Legislative Issue Briefs
Mental Health Education Issue Brief 2015

Memorandum of Support
Tax Check off Memo in Support – S.632/A.833
AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness on personal income tax returns; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing a mental illness anti-stigma fund; and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to directing the office of mental health to provide grants to organizations dedicated to eliminating the stigma attached to mental illness and persons with mental health needs.

Supportive Housing Planning Commission Memo in Opposition – A.2553A/S.4542A
AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the location of supportive housing facilities and social services centers, and renewal of the lease or operation of such facility or center.

Justice for Our Veterans Act Memo of Support – S.5624A /A.7529A
AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing an alternative resolution program for veterans accused of certain felonies.

Prescriber Prevails Medicaid Managed Care – A.7208/S.4893
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to prescriber determination prevailing in medicaid managed care and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto.

Cemetery Names Bill Memo in Support – S.840/A.6386
AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to patients interred at state mental health hospital cemeteries.

DUR MHANYS Testimony 09172015 – Drug Utilization Review Board – September 17, 2015