senate Bill S6274B

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program to create an assistance hotline for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex behavioral needs

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Current Bill Status Via A7357 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 23, 2022 tabled
vetoed memo.56
Nov 22, 2022 delivered to governor
May 31, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1535
substituted for s6274b
May 31, 2022 substituted by a7357a
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1535
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 14, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to disabilities
May 12, 2021 print number 6274b
May 12, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 10, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 05, 2021 print number 6274a
May 05, 2021 amend and recommit to disabilities
Apr 20, 2021 referred to disabilities

Votes

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May 25, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S6274B
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 14, 2022 - Disabilities committee Vote

S6274B
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Disabilities Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2022

May 10, 2021 - Disabilities committee Vote

S6274A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

S6274 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7357
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.17, Ment Hyg L

S6274 - Summary

Establishes a pilot program to create an assistance hotline for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex behavioral needs.

S6274 - Sponsor Memo

S6274 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6274
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation  to  establishing  a
   pilot  program  to  create  a non-crisis, quick assistance hotline for
   individuals with  both  intellectual  and  developmental  disabilities
   and/or complex behavioral needs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 13.17 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
   (E)  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM TO
 CREATE A NON-CRISIS,  QUICK  ASSISTANCE  HOTLINE  FOR  INDIVIDUALS  WITH
 INTELLECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES AND/OR COMPLEX BEHAVIORAL
 NEEDS. SUCH PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE.
   2. THE QUICK ASSISTANCE HOTLINE SHALL BE ACCESSIBLE  VIA  A  TOLL-FREE
 PHONE NUMBER THAT OPERATES TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
   3. THE OFFICE SHALL RECRUIT AND HIRE COUNSELORS TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH
 PROGRAM.  INDIVIDUALS  WITH  INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
 SHALL BE ABLE TO CALL THE HOTLINE AND DESCRIBE ANY  PROBLEMS  OR  ISSUES
 THEY ARE HAVING TO A COUNSELOR, AND SUCH COUNSELOR SHALL THEN BE ABLE TO
 PROVIDE  NECESSARY  HELP,  GUIDANCE,  REFERRAL  TO SERVICES, AND GENERAL
 INFORMATION.
   4. THE HOTLINE SHALL BE  ACCESSIBLE  IN  UP  TO  ONE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY
 LANGUAGES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10797-01-1


S6274A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7357
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.17, Ment Hyg L

S6274A - Summary

Establishes a pilot program to create an assistance hotline for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex behavioral needs.

S6274A - Sponsor Memo

S6274A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6274--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a
   pilot program to create a non-crisis,  quick  assistance  hotline  for
   individuals  with  both  intellectual  and  developmental disabilities
   and/or complex behavioral needs
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  13.17  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
   (E) 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM  TO
 CREATE  A  NON-CRISIS,  QUICK  ASSISTANCE  HOTLINE  FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH
 INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES  AND/OR  COMPLEX  BEHAVIORAL
 NEEDS. SUCH PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE.
   2.  THE  QUICK  ASSISTANCE HOTLINE SHALL BE ACCESSIBLE VIA A TOLL-FREE
 PHONE NUMBER THAT OPERATES TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
   3. THE OFFICE SHALL RECRUIT AND HIRE COUNSELORS TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH
 PROGRAM. INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES
 SHALL  BE  ABLE  TO CALL THE HOTLINE AND DESCRIBE ANY PROBLEMS OR ISSUES
 THEY ARE HAVING TO A COUNSELOR, AND SUCH COUNSELOR SHALL THEN BE ABLE TO
 PROVIDE NECESSARY HELP, GUIDANCE,  REFERRAL  TO  SERVICES,  AND  GENERAL
 INFORMATION.
   4.  THE HOTLINE SHALL BE ACCESSIBLE IN ENGLISH AND THE SIX MOST COMMON
 NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGES SPOKEN BY INDIVIDUALS WITH LIMITED-ENGLISH  PROFI-
 CIENCY IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, BASED ON UNITED STATES CENSUS DATA.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10797-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S6274B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7357
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.17, Ment Hyg L

S6274B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a pilot program to create an assistance hotline for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex behavioral needs.

S6274B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6274B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6274--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee and
   committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation  to  establishing  a
   pilot  program  to  create  an assistance hotline for individuals with
   intellectual and developmental  disabilities  and  complex  behavioral
   needs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 13.17 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
   (E)  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND ADMINISTER A THREE-YEAR
 PILOT PROGRAM TO CREATE  AN  ASSISTANCE  HOTLINE  FOR  INDIVIDUALS  WITH
 INTELLECTUAL  AND  DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES  AND  COMPLEX  BEHAVIORAL
 NEEDS.
   2. THE ASSISTANCE HOTLINE SHALL BE ACCESSIBLE VIA  A  TOLL-FREE  TELE-
 PHONE  NUMBER  AND VIDEO RELAY SERVICE OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBLE TO
 INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING OR HAVE  SPEECH  DISABILITIES,
 THAT OPERATES TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
   3.  THE OFFICE SHALL RECRUIT AND TRAIN EMPLOYEES TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS
 WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND COMPLEX  BEHAVIORAL
 HEALTH NEEDS WITH ACCESS TO SERVICES OFFERED BY THE OFFICE.  INDIVIDUALS
 WITH  INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND COMPLEX BEHAVIORAL
 HEALTH NEEDS, OR THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF SUCH  INDIVIDUALS,  MAY  CALL
 THE  HOTLINE  TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE WITH ACCESS TO SERVICES, REFERRAL TO
 SERVICES, AND GENERAL INFORMATION ON SERVICES OFFERED BY THE OFFICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10797-05-1

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