senate Bill S5311

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the guardian of an incapacitated person to notify the local department of social services of the death of such incapacitated person

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 22, 2011 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.1004
May 04, 2011 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Jun 6, 2011 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5311
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2011

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S5311 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §81.44, Ment Hyg L

S5311 - Summary

Requires notification to the local department of social services upon the death of an incapacitated person.

S5311 - Sponsor Memo

S5311 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5311

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  notifying  the
  local department of social services upon the death of an incapacitated
  person

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (c)  of  section  81.44  of  the
mental  hygiene  law,  as  added  by chapter 175 of the laws of 2008, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. serve a copy of the statement of death upon the court examiner, the
duly appointed personal representative of the decedent's estate, or,  if
no  [person]  PERSONAL  representative has been appointed, then upon the
personal representative named  in  the  decedent's  will  or  any  trust
instrument,  if  known, UPON THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES and
upon the public administrator of the chief fiscal officer of the  county
in which the guardian was appointed, and
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10864-01-1

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