senate Bill S5324A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to adult protective services

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  • 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 21, 2013 signed chap.408
Oct 09, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.371
substituted for a7642
May 30, 2013 referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.815
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2013 print number 5324a
amend and recommit to social services
May 16, 2013 referred to social services

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S5324 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7642
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §473, Soc Serv L

S5324 - Summary

Creates best practices guidelines for provisions of adult protective services.

S5324 - Sponsor Memo

S5324 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5324

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to adult protective
  services

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

  Section 1. Section 473 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PREPARE FOR INCLUSION IN THE ANNUAL
REPORT REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION SEVENTEEN OF THIS  CHAPTER
TO  BE  FILED  WITH  THE  GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO DECEMBER
FIFTEENTH OF EACH YEAR, A REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED
BY SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICIALS IN SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICTS  WITHIN  THE
STATE  AS  REQUIRED  BY THIS SECTION. THE REPORT SHALL INCLUDE A LIST OF
SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS WITHIN THE STATE TOGETHER WITH CONTACT  INFOR-
MATION  FOR  EACH.  FOR  EACH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT WITHIN THE STATE,
SUCH REPORT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE AN INDICATION OF  THE  NUMBER  OF  ADULTS
THAT  HAVE  BEEN  PROVIDED  ADULT  PROTECTIVE SERVICES IN THAT REPORTING
PERIOD, A SUMMARY OF THE TYPES OF ADULT  PROTECTIVE  SERVICES  PROVIDED,
AND  THE  STATUS  OF  ANY  DISTRICT-WIDE PLAN FOR THE PROVISION OF ADULT
PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING IMPROVED METHODS FOR THE  DELIVERY
OF  PROTECTIVE  SERVICES  FOR  ADULTS, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP BEST
PRACTICES, POLICIES,  PROTOCOLS  AND  PROCEDURES  WITH  RESPECT  TO  THE
PROVISION  OF  THE SERVICES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION. IN DEVELOPING SUCH
BEST PRACTICES, POLICIES, PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES, THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY
CONSULT  WITH  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICIALS, AND
ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE STATE  OR  FEDERALLY  RECOGNIZED  AUTHORITIES  ON
MATTERS  PERTAINING  TO  ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES. SUCH BEST PRACTICES,
POLICIES, PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY OR BEFORE JANU-
ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  POST  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11072-02-3

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S5324A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7642
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §473, Soc Serv L

S5324A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates best practices guidelines for provisions of adult protective services.

S5324A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5324A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5324--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to adult protective
  services

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

  Section 1. Section 473 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL  CREATE  AND  KEEP
CURRENT  BEST  PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE PROVISION OF ADULT PROTECTIVE
SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE. SUCH GUIDELINES SHALL BE  DISTRIBUTED
FOR  USE TO LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, AND POSTED ON SUCH OFFICE'S
WEBSITE, AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE PROCEDURES FOR:
  (A) REVIEWING ANY PREVIOUS CHILD OR ADULT PROTECTIVE INVOLVEMENT;
  (B) ASSESSING AND IDENTIFYING ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF PERSONS BELIEVED TO
BE IN NEED OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES;
  (C) INTERVIEWING PERSONS BELIEVED TO BE IN NEED OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES
AND THEIR CARETAKERS;
  (D) REVIEWING WHEN IT IS APPROPRIATE TO SEEK A WARRANT TO GAIN  ACCESS
TO PERSONS BELIEVED TO BE IN NEED OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES;
  (E) IDENTIFYING AND MAKING REFERRALS FOR APPROPRIATE SERVICES; AND
  (F)  COMMUNICATING  THE  RIGHTS OF PERSONS BELIEVED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11072-03-3

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