Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2023||
referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
|May 30, 2023||
advanced to third reading
|May 24, 2023||
2nd report cal.
|May 23, 2023||
1st report cal.1289
|May 17, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|May 05, 2023||
referred to alcoholism and substance use disorders
Senate Bill S6701
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-S6701 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6701 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6701 SPONSOR: FERNANDEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing the problem gambling advisory council PURPOSE: This bill creates a problem gambling advisory council. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section 25.04. Section two sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
2023-S6701 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6701 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 5, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- 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 establishing the problem gambling advisory council THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section 25.04 to read as follows: § 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL. (A) CREATION AND PURPOSE. THE PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL (HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE PURPOSE OF THE COUNCIL IS TO MAKE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. (B) COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF THIRTEEN MEMBERS, INCLUDING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS, THE CHAIR OF THE GAMING COMMISSION, AND ELEVEN ADDITIONAL MEMBERS: FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE; ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; AND ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT AT LEAST TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMUNITY-BASED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDERS. (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL MEET AS FREQUENTLY AS NECESSARY, BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD AT LOCATIONS DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL. ALL MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02525-01-3 S. 6701 2
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