senate Bill S8033

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a statewide central register of elder abuse and maltreatment reports and the elder justice coordinating council

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1845
Jun 07, 2016 referred to rules

S8033 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 9-C §§473-m - 473-q, Soc Serv L; add Art 28 §830, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2171
2019-2020: S1417

S8033 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a statewide central register of elder abuse and maltreatment reports and the elder justice coordinating council; mandates reporting by certain persons; facilitates interagency planning and reviews specific agency initiatives for their impact on the reporting and investigation of elder abuse and maltreatment in the state.

S8033 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8033 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8033

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social  services  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  creating a statewide central register of elder abuse and
  maltreatment reports and the elder justice coordinating council

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

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new article
9-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 9-C
   STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTER OF ELDER ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT REPORTS
SECTION 473-M. DEFINITIONS.
        473-N. STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTER OF ELDER ABUSE  AND  MALTREAT-
                 MENT REPORTS.
        473-O. MANDATED REPORTERS.
        473-P. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        473-Q. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
  S 473-M. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "ABUSED  OR MALTREATED ELDER" MEANS ANY RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE
WHO IS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND WHO IS ALLEGED TO BE  THE  VICTIM
OF  PHYSICAL  ABUSE,  SEXUAL ABUSE, EMOTIONAL ABUSE, PASSIVE OR SELF-NE-
GLECT, OR FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2.  "CAREGIVER"  MEANS ANY PERSON WHO HAS ASSUMED FULL OR INTERMITTENT
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF AN ELDERLY ADULT,  WHETHER  OR
NOT HE OR SHE RECEIVES COMPENSATION.
  S  473-N.  STATEWIDE  CENTRAL REGISTER OF ELDER ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT
REPORTS.  1. SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES A STATEWIDE CENTRAL  REGISTER  OF
ELDER ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT REPORTS MADE PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  2. THE CENTRAL REGISTER CREATED BY THIS SECTION SHALL:
  (A)  BE  CAPABLE  OF RECEIVING TELEPHONE CALLS ALLEGING ELDER ABUSE OR
MALTREATMENT AND OF IMMEDIATELY IDENTIFYING PRIOR REPORTS OF ELDER ABUSE
OR MALTREATMENT AND CAPABLE OF MONITORING THE PROVISION OF ADULT PROTEC-

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

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