 the "9-8-8 Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Act".
   §  2. The county law is amended by adding a new article 6-B to read as
 follows:
                                ARTICLE 6-B
           9-8-8 SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS ACT
 SECTION 340. DEFINITIONS.
         341. 9-8-8 SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH  CRISIS  HOTLINE
                SYSTEM.
         342. MOBILE CRISIS TEAMS.
         343. ESTABLISHMENT OF FEES FOR SYSTEM COSTS.
         344. APPLICATION; LIMITATIONS; EXEMPTIONS.
   § 340. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND
 PHRASES  SHALL  HAVE  THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS UNLESS THE SPECIFIC CONTEXT
 CLEARLY INDICATES OTHERWISE:
   1. "9-8-8" MEANS THE THREE DIGIT PHONE NUMBER DESIGNATED BY THE FEDER-
 AL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF  CONNECTING  INDIVIDUALS
 EXPERIENCING  A  MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS WITH SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL
 HEALTH CRISIS COUNSELORS, MOBILE CRISIS TEAMS, AND CRISIS RECEIVING  AND
 STABILIZATION  SERVICES  AND OTHER MENTAL HEALTH CRISES SERVICES THROUGH
 THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE.
   2. "9-8-8 CRISIS HOTLINE CENTER" MEANS A STATE-IDENTIFIED  AND  FUNDED
 CENTER PARTICIPATING IN THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE NETWORK
 TO RESPOND TO STATEWIDE OR REGIONAL 9-8-8 CALLS.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10757-04-1

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