senate Bill S2951

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.755
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 25, 2013 referred to codes

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S2951 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2781
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง260.31, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6865, A9764

S2951 - Summary

Relates to endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person.

S2951 - Sponsor Memo

S2951 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2951

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to endangering the welfare of
  a vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or physically  disabled
  person

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  260.31  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  14  of  the  laws  of  2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. "Caregiver" means a person who (i) assumes responsibility  for  the
care  of  a  vulnerable  elderly person, or an incompetent or physically
disabled person pursuant to a court order[; or], OR OTHERWISE BY  OPERA-
TION  OF LAW; (ii) receives monetary or other valuable consideration for
providing SUCH care; OR (III)  VOLUNTARILY  ASSUMES  RESPONSIBILITY  FOR
PROVIDING  CARE  for  a  vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or
physically disabled person.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06614-01-3

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