senate Bill S7349

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the construction of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the privacy of individuals

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Aug 27, 2021 referred to rules

S7349 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8386
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.29, Ment Hyg L

S7349 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the construction of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the privacy of individuals while bathing, sleeping, using restrooms and receiving individual counseling services, while also allowing for maximization of the use of such facility.

S7349 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7349 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7349
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  construction
   of facilities for chemical dependence services that promote the priva-
   cy of individuals

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (b) of section 32.29 of the mental hygiene law,
 as added by chapter 558 of the laws of  1999,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (b) The construction of a facility shall require the prior approval of
 such  commissioner if the provider of services seeking to engage in such
 construction  receives  funding  from  the  office  of  [alcoholism  and
 substance  abuse] ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS pursuant to this chap-
 ter and/or seeks a funding source for such  construction  project  other
 than  from the mental health services facilities improvement program, or
 its successor agency, directly or indirectly through a  closely  related
 entity;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT SUCH FACILITIES SHALL BE DESIGNED AND
 CONSTRUCTED IN A MANNER THAT PROMOTES PRIVACY WHILE  BATHING,  SLEEPING,
 USING RESTROOMS AND RECEIVING INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SERVICES, WHILE ALSO
 ALLOWING FOR MAXIMIZATION OF THE USE OF SUCH FACILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13103-02-1


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