MHANYS Policy Publications
Legislative Issue Briefs
September 15, 2020 – Assembly Standing Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
September 8, 2020 – Assembly Committee on Mental Health
February 7, 2019 – Budget Hearing on Mental Hygiene
October 23, 2018 – Assembly Standing Committee on Education
Memorandum of Support
All Products Clauses Memo in Support – A.252
AN ACT to amend the social services law, the public health law and the insurance law, in relation to prohibiting a provider of health care coverage from requiring providers of behavioral health services to offer all products offered by the provider of health care coverage.
Continuity in Coverage for Prescription Drugs Memo in Support – S.2849 /A.2969
Healthy Workplaces Memo in Support – S.2261 /A.7366
AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing healthy work-places.
Licensed Professionals for Camps Memo in Support – S.3834 /A.3074
AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the provision of certain professional services to children’s camps and camps for children with developmental disabilities.
Mental Health Training for School Personnel Memo in Support – S.7612 /A.9806
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring certain persons receive mental health training each year.
Parity Report Act Memo in Support – S.1156-C /A.3694-C
AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to establishing the mental health and substance use disorder parity report act.
Prescription Synchronization Memo in Support – S.4078 /A.3009
AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to synchronization of multiple prescriptions.
Segregated Confinement (HALT) Memo in Support – S.1623 /A.2500
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to restricting the use of segregated confinement and creating alternative therapeutic and rehabilitative confinement options.
Trauma Advisory Council Memo in Support – A.10629
AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing the frontline workers trauma informed care advisory council.
Medicare Part B “Crossover” Payments Memo in Opposition – Provisions of S.1507/A.2007