senate Bill S2337

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain persons to report financial exploitation of the elderly; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 16, 2013 referred to aging

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S2337 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3737
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add Art 5 Title 13 §370-aa, Soc Serv L; amd §4, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1028, A6721
2009-2010: S1838, A3918

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

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REPEALED and a new title 13 is added to read as follows: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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