NY A03402 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-27 - reported referred to ways and means
Pending: Assembly Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that moneys awarded as damages or obtained by judgment or settlement as a result of a cause of action commenced against officers or employees of the office of mental health shall not be considered assets for purposes of determining whether or not there exists an inability to pay for services; provides that such moneys shall not be seized, offset or otherwise attached for the purposes of paying fees for services rendered by the department of mental hygiene.

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Title

Provides that moneys awarded as damages or obtained by judgment or settlement as a result of a cause of action commenced against officers or employees of the office of mental health shall not be considered assets for purposes of determining whether or not there exists an inability to pay for services; provides that such moneys shall not be seized, offset or otherwise attached for the purposes of paying fees for services rendered by the department of mental hygiene.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-02-27 - Assembly - Assembly Mental Health Committee: Favorable refer to committee Ways and Means (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-27Assemblyreported referred to ways and means
2019-01-29Assemblyreferred to mental health

Same As/Similar To

S04255 (Same As) 2019-03-05 - REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

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Bill Comments

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