senate Bill S3452

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates reference list of businesses providing locator technology to assist in the location of lost individuals with Alzheimer's disease, and requires physicians to disclose such technology

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S3452 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5286
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง2010 & 2011, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5599
2009-2010: A5228

S3452 - Summary

Mandates the creation of a reference list of businesses that provide locator technology designed to assist in the expedited location of individuals afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or dementia who become lost or disoriented, and requires physicians to disclose the existence of such technology to persons afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and to maintain information regarding any technology utilized by such afflicted people.

S3452 - Sponsor Memo

S3452 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3452

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the creation of  a
  reference  list of businesses that provide locator technology designed
  to assist in the expedited  location  of  individuals  afflicted  with
  Alzheimer's  disease  or  dementia who become lost or disoriented, and
  requiring physicians to disclose the existence of such  technology  to
  persons afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and to maintain
  information regarding any technology utilized by such afflicted people

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding two new sections
2010 and 2011 to read as follows:
  S 2010. ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA LOCATOR TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION.    1.
THE  DEPARTMENT,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE  OFFICE  FOR THE AGING, THE
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND THE STATE POLICE,  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND
MAINTAIN  A  COMPREHENSIVE  LIST  OF  BUSINESSES AND OTHER ENTITIES THAT
MANUFACTURE,  DISTRIBUTE  OR  OTHERWISE  OFFER  LOCATOR  TECHNOLOGY   OR
SERVICES  DESIGNED  TO  ASSIST  IN THE EXPEDITED LOCATION OF INDIVIDUALS
AFFLICTED WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OR DEMENTIA WHO BECOME LOST OR  DISO-
RIENTED. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOTIFY ALL PHYSICIANS LICENSED TO PRACTICE
IN  THIS  STATE  OF  THE  EXISTENCE  OF THE LIST AND SHALL MAKE THE LIST
AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.    THE
LIST SHALL BE UPDATED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON AT LEAST A SEMI-ANNUAL BASIS,
AND  MAY  BE  MAINTAINED  ON OR CONNECTED TO THE WEBSITES OF OTHER STATE
OFFICES, INCLUDING THOSE MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE  FOR  THE  AGING,  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  SOCIAL  SERVICES, THE STATE POLICE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF
MENTAL HEALTH.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "LOCATOR  TECHNOLOGY"  MEANS  ANY  PRODUCT,
PROGRAM  OR  SYSTEM USED TO ASSIST IN THE LOCATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF
LOST OR DISORIENTED PERSONS, AND INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED  TO,  RADIO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03080-02-3

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