Purpose

Senate Standing Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Senator Roy McDonald, Chair
9:30 AM, Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Room 124 CAP

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Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

5716A
Refer to Finance

McDonald

An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to limiting the work week of direct care workers

5794
Refer to Finance

McDonald

An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to standardized training curriculum requirements

7400
Refer to Rules

McDonald

An act to amend the executive law, the criminal procedure law, the correction law and the public health law, in relation to establishing the justice center for the protection of people with special needs; to repeal article 45 of the mental hygiene law, relating to the state commission on quality of care and advocacy for persons with disabilities; and establishing the justice center medical review board (Part A); to amend the social services law, in relation to the protection of vulnerable persons (Part B); to amend the county law and the mental hygiene law, in relation to reports of abuse or neglect of individuals in certain facilities and programs and repealing certain provisions of the mental hygiene law relating thereto; and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to reports of abuse and mistreatment of vulnerable persons in residential care and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto (Part C); to amend the social services law, in relation to the definition of abused and maltreated child; in relation to mandatory reporting; in relation to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment and access to such register; in relation to making technical corrections relating thereto; and repealing section 412-a, and other provisions of such law relating thereto (Part D); to amend the education law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the protection of pupils in residential care from abuse, neglect and maltreatment (Part E); to amend the mental hygiene law, the executive law and the social services law, in relation to review of criminal history information concerning certain prospective providers, employees, and individuals credentialed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services (Part F); to amend the penal law, in relation to certain crimes of abuse, neglect or endangering the welfare of certain incompetent, physically disabled, or vulnerable persons (Part G); and to repeal chapter 606 of the laws of 2011, amending the mental hygiene law relating to creating an abuse prevention notification system; and to repeal chapter 6 of the laws of 2012, amending chapter 606 of the laws of 2011, amending the mental hygiene law relating to an abuse prevention notification system (Part H)