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S06406 Summary:

BILL NOS06406A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A07564-B
 
SPONSORSEPULVEDA
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 7.07, Ment Hyg L
 
Relates to requiring a written report on plans and programs related to the prevention of suicide.
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S06406 Actions:

BILL NOS06406A
 
06/07/2019REFERRED TO RULES
06/13/2019AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO RULES
06/13/2019PRINT NUMBER 6406A
06/17/2019ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1459
06/17/2019SUBSTITUTED BY A7564B
 A07564 AMEND=B Fernandez
 05/09/2019referred to mental health
 06/04/2019reported referred to rules
 06/06/2019amend and recommit to rules 7564a
 06/07/2019amend and recommit to rules 7564b
 06/12/2019reported
 06/12/2019rules report cal.176
 06/12/2019ordered to third reading rules cal.176
 06/17/2019passed assembly
 06/17/2019delivered to senate
 06/17/2019REFERRED TO RULES
 06/17/2019SUBSTITUTED FOR S6406A
 06/17/20193RD READING CAL.1459
 06/17/2019PASSED SENATE
 06/17/2019RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
 12/06/2019delivered to governor
 12/12/2019signed chap.626
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S06406 Memo:

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S06406 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         6406--A
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      June 7, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules -- committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring a writ-
          ten report on plans and programs related to the prevention of suicide
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Subdivision (g) of section 7.07 of the mental hygiene law,
     2  as added by chapter 381 of the laws of  2018,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    (g)  The  office  of  mental  health shall have the responsibility for
     5  assuring the development of plans, programs, and services in  the  areas
     6  of  research  and prevention of suicide, to reduce suicidal behavior and
     7  suicide through consultation, training, implementation of evidence-based
     8  practices, and use of suicide surveillance data. Such  plans,  programs,
     9  and  services  shall  consider the unique needs of differing demographic
    10  groups and the impact of gender, race and ethnicity,  and  cultural  and
    11  language needs. Such plans, programs, and services shall be developed in
    12  cooperation  with  other  agencies  and  departments of the state, local
    13  governments, community organizations and entities,  or  other  organiza-
    14  tions  and  individuals.   The office shall prepare and submit a written
    15  report to the governor, the speaker of the assembly, and temporary pres-
    16  ident of the senate that sets forth the progress of the  office  in  the
    17  development of such plans, programs, and services by December first, two
    18  thousand nineteen, and biennially thereafter. In addition to delineating
    19  the  progress the office has made, such report shall also include infor-
    20  mation on specific suicide prevention services and  program  initiatives
    21  developed  and  implemented  to  address the needs of high risk minority
    22  groups or special populations, including but not limited to  latina  and
    23  latino  adolescents, black youth, individuals residing in rural communi-
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11447-04-9

        S. 6406--A                          2
 
     1  ties, veterans, members of the lesbian, gay,  bisexual  and  transgender
     2  community,  and  any  other group deemed high risk or underserved by the
     3  office.
     4    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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