Mental Hygiene Law Section 82.13
(a)If any state or municipal law requires that an agency, entity, or person provide a prescribed notice to a decision-maker, and the agency, entity, or person required to provide such notice has received a supported decision-making agreement from a decision-maker that specifies that a supporter is also to receive a copy of any such notice, then the agency, entity, or person in possession of the supported decision-making agreement shall also provide the specified supporter with a copy of such notice.
(b)Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, if any state or municipal law requires that an agency, entity, or person provide a prescribed notice to a decision-maker and such notice includes protected information, including private health information or educational records protected by state or federal law, such notice shall not be provided to the specified supporter unless the supported decision-making agreement is accompanied by a release authorizing the specified supporter to obtain the protected information. * NB Effective 90 days from the date that the regulations issued in accordance with § 1 of chapter 481 of 2022 appear in the New York State Register or the date such regulations are adopted, whichever is later.
Section 82.13 — Supporter notice,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/MHY/82.13 (updated Jul. 29, 2022; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).