senate Bill S7885

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes technical changes to the protection of people with special needs act

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9733 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jul 22, 2014 signed chap.126
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1589
substituted for s7885
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a9733a
Jun 18, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1589
Jun 16, 2014 referred to rules

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S7885 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9733A
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401-a, Cor L; amd §§4212, 4314, 4358 & 4403, Ed L; amd §§413, 424-a, 425, 488 & 491, Soc Serv L

S7885 - Summary

Makes technical changes to the protection of people with special needs act.

S7885 - Sponsor Memo

S7885 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7885

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GALLIVAN,  CARLUCCI -- (at request of the Justice
  Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs) -- read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the correction law, the education law and the social
  services  law,  in  relation  to  making  technical  changes  to   the
  protection of people with special needs act

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 401-a of the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  section  6 of part A of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The justice center for the protection of people with special  needs
shall  be  responsible  for monitoring the quality of mental health care
provided to inmates  pursuant  to  article  [forty-five  of  the  mental
hygiene  law] TWENTY OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. The justice center shall have
direct and immediate access to  all  areas  where  state  prisoners  are
housed,  and  to  clinical  and  department records relating to inmates'
clinical conditions. The justice center shall maintain the confidential-
ity of all patient-specific information.
  S 2. Subdivision (b) of section 4212 of the education law, as  amended
by  section 1-a of part E of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b) Provide for the  development  and  implementation  of  a  plan  of
prevention  and remediation with respect to a substantiated report of [a
reportable incident] ABUSE OR NEGLECT. Such action  shall  include:  (i)
within  ten days of receipt of such a SUBSTANTIATED report [of a report-
able incident], development and implementation of a plan  of  prevention
and  remediation to be taken with respect to a custodian or the residen-
tial facility in order to assure the  continued  health  and  safety  of
children  and  to provide for the prevention of future acts constituting
reportable incidents; and (ii) development and implementation of a  plan
of prevention and remediation, in the event an investigation of a report
of  an  [alleged  reportable  incident]  ALLEGATION  OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT

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

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