Bills Pending New York Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee

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NYS06028IntroProhibits admission of sex offenders to state operated psychiatric centers which share facilities with a children's psychiatric center.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06106IntroEstablishes a direct service professional credit and career ladder tuition assistance grant program to develop training programs and improve existing workforce development programs for the purpose of training direct support professionals and establis...
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2019-05-16
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NYS05704IntroRelates to mandatory continuing education for teachers relating to mental health issues.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05633IntroRelates to the protection of people with special needs regarding controlled substances and medical marihuana.
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2019-05-09
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NYS05477IntroRelates to telepsychiatry and requires a study, report and recommendations regarding geriatric social isolation.
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2019-05-02
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NYS02028IntroRelates to the placement of registered sex offenders by the office for people with developmental disabilities; provides that registered sex offenders with developmental disabilities shall be placed only in residential placements specifically designat...
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2019-04-08
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NYS04998IntroRelates to restraint of individuals in facilities under the jurisdiction of the office of mental health.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04892IntroRelates to the training of boards of directors or trustees of certain voluntary not-for-profit facilities or corporations.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04791IntroEnacts the "minority mental health act" to establish the division of minority mental health within the office of mental health; provides that such division shall be responsible for assuring that mental health programs and services are culturally and ...
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2019-03-25
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NYS04728IntroEnhances the assisted outpatient treatment program; eliminates the expiration and repeal of Kendra's Law.
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2019-03-22
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NYS04749IntroRequires the establishment of community housing waiting lists within the office of mental health service system; directs each provider of housing services in the office of mental health system to provide, on a monthly basis, the office of mental heal...
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2019-03-22
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NYS04607IntroAmends the definition of "developmental disability" to include an inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of the disability.
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2019-03-15
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NYS04563IntroEstablishes a program of tiered eligibility for services offered by the office for people with developmental disabilities for persons with learning disabilities and other complex neurological impairments.
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2019-03-14
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NYS04567IntroRelates to authorizing certain legislators and clergymen and ministers to visit sex offender civil confinement facilities.
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2019-03-14
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NYS04381IntroEstablishes peer crisis diversion homes; requires the commissioner to establish or contract for no less than six peer crisis diversion homes within one year.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04218IntroEstablishes a state crisis intervention demonstration program and a crisis intervention team training fund.
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2019-03-05
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NYS04204IntroProvides legal assistance to youth ordered by the court into the custody of the office of children and family services and placed or committed to a state operated juvenile detention center.
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2019-03-04
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NYS04126IntroRelates to establishing a crisis intervention team training demonstration program in a city with a population of one million or more; establishes a crisis intervention team training program advisory committee and crisis intervention team training fun...
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2019-03-01
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NYS04015IntroRequires video cameras to be placed on the entrances/exits of all facilities run by the office for people with developmental disabilities.
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2019-02-25
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NYS03765IntroRequires the development of guidelines and procedures by the office of mental health to help avert retraumatization of victims of sexual offenses in a behavioral health outpatient setting.
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2019-02-13
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NYS03742IntroRelates to the definition of autism.
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2019-02-13
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NYS03150IntroRequires the justice center to establish procedures for when to report incidents which include suspicious and unexplained injuries including broken bones, hematomas, open wounds beyond minor first aid, black eyes, swollen noses, extreme and questiona...
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2019-02-04
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NYS03199IntroEstablishes the child psychiatry access project; provides that the office of mental hygiene shall establish regional child psychiatry access projects across the state to provide primary care providers with timely access to child psychiatry consultati...
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2019-02-04
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NYS03143IntroEnacts the "employment first choice act" to ensure that an individual with developmental disabilities in a nonintegrated setting shall have the right to remain in such a setting under certain circumstances.
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2019-02-04
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NYS03076IntroAllows the court to waive some or all of the requirements of the annual report, or impose additional requirements, which guardians for personal needs or property management are obliged to file annually.
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2019-02-01
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NYS02530IntroProvides that a sponsoring agency shall give notice to persons owning property within 500 feet of a proposed site of a community residential facility and requires hearings to include evaluation of alternative sites; gives the municipality additional ...
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2019-01-28
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NYS02632IntroDirects the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to deny employment or volunteer applications based on a criminal history report for such applicant.
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2019-01-28
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NYS02444IntroRequires the office for people with developmental disabilities to submit an updated waitlist and placement report to the senate and assembly.
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2019-01-24
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NYS02441IntroIncreases the frequency that visitation or inspections of facilities operated or licensed by the office for people with developmental disabilities must be made each year.
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2019-01-24
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NYS02372IntroImposes a duty to protect upon mental health practitioners; requires reasonable efforts to modify aspects of treatment in order to reduce or eliminate the risk of harm, initiating procedures for hospitalization, notifying the intended victim or victi...
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2019-01-24
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NYS01823IntroRequires providers of residential services to developmentally disabled children to have surveillance cameras in the common areas of their residential facilities.
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2019-01-16
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NYS01647IntroRelates to a training program for firefighters, police officers and emergency medical services personnel on handling emergency situations involving individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
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2019-01-15
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NYS01333IntroAuthorizes the governor and lieutenant-governor, commissioner of general services, secretary of state, comptroller and attorney-general, members of the legislature and any employee of the inmate-patient facility as requested by the member of the legi...
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2019-01-14
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NYS01218IntroProvides for fees for services rendered to patients in state inpatient facilities pursuant to court orders to be paid by the county in which the court is located for the first thirty days.
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2019-01-11
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NYS00976IntroProvides for the emergency or involuntary admission of persons with mental illness when there is a risk of serious physical harm or serious psychiatric harm.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00197IntroRequires health care practitioners to provide a written or an alternative format of up to date and evidence based information on Down syndrome to pregnant women and parents of infants who test positive for Down syndrome.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00718IntroRelates to notice of transfer of sex offender to community program or residence.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00619IntroCreates "Robin's law"; relates to mental health and chemical dependence outpatient treatment of sex offenders; requires the development of guidelines and procedures for outpatient group settings.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00372IntroRelates to establishing a crisis intervention demonstration program.
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2019-01-09
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NYS00290IntroEstablishes the housing opportunities for people to empower excellence and equity (HOPE) trust fund to provide access to rental housing; to facilitate the construction, renovation and rehabilitation of facilities to provide additional residential opp...
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2019-01-09
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