N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 19.19
Personnel of the office


(a)

The commissioner shall, within the amounts appropriated therefor, appoint and remove in accordance with law and applicable rules of the state civil service commission, such officers and employees of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, and facility officers and employees as are necessary for efficient administration.

(b)

The director of a facility or institute in the office shall have professional qualifications and experience to be prescribed by the commissioner.

(c)

The use of volunteers by the office shall be encouraged. The commissioner may establish regulations governing such volunteer services for functions of the office.

(d)

Where, and to the extent that, an agreement between the state and an employee organization entered into pursuant to article fourteen of the civil service law so provides, the commissioner is authorized to implement the provisions of such agreement relating to discipline consistent with the terms thereof.

Source: Section 19.19 — Personnel of the office, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/19.­19 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

19.01
Declaration of policy
19.03
Definitions
19.06
Advisory council on underage alcohol consumption and youth substance abuse
19.07
Office of alcoholism and substance abuse services
19.09
Powers of the office and commissioner
19.10
Status of facilities
19.11
Organization and administration of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services and its facilities
19.13
Local services
19.14
Civil actions against certain officers and employees of the office
19.15
Programs of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services
19.16
Methadone Registry
19.17
Programs, services, and operation of facilities in the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services
19.18
Opioid addiction treatment and hospital diversion demonstration program
19.18‑B
Certified peer recovery advocate services program
19.18‑C
Corrections-based substance use disorder treatment and transition services
19.19
Personnel of the office
19.20
Review of criminal history information concerning certain prospective employees and volunteers
19.20‑A
Review of criminal history information concerning prospective providers, operators and individuals seeking to be credentialed by the office
19.21
Programs, services, and operation of facilities certified or licensed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services
19.23
Education and training
19.25
Alcohol awareness program
19.27
Methamphetamine awareness and education program
19.28
Receipt and disbursement of federal funds
19.29
Gifts
19.31
Medication assisted treatment training requirement
19.35
Actions against persons rendering professional services at the request of the office
19.40
Provision of chemical dependence services
19.41
Facilities
19.42
Medical advisory panel
19.43
Retaliatory personnel actions
19.45
Substance use disorder education and recovery grants
19.45*2
The council for treatment equity

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 19.19’s source at nysenate​.gov

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