S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 25, 2013
Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to duties of provid-
ers of services for the developmentally disabled
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 31.11 of the mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
6. PROVIDING AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION AT A HOSPITAL, URGENT
CARE OR SIMILAR INSTITUTION WHENEVER AN ALLEGATION OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT
OF A CHILD OR ADULT UNDER SUCH CARE IS REPORTED.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.