senate Bill S3293B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the missing vulnerable adults clearinghouse

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A676 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 25, 2011 signed chap.222
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.420
substituted for s3293b
Jun 16, 2011 substituted by a676b
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading 3293b
Jun 07, 2011 amended on third reading 3293a
May 04, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2011 1st report cal.420
Feb 15, 2011 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S3293 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A676B
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-f-1, amd §838, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2056B, A5220B

S3293 - Summary

Creates the missing vulnerable adults clearinghouse; provides for plan and implementation programs to ensure the most effective use of federal, state, and local resources in the investigation of missing vulnerable adults; disseminates a directory of resources to assist in locating missing vulnerable adults; provides for cooperation with the department of health, office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities, office for the aging, and other public and private organizations to develop education and prevention programs concerning the safety of vulnerable adults (view more) provides assistance to federal, state and local agencies in the investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults; utilizes available resources to duplicate photographs and posters of vulnerable adults reported as missing by police and disseminates this information throughout the state; provides assistance in returning missing vulnerable adults who are located out of state; develops a curriculum for the training of law enforcement personnel investigating cases involving missing vulnerable adults, including recognition and management of vulnerable adults; operates a toll-free twenty-four hour hotline for the public to use to relay information concerning missing vulnerable adults; maintains and makes available to appropriate state and local law enforcement agencies information concerning technological advances that may assist in facilitating the recovery of missing vulnerable adults; takes such other steps as necessary to assist in education, prevention, service provision, and investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults.

S3293 - Sponsor Memo

S3293 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3293

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  VALESKY  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating  the  missing
  vulnerable adults clearinghouse

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 837-ff
to read as follows:
  S 837-FF. MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS  CLEARINGHOUSE.  THERE  IS  HEREBY
ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE  DIVISION A MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS CLEARING-
HOUSE TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE AND COORDINATED APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM
OF MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "VULNERABLE ADULT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL EIGHTEEN YEARS OF  AGE
OR  OLDER  WHO  HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED BY A PHYSICIAN AS BEING VULNERABLE OR
WHO HAS BEEN DESCRIBED  AS  VULNERABLE  BY  THE  INDIVIDUAL  MAKING  THE
REPORT.
  (B)  "VULNERABLE"  SHALL  DESCRIBE A PERSON WITH ANY COGNITIVE IMPAIR-
MENT, MENTAL DISABILITY, OR BRAIN DISORDER.
  (C) "MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT ALERT" SHALL MEAN A  METHOD  TO  DISSEM-
INATE  INFORMATION  REGARDING  A MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT TO THE GENERAL
PUBLIC. SUCH ALERTS SHALL PROVIDE NO MEDICAL INFORMATION AND IN  NO  WAY
INDICATE  THAT  THE  MISSING  PERSON  IS VULNERABLE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
NOTIFICATIONS TO THE PUBLIC PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION,
THE ALERT SHALL BE TITLED "GOLD ALERT".
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO:
  (A) PLAN AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENSURE THE MOST  EFFECTIVE  USE  OF
FEDERAL,  STATE,  AND  LOCAL  RESOURCES  IN THE INVESTIGATION OF MISSING
VULNERABLE ADULTS;
  (B) DISSEMINATE A DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES TO ASSIST IN LOCATING MISSING
VULNERABLE ADULTS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03273-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3293A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A676B
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-f-1, amd §838, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2056B, A5220B

S3293A - Summary

Creates the missing vulnerable adults clearinghouse; provides for plan and implementation programs to ensure the most effective use of federal, state, and local resources in the investigation of missing vulnerable adults; disseminates a directory of resources to assist in locating missing vulnerable adults; provides for cooperation with the department of health, office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities, office for the aging, and other public and private organizations to develop education and prevention programs concerning the safety of vulnerable adults (view more) provides assistance to federal, state and local agencies in the investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults; utilizes available resources to duplicate photographs and posters of vulnerable adults reported as missing by police and disseminates this information throughout the state; provides assistance in returning missing vulnerable adults who are located out of state; develops a curriculum for the training of law enforcement personnel investigating cases involving missing vulnerable adults, including recognition and management of vulnerable adults; operates a toll-free twenty-four hour hotline for the public to use to relay information concerning missing vulnerable adults; maintains and makes available to appropriate state and local law enforcement agencies information concerning technological advances that may assist in facilitating the recovery of missing vulnerable adults; takes such other steps as necessary to assist in education, prevention, service provision, and investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults.

S3293A - Sponsor Memo

S3293A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3293--A
    Cal. No. 420

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DeFRANCISCO, VALESKY, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, KENNEDY --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Finance -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating  the  missing
  vulnerable adults clearinghouse

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new  section
837-f-1 to read as follows:
  S  837-F-1.  MISSING  VULNERABLE ADULTS CLEARINGHOUSE. THERE IS HEREBY
ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DIVISION A MISSING  VULNERABLE  ADULTS  CLEARING-
HOUSE TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE AND COORDINATED APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM
OF MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "VULNERABLE ADULT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE
OR OLDER WHO HAS A COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT,  MENTAL  DISABILITY,  OR  BRAIN
DISORDER  AND WHOSE DISAPPEARANCE HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TO POSE A CREDITABLE THREAT OF HARM TO SUCH MISSING INDIVIDUAL.
  (B) "MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT ALERT" SHALL MEAN A  METHOD  TO  DISSEM-
INATE  INFORMATION  REGARDING  A MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT TO THE GENERAL
PUBLIC IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH PARAGRAPH (N) OF SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF
THIS SECTION.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO:
  (A)  PLAN  AND  IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENSURE THE MOST EFFECTIVE USE OF
FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES  IN  THE  INVESTIGATION  OF  MISSING
VULNERABLE ADULTS;
  (B) DISSEMINATE A DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES TO ASSIST IN LOCATING MISSING
VULNERABLE ADULTS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S3293B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A676B
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-f-1, amd §838, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2056B, A5220B

S3293B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the missing vulnerable adults clearinghouse; provides for plan and implementation programs to ensure the most effective use of federal, state, and local resources in the investigation of missing vulnerable adults; disseminates a directory of resources to assist in locating missing vulnerable adults; provides for cooperation with the department of health, office of mental health, office for people with developmental disabilities, office for the aging, and other public and private organizations to develop education and prevention programs concerning the safety of vulnerable adults (view more) provides assistance to federal, state and local agencies in the investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults; utilizes available resources to duplicate photographs and posters of vulnerable adults reported as missing by police and disseminates this information throughout the state; provides assistance in returning missing vulnerable adults who are located out of state; develops a curriculum for the training of law enforcement personnel investigating cases involving missing vulnerable adults, including recognition and management of vulnerable adults; operates a toll-free twenty-four hour hotline for the public to use to relay information concerning missing vulnerable adults; maintains and makes available to appropriate state and local law enforcement agencies information concerning technological advances that may assist in facilitating the recovery of missing vulnerable adults; takes such other steps as necessary to assist in education, prevention, service provision, and investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults.

S3293B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3293B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3293--B
    Cal. No. 420

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DeFRANCISCO, VALESKY, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, KENNEDY --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Finance -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading -- again amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
  place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the missing
  vulnerable adults clearinghouse

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  executive  law  is  amended  by adding a new section
837-f-1 to read as follows:
  S 837-F-1. MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS CLEARINGHOUSE.  THERE  IS  HEREBY
ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE  DIVISION A MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS CLEARING-
HOUSE TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE AND COORDINATED APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM
OF MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "VULNERABLE ADULT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL EIGHTEEN YEARS OF  AGE
OR  OLDER  WHO  HAS  A COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, MENTAL DISABILITY, OR BRAIN
DISORDER AND WHOSE DISAPPEARANCE HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY LAW  ENFORCEMENT
TO POSE A CREDITABLE THREAT OF HARM TO SUCH MISSING INDIVIDUAL.
  (B)  "MISSING  VULNERABLE  ADULT ALERT" SHALL MEAN A METHOD TO DISSEM-
INATE INFORMATION REGARDING A MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT  TO  THE  GENERAL
PUBLIC  IN  A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH PARAGRAPH (N) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF
THIS SECTION.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO:
  (A) PLAN AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENSURE THE MOST  EFFECTIVE  USE  OF
FEDERAL,  STATE,  AND  LOCAL  RESOURCES  IN THE INVESTIGATION OF MISSING
VULNERABLE ADULTS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03273-09-1

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