senate Bill S5116

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of eligible services to include education regarding elder abuse and exploitation

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7231 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.448
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1651
substituted for s5116
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a7231
ordered to third reading cal.1651
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2013 referred to aging

S5116 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7231
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง209, Eld L

S5116 - Summary

Amends the definition of eligible services to include education regarding elder abuse and exploitation.

S5116 - Sponsor Memo

S5116 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5116

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to amending the definition of
  eligible  services  to  include  education  regarding  elder abuse and
  exploitation

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 209 of the elder
law, as amended by section 41 of part A of chapter 58  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (d) "Eligible services" shall mean services including, but not limited
to:  case  management,  care coordination, counseling, health assessment
and monitoring,  transportation,  socialization  activities,  home  care
facilitation  and  monitoring,  EDUCATION  REGARDING  THE SIGNS OF ELDER
ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION AND AVAILABLE RESOURCES FOR A   SENIOR WHO  IS  A
SUSPECTED  VICTIM  OF  ELDER  ABUSE  OR EXPLOITATION, and other services
designed to address  the  needs  of  residents  of  naturally  occurring
retirement  communities  by  helping  them  extend  their  independence,
improve their quality of life, and avoid unnecessary hospital and  nurs-
ing home stays.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09683-01-3

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