N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 41.09
Director


(a)

Charter governments may provide for appointment and removal of directors in a manner authorized by such governments. In all other local governments, the board shall appoint and remove the director. Salaries and allowable expenses shall be set by the appointing authority.

(b)

Each director shall be a psychiatrist or other professional person who meets standards set by the commissioner for the position. If the director is not a physician, he shall not have the power to conduct examinations authorized to be conducted by an examining physician or by a director of community services pursuant to this chapter but he shall designate an examining physician who shall be empowered to conduct such examinations on behalf of such director. A director need not reside in the area to be served. The director shall be a full-time employee except in cases where the commissioner has expressly waived the requirement.

Source: Section 41.09 — Director, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/41.­09 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

41.01
Declaration of purpose
41.03
Definitions
41.04
Responsibilities of commissioners of the offices
41.05
Local governmental unit
41.07
Provision of services by the local governmental unit
41.09
Director
41.10
State conference of local mental hygiene directors
41.11
Composition of boards
41.13
Powers and duties of local governmental units
41.15
Approved plans and state aid
41.16
Local planning
41.17
State and local coordination
41.18
Local services plan
41.24
Study on alternative to net deficit funding
41.25
Fees
41.27
State aid procedures
41.29
Liability of local government
41.31
Publication of records
41.32
Transitional provisions for local assistance funding of federally funded demonstration projects for treatment of alcoholics
41.33
Community residences for the mentally disabled
41.34
Site selection of community residential facilities
41.35
Demonstration programs
41.36
Community residential facilities
41.37
Community residence and residential treatment facility for children and youth development grants
41.38
Rental and mortgage payments of community residential facilities for the mentally ill
41.39
Vocational programs
41.40
Small community residential facilities
41.40*2
Respite services
41.41
Rights of persons with developmental disabilities
41.42
Family support programs
41.43
Family support services
41.44
Community residential services for the mentally ill
41.45
Development grants for residential care centers for adults
41.46
Disclosure by members, officers and employees
41.47
Community support services program
41.48
Real property acquisition options
41.49
Adolescent suicide prevention program
41.49*2
Community based mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed children
41.50
Development grants for comprehensive psychiatric emergency programs
41.51
State aid for costs of comprehensive psychiatric emergency programs
41.52
Community residential services for alcoholism
41.53
Community residence development grants for alcoholism services
41.54
Roles and responsibilities of certain board members
41.54*2
Employee assistance programs
41.55
Community mental health support and workforce reinvestment program
41.57
Compulsive gambling education and treatment program

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 41.09’s source at nysenate​.gov

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