senate Bill S956A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for a financial exploitation prevention outreach, education and training program and fund

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Banks Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 956a
Jan 05, 2012 amend and recommit to banks
Jan 04, 2012 referred to banks
Mar 31, 2011 committee discharged and committed to banks
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to aging

Co-Sponsors

S956 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4045A
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, add §219-a, Eld L; add §99-u, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4990A, A4743A

S956 - Summary

Provides for a financial exploitation prevention outreach, education and training program and fund; authorizes the director of the office of the aging to award grants to qualified agencies to establish local elderly exploitation, outreach, education and training programs; outlines elements of such program.

S956 - Sponsor Memo

S956 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   956

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to financial exploitation  of
  the  elderly and to amend the state finance law, in relation to creat-
  ing the financial exploitation outreach, education and training fund

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

  Section  1.  Section  202  of the elder law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15. TO CONDUCT AN OUTREACH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM FOR  FINAN-
CIAL INSTITUTIONS AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 470.00 OF THE
PENAL LAW.
  S 2. The elder law is amended by adding a new section 219-a to read as
follows:
  S  219-A.  FINANCIAL  EXPLOITATION,  OUTREACH,  EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM
"DESIGNATED  AGENCY" SHALL HAVE THE MEANING ASCRIBED TO IT UNDER SECTION
TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS TITLE  AND  "FINANCIAL  INSTITUTION"  SHALL
HAVE  THE MEANING ASCRIBED TO IT IN SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 470.00 OF
THE PENAL LAW.
  2. THE DIRECTOR, WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR,  SHALL,  IN
CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE
BANKING DEPARTMENT, ESTABLISH A FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OUTREACH,  EDUCA-
TION  AND TRAINING PROGRAM, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE PROGRAM" FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AN EDUCATION, OUTREACH AND TRAINING PROGRAM  TO
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TO CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS LICENSED IN THIS
STATE, TO ANY PREPARER OF TAXES OPERATING IN THIS STATE AND TO ATTORNEYS
LICENSED  IN  THIS  STATE. THE PROGRAM SHALL BE A VOLUNTARY PROGRAM. THE
DIRECTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
AND THE BANKING DEPARTMENT, SHALL COORDINATE ACTIVITIES TO IDENTIFY  AND

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

Co-Sponsors

S956A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4045A
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, add §219-a, Eld L; add §99-u, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4990A, A4743A

S956A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a financial exploitation prevention outreach, education and training program and fund; authorizes the director of the office of the aging to award grants to qualified agencies to establish local elderly exploitation, outreach, education and training programs; outlines elements of such program.

S956A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S956A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 956--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. DIAZ, MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging --
  recommitted to the Committee on Banks in accordance with  Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to financial exploitation  of
  the  elderly and to amend the state finance law, in relation to creat-
  ing the financial exploitation outreach, education and training fund

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

  Section  1.  Section  202  of the elder law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. TO CONDUCT AN OUTREACH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM FOR  FINAN-
CIAL INSTITUTIONS AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 470.00 OF THE
PENAL LAW.
  S 2. The elder law is amended by adding a new section 219-a to read as
follows:
  S  219-A.  FINANCIAL  EXPLOITATION,  OUTREACH,  EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM
"DESIGNATED  AGENCY" SHALL HAVE THE MEANING ASCRIBED TO IT UNDER SECTION
TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS TITLE  AND  "FINANCIAL  INSTITUTION"  SHALL
HAVE  THE MEANING ASCRIBED TO IT IN SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 470.00 OF
THE PENAL LAW.
  2. THE DIRECTOR, WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR,  SHALL,  IN
CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE
BANKING DEPARTMENT, ESTABLISH A FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OUTREACH,  EDUCA-
TION  AND TRAINING PROGRAM, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE PROGRAM" FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AN EDUCATION, OUTREACH AND TRAINING PROGRAM  TO
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, TO CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS LICENSED IN THIS
STATE, TO ANY PREPARER OF TAXES OPERATING IN THIS STATE AND TO ATTORNEYS
LICENSED  IN  THIS  STATE. THE PROGRAM SHALL BE A VOLUNTARY PROGRAM. THE
DIRECTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
AND THE BANKING DEPARTMENT, SHALL COORDINATE ACTIVITIES TO IDENTIFY  AND

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