senate Bill S7400

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "protection of people with special needs act"

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2012 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.810
reported and committed to rules
May 08, 2012 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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May 15, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S7400
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 15, 2012 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S7400
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 15, 2012

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S7400 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S7400 - Summary

Enacts the "protection of people with special needs act; enacts various provisions for the protection of persons in state operated and licensed facilities from abuse, neglect and mistreatment; establishes the justice center for the protection of people with special needs.

S7400 - Sponsor Memo

S7400 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7400

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. McDONALD, ALESI, GOLDEN -- (at request of the Gover-
  nor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

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  disabili-
  ties;  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  state-
  wide  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  residen-
  tial  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)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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