senate Bill S7749

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "protection of people with special needs act"; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2012 signed chap.501
Dec 05, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.505
substituted for a10721
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1405
Jun 17, 2012 referred to rules


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S7749 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld Art 45, §13.34 sub 2, §16.13 sub (b), amd Ment Hyg L, generally; amd §1.20, CP L; amd §§401 & 401-a, Cor L; amd §2994-m, Pub Health L; amd §677, County L; rpld §412-a, §422 sub 4 ¶(A) sub¶ (r), subs 10 & 11, §§424-c & 424-d, amd Soc Serv L, generally; amd Ed L, generally; amd §1229-d, V & T L; amd §845-b, add Art 20 §§550 - 562, Exec L; amd §§240.50, 130.05, 260.25, add §260.24, Pen L; amd §§1-4, Chap 606 of 2011; rpld Chap 6 of 2012

S7749 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S7749 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7749 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 7749                                                 A. 10721

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              June 17, 2012

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. McDONALD, ALESI, GOLDEN -- (at request
  of the Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Rules

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of
  A. Ortiz, Silver, Weisenberg, Paulin,  Cymbrowitz,  Abinanti)  --  (at
  request of the Governor) -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Mental Health

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 amend chapter 606 of  the  laws

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


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