N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 33.01
Protection of patients’ rights

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be deprived of any civil right, if in all other respects qualified and eligible, solely by reason of receipt of services for a mental disability nor shall the receipt of such services modify or vary any civil right of any such person, including but not limited to civil service ranking and appointment, the right to register for and to vote at elections, or rights relating to the granting, forfeiture, or denial of a license, permit, privilege, or benefit pursuant to any law.

Source: Section 33.01 — Protection of patients' rights, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/33.­01 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 33.01’s source at nysenate​.gov

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