Bill S6251-2013

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, in consultation with the state education department, to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of cooperative educational services to educate students on the dangers and consequences of problem gambling.

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Actions

  • Jul 11, 2014: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • May 20, 2014: returned to senate
  • May 20, 2014: passed assembly
  • May 6, 2014: ordered to third reading cal.612
  • May 6, 2014: substituted for a8345
  • Jan 23, 2014: referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
  • Jan 22, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jan 22, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jan 13, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.14
  • Jan 13, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jan 13, 2014
Ayes (21): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Hassell-Thompson, Krueger, Espaillat, Gianaris
Ayes W/R (2): Montgomery, Perkins
Absent (1): Parker

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6251

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law and the education law, in relation to requiring the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services in consultation with the state education department to identify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of cooperative educational services

PURPOSE: To make the agreed upon changes to chapter 551 of the laws of 2013.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends subdivision (i) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013 to remove the curriculum development provisions and instead to connect schools through SED to OASAS materials that they may use to educate students on problem gambling.

Section 2 amends subdivision 43 of section 305 of the education law, as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013 to require the department to post materials on problem gambling on their website that is to be identified or developed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services in consultation with the state education department.

Section 3 makes the act take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 551 of the laws of 2013

JUSTIFICATION: This chapter amendment is needed to remove the curriculum development provision and instead connect schools through the state education department to office of alcoholism and substance abuse services materials that schools may use to educate students on problem gambling.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 551 of 2013.,


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6251 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law and the education law, in relation to requiring the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services in consultation with the state education department to iden- tify or develop materials on problem gambling among school-aged youth to be used by school districts and boards of cooperative educational services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (i) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: [(i)] (J) The office [of alcoholism and substance abuse services], in consultation with the state education department, shall [establish a curriculum for a course of instruction in adolescent] IDENTIFY OR DEVEL- OP MATERIALS ON problem gambling AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH which may[, at the option of any school, be provided in grades four through twelve. Such course of instruction shall include materials] BE USED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, AT THEIR OPTION, to educate students on the dangers and consequences of problem gambling[, and] AS THEY DEEM APPROPRIATE. SUCH MATERIALS shall be avail- able on the internet website of [such office] THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE SHALL PROVIDE A HYPER- LINK TO THE INTERNET PAGE OF THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT THAT DISPLAYS SUCH MATERIALS. S 2. Subdivision 43 of section 305 of the education law, as added by chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 43. The commissioner shall make available, on the department internet website, [the curriculum of the course of instruction in] MATERIALS ON [adolescent] problem gambling [established] AMONG SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH IDEN- TIFIED OR DEVELOPED BY THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT, pursuant to subdivision [(i)] (J) of section 19.07 of the mental hygiene law. S 3. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as chapter 551 of the laws of 2013, takes effect.

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