A09670 Summary:

BILL NOA09670
 
SAME ASSAME AS S08978
 
SPONSORGunther
 
COSPNSRDe La Rosa
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §33.23, Ment Hyg L
 
Relates to the provision of incident reports to qualified persons and the manner of delivery of such reports.
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A09670 Actions:

BILL NOA09670
 
02/04/2020referred to mental health
02/11/2020reported referred to codes
03/03/2020reported
03/05/2020advanced to third reading cal.467
03/10/2020passed assembly
03/10/2020delivered to senate
03/10/2020REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
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A09670 Committee Votes:

MENTAL HEALTH Chair:Gunther DATE:02/11/2020AYE/NAY:11/0 Action: Favorable refer to committee Codes
GuntherAyeMillerAye
JaffeeExcusedWalshAye
RodriguezExcusedMikulinAye
BarrettAye
Jean-PierreAye
RichardsonAye
SantabarbaraAye
De La RosaAye
FernandezAye
FrontusAye

CODES Chair:Lentol DATE:03/03/2020AYE/NAY:21/0 Action: Favorable
LentolAyeMorinelloAye
SchimmingerExcusedGiglioAye
PretlowAyeMontesanoAye
CookAyePalumboAye
CymbrowitzAyeGarbarinoAye
O'DonnellAyeReillyAye
LavineAye
PerryAye
AbinantiAye
WeprinAye
MosleyAye
HevesiAye
FahyAye
SeawrightAye
RosenthalAye
WalkerAye

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A09670 Floor Votes:

DATE:03/10/2020Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 138/0
AbbateYCrespoYGalefYLiftonYPeoples-StokesYSmithY
AbinantiYCrouchYGanttYLiPetriYPerryYSmullenY
ArroyoYCruzYGarbarinoYLupardoYPheffer AmatoYSolagesY
AshbyYCusickYGiglioYMagnarelliYPichardoYStecY
AubryYCymbrowitzYGlickYMalliotakisYPretlowYSteckY
BarclayYDarlingYGoodellYManktelowYQuartYSternY
BarnwellYDavilaYGottfriedYMcDonaldYRaYStirpeY
BarrettYDe La RosaYGriffinYMcDonoughYRamosYTagueY
BarronERDenDekkerYGuntherYMcMahonYReillyYTaylorY
BenedettoYDeStefanoYHawleyYMikulinYReyesYThieleY
BichotteYDickensERHevesiYMill B YRichardsonYVanelY
BlakeYDilanYHunterYMill MGYRiveraYWalczykY
BlankenbushYDinowitzYHyndmanYMill MLYRodriguezYWalkerY
BrabenecYDiPietroYJacobsonYMontesanoERRose D ERWallaceY
BraunsteinYD'UrsoYJaffeeYMorinelloYRose L YWalshY
BronsonYEichensteinERJean-PierreYMosleyYRozicYWeinsteinER
BuchwaldYEnglebrightYJohnsYNiouYRyanYWeprinER
BurkeYEpsteinYJonesYNolanYSalkaYWilliamsY
ButtenschonYFahyYJoynerYNorrisYSantabarbaraYWoernerY
ByrneYFallYKimYO'DonnellYSayeghYWrightY
ByrnesYFernandezYKolbYOrtizYSchimmingerERZebrowskiY
CahillYFinchERLalorYOtisYSchmittYMr SpkrY
CarrollYFitzpatrickYLavineYPalmesanoYSeawrightY
ColtonYFriendYLawrenceYPalumboYSimonY
CookYFrontusYLentolYPaulinYSimotasY

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A09670 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          9670
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 4, 2020
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Mental Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  providing  inci-
          dent reports to qualified persons
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 33.23 of the mental hygiene law,
     2  as added by chapter 24 of the laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    (a)  The  director  of  a  facility,  as defined in subdivision six of
     5  section 1.03 of this chapter, shall provide telephone notice of an inci-
     6  dent involving a patient receiving care and treatment at  such  facility
     7  to a qualified person, as defined in paragraph six of subdivision (a) of
     8  section  33.16  of  this  article.  Such notice shall be provided within
     9  twenty-four hours of the  initial  report  of  such  incident.  For  the
    10  purposes  of  this  section, "incident" shall mean an accident or injury
    11  that affects the health or safety of a patient. Upon the  request  of  a
    12  qualified  person, the director shall [promptly] within ten days of such
    13  request, provide to [him or her] the qualified  person  a  copy  of  the
    14  written  incident  report,  provided that the names and other personally
    15  identifying information of patients and employees shall not be  included
    16  unless  such  patients and employees authorize disclosure[. The director
    17  of the facility shall also], offer to hold a meeting with such qualified
    18  person to further discuss the incident[. In addition, within  ten  days,
    19  the  director  of the facility shall], and provide such qualified person
    20  with a written report on the actions taken to address the incident.  The
    21  director  may offer to provide all reports to the qualified person elec-
    22  tronically.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14973-01-0
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