senate Bill S239

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the senior anti-violence and enforcement act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2016 print number 239c
amend (t) and recommit to aging
Jan 20, 2016 print number 239b
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
May 20, 2015 print number 239a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 07, 2015 referred to aging

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S239 - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 1 §§400 - 412, Title 2 §§420 - 427, Eld L; amd §§60.35, 120.05, 135.30, 135.45 & 140.10, add Art 261 §§261.00 - 261.08, Pen L; add §97-llll, St Fin L; amd §1809, V & T L; amd §4, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S720A
2011-2012: S309A
2009-2010: S5582

S239 - Summary

Enacts the Senior Anti-Violence and Enforcement Act (SAVE); establishes a central registry for access to reports of maltreatment of seniors; creates a council on elder abuse; establishes penal provisions regarding offenses against the elderly and disabled.

S239 - Sponsor Memo

S239 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   239

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, the penal law, the state finance law, the
  vehicle and traffic law and the banking law, in relation  to  enacting
  the senior anti-violence and enforcement act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  the  "senior
anti-violence and enforcement act" (SAVE).
  S  2.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new article 4 to read as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 4
                        PROTECTION OF THE ELDERLY
                                 TITLE 1
                SENIOR ANTI-VIOLENCE AND ENFORCEMENT ACT;
                          REPORTS AND FINDINGS
SECTION 400. DEFINITIONS.
        401. STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTRY ESTABLISHED; REQUIREMENTS.
        402. DISPOSITION OF REPORTS RECEIVED BY THE REGISTRY.
        403. AVAILABILITY OF REPORTS.
        404. RELEASE OF INFORMATION.
        405. UNFOUNDED REPORTS.
        406. PENALTY FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE.
        407. PERSONS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  SUSPECTED  SENIOR  ABUSE  OR
               MALTREATMENT.
        408. ANY PERSON PERMITTED TO REPORT.
        409. REPORTING PROCEDURE.
        410. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.
        411. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT.
        412. ANNUAL REPORTS.

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

S239A - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 1 §§400 - 412, Title 2 §§420 - 427, Eld L; amd §§60.35, 120.05, 135.30, 135.45 & 140.10, add Art 261 §§261.00 - 261.08, Pen L; add §97-llll, St Fin L; amd §1809, V & T L; amd §4, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S720A
2011-2012: S309A
2009-2010: S5582

S239A - Summary

Enacts the Senior Anti-Violence and Enforcement Act (SAVE); establishes a central registry for access to reports of maltreatment of seniors; creates a council on elder abuse; establishes penal provisions regarding offenses against the elderly and disabled.

S239A - Sponsor Memo

S239A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 239--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Aging -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the elder law, the penal law, the state finance law, the
  vehicle and traffic law and the banking law, in relation  to  enacting
  the senior anti-violence and enforcement act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  the  "senior
anti-violence and enforcement act" (SAVE).
  S  2.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new article 4 to read as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 4
                        PROTECTION OF THE ELDERLY
                                 TITLE 1
                SENIOR ANTI-VIOLENCE AND ENFORCEMENT ACT;
                          REPORTS AND FINDINGS
SECTION 400. DEFINITIONS.
        401. STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTRY ESTABLISHED; REQUIREMENTS.
        402. DISPOSITION OF REPORTS RECEIVED BY THE REGISTRY.
        403. AVAILABILITY OF REPORTS.
        404. RELEASE OF INFORMATION.
        405. UNFOUNDED REPORTS.
        406. PENALTY FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE.
        407. PERSONS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  SUSPECTED  SENIOR  ABUSE  OR
               MALTREATMENT.
        408. ANY PERSON PERMITTED TO REPORT.
        409. REPORTING PROCEDURE.
        410. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.

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

S239B - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 1 §§400 - 412, Title 2 §§420 - 427, Eld L; amd §§60.35, 120.05, 135.30, 135.45 & 140.10, add Art 261 §§261.00 - 261.08, Pen L; add §97-llll, St Fin L; amd §1809, V & T L; amd §4, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S720A
2011-2012: S309A
2009-2010: S5582

S239B - Summary

Enacts the Senior Anti-Violence and Enforcement Act (SAVE); establishes a central registry for access to reports of maltreatment of seniors; creates a council on elder abuse; establishes penal provisions regarding offenses against the elderly and disabled.

S239B - Sponsor Memo

S239B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 239--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Aging in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the elder law, the penal law, the state finance law, the
  vehicle and traffic law and the banking law, in relation  to  enacting
  the senior anti-violence and enforcement act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  the  "senior
anti-violence and enforcement act" (SAVE).
  S  2.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new article 4 to read as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 4
                        PROTECTION OF THE ELDERLY
                                 TITLE 1
                SENIOR ANTI-VIOLENCE AND ENFORCEMENT ACT;
                          REPORTS AND FINDINGS
SECTION 400. DEFINITIONS.
        401. STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTRY ESTABLISHED; REQUIREMENTS.
        402. DISPOSITION OF REPORTS RECEIVED BY THE REGISTRY.
        403. AVAILABILITY OF REPORTS.
        404. RELEASE OF INFORMATION.
        405. UNFOUNDED REPORTS.
        406. PENALTY FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE.
        407. PERSONS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  SUSPECTED  SENIOR  ABUSE  OR
               MALTREATMENT.
        408. ANY PERSON PERMITTED TO REPORT.

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

S239C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 1 §§400 - 412, Title 2 §§420 - 427, Eld L; amd §§60.35, 120.05, 135.30, 135.45 & 140.10, add Art 261 §§261.00 - 261.08, Pen L; add §97-llll, St Fin L; amd §1809, V & T L; amd §4, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S720A
2011-2012: S309A
2009-2010: S5582

S239C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the Senior Anti-Violence and Enforcement Act (SAVE); establishes a central registry for access to reports of maltreatment of seniors; creates a council on elder abuse; establishes penal provisions regarding offenses against the elderly and disabled.

S239C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S239C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 239--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Aging in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the elder law and the penal law, in relation to enacting
  the senior anti-violence and enforcement act

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall be known and may be cited as the "senior
anti-violence and enforcement act" (SAVE).
  S 2. The elder law is amended by adding a new article  4  to  read  as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 4
                        PROTECTION OF THE ELDERLY
                                 TITLE 1
                SENIOR ANTI-VIOLENCE AND ENFORCEMENT ACT;
                          REPORTS AND FINDINGS
SECTION 400. DEFINITIONS.
        401. STATEWIDE CENTRAL REGISTRY ESTABLISHED; REQUIREMENTS.
        402. DISPOSITION OF REPORTS RECEIVED BY THE REGISTRY.
        403. AVAILABILITY OF REPORTS.
        404. RELEASE OF INFORMATION.
        405. UNFOUNDED REPORTS.
        406. PENALTY FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE.
        407. PERSONS  REQUIRED  TO  REPORT  SUSPECTED  SENIOR  ABUSE  OR
               MALTREATMENT.

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

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