senate Bill S8244

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes an intensive addiction recovery and mental health integrated services pilot program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2022 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.552
Feb 07, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S8244
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

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S8244 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8502
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19.18-d, Ment Hyg L

S8244 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an intensive addiction recovery and mental health integrated services pilot program to support two three-year demonstration programs that provide intensive addiction and mental health integrated services to individuals with significant addiction and mental health issues who have had multiple and frequent treatment episodes.

S8244 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8244 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8244
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 an
   intensive addiction recovery and  mental  health  integrated  services
   pilot  program;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
   expiration thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 "Topher's Law".
   § 2.   The mental hygiene law is  amended  by  adding  a  new  section
 19.18-d to read as follows:
 § 19.18-D INTENSIVE  ADDICTION  AND  MENTAL  HEALTH  INTEGRATED SERVICES
             PILOT PROGRAM.
   1. WITHIN THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE OFFICE, A PILOT PROGRAM  SHALL
 BE  ESTABLISHED  TO  SUPPORT  TWO THREE-YEAR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS THAT
 PROVIDE INTENSIVE ADDICTION AND MENTAL  HEALTH  INTEGRATED  SERVICES  TO
 INDIVIDUALS WITH SIGNIFICANT ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES WHO HAVE
 HAD  MULTIPLE AND FREQUENT TREATMENT EPISODES.  ONE OF THE DEMONSTRATION
 PROGRAMS SHALL BE LOCATED IN A RURAL AREA AND ONE SHALL BE LOCATED IN AN
 URBAN SETTING AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  THE SERVICES  PROVIDED
 SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING SERVICES
 FOR THE INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCING SIGNIFICANT ADDICTION AND MENTAL  HEALTH
 ISSUES  AND  THEIR FAMILY, PEER SUPPORTS, AND TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE.
 SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE PRIMARILY PROVIDED IN THE COMMUNITY  OR  HOME  OF
 SUCH INDIVIDUAL, AS CLINICALLY AND SOCIALLY NECESSITATED.
   2.  NOT LATER THAN JUNE THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, AND ANNU-
 ALLY THEREAFTER, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPO-
 RARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIR  OF
 THE  SENATE  STANDING  COMMITTEE  ON  ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE, AND THE
 CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON ALCOHOLISM  AND  DRUG  ABUSE  WITH  A
 WRITTEN EVALUATION OF THE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
 SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF THIS SECTION.  SUCH EVALUATION SHALL, AT A MINIMUM,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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