|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 25, 2022||referred to alcoholism and drug abuse|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S8244
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8244 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER: S8244 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would establish an intensive addiction recovery and mental health integrated services demonstration program for individuals with significant addiction and mental health issues who have had multiple and frequent treatment episodes SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: establishes "Topher's Law" Section 2: amends the mental hygiene law by adding section 19.18-d to
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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