senate Bill S7693

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2022 signed chap.4
delivered to governor
Jan 20, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.44
substituted for a8781
Jan 11, 2022 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.21
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7693
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7693
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7693 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8781
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§19.45 & 5.06, Ment Hyg L (as proposed in S.679-A & A.1927-A)

S7693 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the council for treatment equity within the office of addiction services and supports; eliminates the treatment equity advisory board; adds 4 members to the behavioral health services advisory council who have expertise in issues facing vulnerable populations.

S7693 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7693 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7693
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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  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.  Section  19.45  of  the mental hygiene law, as added by a
 chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the mental hygiene law relating  to
 establishing  a  council  for  treatment  equity  within  the  office of
 addiction services  and  supports,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills
 numbers S. 679-A and A. 1927-A, is amended 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, WITHIN THE
 OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND  SUPPORTS,  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)] (C) "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.
   [(e)] (D) "Provider of services" shall mean any  agency,  corporation,
 facility  or  individual  providing  substance  use disorder services to
 vulnerable populations.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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