senate Bill S679A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.798
substituted for a1927a
Feb 01, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
amended 679a
Jan 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2021 1st report cal.90
Jan 06, 2021 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S679
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S679 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1927
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8150
2019-2020: S5440, A692

S679 - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

S679 - Sponsor Memo

S679 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    679
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a
   council for treatment equity within the office of  addiction  services
   and supports
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 19.45 to read as follows:
 § 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
   1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY CREATED
 PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
 ANY ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART-TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS  NECESSARY
 TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
 THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   (C)  "VULNERABLE  POPULATIONS"  SHALL  MEAN THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
 AL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS,  AGE,  SOCIOECONOMIC
 STATUS  AND/OR  ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON TO EXPERIENCE
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
   (D) "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES  WHERE
 THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
 AN  AGENCY,  CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE
 DISORDER SERVICES WHERE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION OF SAID AREA  IS  FORTY
 PERCENT OR MORE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00661-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S679A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1927
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8150
2019-2020: S5440, A692

S679A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports.

S679A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S679A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  679--A
     Cal. No. 90
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HARCKHAM,  HINCHEY, MAY -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcohol-
   ism and Substance Abuse -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
   ordered  to first and second report, amended on second report, ordered
   to a third reading, and to be  reprinted  as  amended,  retaining  its
   place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing a
   council for treatment equity within the office of  addiction  services
   and supports
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
 19.45 to read as follows:
 § 19.45 THE COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY.
   1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  COUNCIL FOR TREATMENT EQUITY CREATED
 PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF A FULL TIME DIRECTOR AND
 ANY ADDITIONAL FULL OR PART-TIME STAFF THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS  NECESSARY
 TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   (B) "TREATMENT EQUITY ADVISORY BOARD" SHALL MEAN THE ADVISORY BOARD TO
 THE COUNCIL, CREATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   (C)  "VULNERABLE  POPULATIONS"  SHALL  MEAN THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
 AL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY STATUS,  AGE,  SOCIOECONOMIC
 STATUS  AND/OR  ANY OTHER STATUS WHICH HAS CAUSED A PERSON TO EXPERIENCE
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES.
   (D) "RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AREAS" SHALL MEAN COUNTIES  WHERE
 THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IS FORTY PERCENT OR MORE OR THE SERVICE AREA OF
 AN  AGENCY,  CORPORATION, FACILITY OR INDIVIDUAL PROVIDING SUBSTANCE USE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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