NY A03446 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-29 - referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Pending: Assembly Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that when there is an involuntary admittance to an in-patient facility, the person's or the person's guardian's choice of facility shall be respected as long as it is appropriate; provided, however, such choice shall be subject to the facility's ability to provide the person's necessary level of care and the availability of space.

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Title

Provides that when there is an involuntary admittance to an in-patient facility, the person's or the person's guardian's choice of facility shall be respected as long as it is appropriate; provided, however, such choice shall be subject to the facility's ability to provide the person's necessary level of care and the availability of space.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-29Assemblyreferred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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