Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 26, 2023||
referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
|Mar 13, 2023||
advanced to third reading
|Mar 09, 2023||
2nd report cal.
|Mar 08, 2023||
1st report cal.456
|Feb 23, 2023||
referred to alcoholism and substance use disorders
Senate Bill S5163
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S5163 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Alcoholism And Drug Abuse
- Law Section:
- Mental Hygiene Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
2023-S5163 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5163 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to designating services to be provided by a jail-based substance use disorder treat- ment, peer led recovery support services, and transition services program as essential medical care services PURPOSE: To ensure incarcerated individuals with substance use disorder are able to receive the care needed to recover from substance use disorder and successfully prepare for their reintegration back into the community. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 19.18c of the mental hygiene law to designate services provided by a jail-based substance use disorder treatment, peer led recovery support services, and transition services program to be essential medical services.
2023-S5163 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5163 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Substance Use Disorders AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to designating services to be provided by a jail-based substance use disorder treat- ment, peer led recovery support services, and transition services program as essential medical care services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 19.18-c of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED BY A JAIL-BASED SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER TREATMENT, PEER LED RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES, AND TRANSITION SERVICES PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED ESSENTIAL MEDICAL CARE SERVICES. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04094-01-3
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