senate Bill S8057A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides outreach services to make certain stakeholders aware of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 8057a
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.550
Jan 21, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S8057
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

S8057 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9344
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33.27, Ment Hyg L

S8057 - Summary

Provides outreach services to make certain stakeholders aware of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program.

S8057 - Sponsor Memo

S8057 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8057
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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 expanding the
   scope of the CHAMP program to include representation for  other  agen-
   cies whose populations are impacted

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 33.27 of the mental hygiene law,
 as added by section 1 of part FF of chapter 57 of the laws of  2018,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a)  There  is  hereby  established  the  office  of  the  independent
 substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program that will  be
 operated  or  selected by the office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]
 ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS, in  consultation  with  the  office  of
 mental  health for the purpose of assisting individuals with a substance
 use disorder and/or mental illness to ensure that they receive appropri-
 ate health insurance coverage.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  INCLUDE  REPRESEN-
 TATIVES   FROM  VARIOUS  AGENCIES  WHOSE  POPULATIONS  ARE  IMPACTED  BY
 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER AND/OR MENTAL ILLNESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT  LIMITED
 TO THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES, THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVEL-
 OPMENTAL  DISABILITIES,  THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THE
 DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, OR PROVIDERS CONTRACTED BY SUCH  AGENCIES  TO
 PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE IMPACTED POPULATIONS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14401-01-2


S8057A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9344
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §33.27, Ment Hyg L

S8057A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides outreach services to make certain stakeholders aware of the independent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program.

S8057A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8057A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8057--A
     Cal. No. 550
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law,  in relation to providing
   outreach services to make certain stakeholders aware of the  independ-
   ent substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 33.27 of the mental hygiene law,
 as added by section 1 of part FF of chapter 57 of the laws of  2018,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a)  There  is  hereby  established  the  office  of  the  independent
 substance use disorder and mental health ombudsman program that will  be
 operated  or  selected by the office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]
 ADDICTION services AND SUPPORTS, in  consultation  with  the  office  of
 mental  health for the purpose of assisting individuals with a substance
 use disorder and/or mental illness to ensure that they receive appropri-
 ate health insurance coverage. THE  OFFICE  OF  ADDICTION  SERVICES  AND
 SUPPORTS  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH SHALL PROVIDE
 ANNUAL OUTREACH SERVICES TO OTHER STATE AND  LOCAL  ENTITIES,  INCLUDING
 BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES, THE OFFICE FOR
 PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMI-
 LY SERVICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, OR PROVIDERS  CONTRACTED  BY
 SUCH  AGENCIES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE IMPACTED POPULATIONS TO MAKE
 THEM AWARE OF THE INDEPENDENT SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER AND  MENTAL  HEALTH
 OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM AND THE ASSISTANCE THEY PROVIDE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14401-03-2

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