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senate Bill S2337
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S2337 - Details
S2337 - Summary
Requires various persons (similar to child abuse) to report financial exploitation of the elderly (sixty-two or older) to a social services official; directs the commissioner of children and family services to develop rules for the conduct of investigations and the protection of the exploited.
S2337 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2337 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law and the banking law, in relation to protection of the elderly against financial exploitation; and to repeal title 13 of article 5 of such law relating to state heating fuel crisis assistance PURPOSE: This legislation would require various persons L6 report, financial exploitation of the elderly as such term is defined in social Services Law section 473(6). SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Creates a new title 13 of article 5 of the social services law, which requires certain persons and officials to report when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a person aged sixty-two or older coming before them in their professional or official capacity is a victim of financial exploitation as such term is defined in Social Services Law section 473(6). The persons and officials required to make such a report include the following: medical, dental, podiatric and mental health professionals; hospital or nursing home personnel engaged in the admission, examination, care or treatment of patients; Christian science practitioners; social workers, counselors and social service workers; police officers and other law enforcement officials; district attorneys, assistant district attorneys and investigators employed by their offices; lawyers; accountants; tax preparers; and
S2337 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2337 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the social services law and the banking law, in relation to protection of the elderly against financial exploitation; and to repeal title 13 of article 5 of such law relating to state heating fuel crisis assistance THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 13 of article 5 of the social services law is REPEALED and a new title 13 is added to read as follows: TITLE 13 REPORTING OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY SECTION 370-AA. REPORTING OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY. S 370-AA. REPORTING OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY. 1. THE FOLLOWING PERSONS AND OFFICIALS ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT OR CAUSE A REPORT TO BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION WHEN THEY HAVE REASONABLE CAUSE TO SUSPECT THAT A PERSON AGED SIXTY-TWO YEARS OR OLDER COMING BEFORE THEM IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL OR OFFICIAL CAPACITY IS A VICTIM OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (G) OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER: ANY PHYSICIAN; LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT; SURGEON; MEDICAL EXAMINER; CORONER; DENTIST; OSTEOPATH; OPTOMETRIST; CHIROPRACTOR; PODIATRIST; RESIDENT; INTERN; PSYCHOLOGIST; REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE; HOSPITAL OR NURSING HOME PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN THE ADMISSION, EXAMINATION, CARE OR TREATMENT OF PERSONS; SOCIAL SERVICES WORKER; SOCIAL WORKER; MENTAL HEALTH PROFES- SIONAL; SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR; ALCOHOLISM COUNSELOR; POLICE OFFICER; DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY; INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED IN THE OFFICE OF A DISTRICT ATTORNEY; OR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL; LAWYER; PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT OR CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT; INCOME TAX EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06593-01-3
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