senate Bill S2323A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the office of children and family services to track and report elder abuse

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Jun 12, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.933
Apr 30, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2014 print number 2323a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 16, 2013 referred to aging

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S2323 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A591A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §473, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1040A, A546A
2009-2010: S5376A, A8720A

S2323 - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to track and report elder abuse and to issue a biennial report to the governor and legislature regarding the incidence of elder abuse in the state.

S2323 - Sponsor Memo

S2323 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2323

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  ADAMS, GRISANTI, KENNEDY, MAZIARZ -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the tracking and
  reporting  of  elder  abuse;  and  providing  for  the  repeal of such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 6 and 7 of section 473 of the social services
law are renumbered subdivisions 7 and 8 and a new subdivision 6 is added
to read as follows:
  6. (A)  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  (HEREINAFTER
REFERRED  TO IN THIS SECTION AS THE "OFFICE") SHALL, IN COOPERATION WITH
THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, COLLECT DATA ON ELDER ABUSE POSSESSED BY STATE
AND LOCAL AGENCIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DIVISION OF  CRIMI-
NAL  JUSTICE  SERVICES,  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  LAW,  THE  OFFICE  FOR THE
PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH,  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  IDENTIFYING THE INCIDENCE OF ELDER ABUSE AMONG THE ELDERLY.
THE OFFICE SHALL CREATE INTERAGENCY REPORTING  SYSTEMS  THAT  CONTAIN  A
UNIFORM  SET OF STANDARDS TO COLLECT AND ANALYZE SUCH DATA. FURTHERMORE,
THE OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, SHALL  ESTAB-
LISH  A  DEFINITION  FOR  ELDER  ABUSE AND THE MINIMUM AGE OF AN ELDERLY
PERSON, THAT ENABLES THE OFFICE TO ACCURATELY COMPARE SIMILAR DATA  FROM
DIFFERENT  STATE  AND LOCAL AGENCIES.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, THE OFFICE AND THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, IN ESTABLISHING THE DEFI-
NITION OF ELDER ABUSE, MAY INCORPORATE THE TYPES OF PHYSICAL, SEXUAL AND
EMOTIONAL ABUSE, ACTIVE AND PASSIVE NEGLECT, AND FINANCIAL  EXPLOITATION
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION.
  (B)  COUNTY  AND  CITY  SOCIAL  SERVICES  AGENCIES,  ADULT  PROTECTIVE
SERVICES UNITS AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR  ADULTS  UNITS  SHALL  REPORT
INCIDENCES  OF  ELDER  ABUSE, AS DEFINED BY THE OFFICE, TO THE OFFICE IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02630-01-3

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S2323A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A591A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §473, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1040A, A546A
2009-2010: S5376A, A8720A

S2323A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of children and family services to track and report elder abuse and to issue a biennial report to the governor and legislature regarding the incidence of elder abuse in the state.

S2323A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2323A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2323--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  DILAN, GRISANTI, KENNEDY, MAZIARZ -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Aging -- recommitted to the Committee on Aging in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the tracking and
  reporting  of  elder  abuse;  and  providing  for  the  repeal of such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  6,  7  and  8  of section 473 of the social
services law are renumbered subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 and a  new  subdivi-
sion 6 is added to read as follows:
  6.  (A)  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES (HEREINAFTER
REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION AS THE "OFFICE") SHALL, IN COOPERATION  WITH
THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, COLLECT DATA ON ELDER ABUSE POSSESSED BY STATE
AND  LOCAL AGENCIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL JUSTICE  SERVICES,  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  LAW,  THE  OFFICE  FOR  THE
PREVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, FOR THE
PURPOSE OF IDENTIFYING THE INCIDENCE OF ELDER ABUSE AMONG  THE  ELDERLY.
THE  OFFICE  SHALL  CREATE  INTERAGENCY REPORTING SYSTEMS THAT CONTAIN A
UNIFORM SET OF STANDARDS TO COLLECT AND ANALYZE SUCH DATA.  FURTHERMORE,
THE  OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, SHALL ESTAB-
LISH A DEFINITION FOR ELDER ABUSE AND THE  MINIMUM  AGE  OF  AN  ELDERLY
PERSON,  THAT ENABLES THE OFFICE TO ACCURATELY COMPARE SIMILAR DATA FROM
DIFFERENT STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION, THE OFFICE AND THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, IN ESTABLISHING THE DEFI-
NITION OF ELDER ABUSE, MAY INCORPORATE THE TYPES OF PHYSICAL, SEXUAL AND
EMOTIONAL  ABUSE, ACTIVE AND PASSIVE NEGLECT, AND FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02630-02-4

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