|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 15, 2016||referred to aging|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1845
|Jun 07, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8033
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8033 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S8033 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : Creates a statewide central register of elder abuse and maltreatment reports and the elder justice coordinating council. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends the social services law to add a new article 9-C to establish a statewide central register of elder abuse and maltreatment reports. The bill defines "abused or maltreated elder" and "caregiver" for purposes of the central register. Pursuant to the bill, the central register would be established in the office of children and family services and would be charged with receiving allegations of elder abuse or maltreatment. The bill would also establish mandated reporters responsible for reporting suspected incidents of elder abuse or maltreatment. Section 2 of the bill amends the executive law to add a new article 28
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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