senate Bill S787A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to death and felony crime reports in certain adult care facilities

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Current Bill Status Via A2702 - 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
Dec 18, 2017 approval memo.35
signed chap.459
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
Jun 15, 2017 3rd reading cal.1687
substituted for s787a
Jun 15, 2017 substituted by a2702
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1687
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 10, 2017 print number 787a
Feb 10, 2017 amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2017 referred to health

S787 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2702
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-m, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S301, A3829
2013-2014: S7607, A5147A
2011-2012: A565
2009-2010: A9554

S787 - Summary

Relates to death and felony crime reports in certain adult care facilities.

S787 - Sponsor Memo

S787 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   787

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to death and felony
  crime reports in certain adult care facilities

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

  Section 1.  Section 461-m of the social services law,  as  amended  by
section  14  of part D of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 461-m. Death and felony crime reporting. The operator  of  an  adult
home,  ENRICHED  HOUSING  PROGRAM  or residence for adults shall have an
affirmative duty to report any death, or attempted suicide of a resident
to the department OF HEALTH within twenty-four hours of its  occurrence,
and  shall also have an affirmative duty to report to an appropriate law
enforcement authority if [it is believed that] THE OPERATOR DISCOVERS AN
INCIDENT THAT THE OPERATOR BELIEVES OR REASONABLY SHOULD  BELIEVE  WOULD
CONSTITUTE  a  felony crime [may have been committed] against a resident
of such facility as soon as possible, or in  any  event  within  [forty-
eight]  TWENTY-FOUR hours. In addition, [the] ANY operator OF A FACILITY
DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHT OF  THIS  CHAPTER  THAT  IS
SUBJECT  TO THIS SECTION, shall, IN ADDITION, send any reports involving
a resident who had at any time received services from a  mental  hygiene
service provider to the justice center for the protection of people with
special needs WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE DEATH OR
ATTEMPTED  SUICIDE  OR OF THE DISCOVERY OF AN INCIDENT THAT THE OPERATOR
BELIEVED OR REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE BELIEVED TO BE A FELONY CRIME.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00018-01-7

S787A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2702
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-m, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S301, A3829
2013-2014: S7607, A5147A
2011-2012: A565
2009-2010: A9554

S787A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to death and felony crime reports in certain adult care facilities.

S787A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S787A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 787--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to death and felony
  crime reports in certain adult care facilities

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

  Section  1.    Section 461-m of the social services law, as amended by
section 14 of part D of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  461-m.  Death  and felony crime reporting. The operator of an adult
home, ENRICHED HOUSING PROGRAM or residence for  adults  shall  have  an
affirmative duty to report any death, or attempted suicide of a resident
to  the department OF HEALTH within twenty-four hours of its occurrence,
and shall also have an affirmative duty to report to an appropriate  law
enforcement authority if [it is believed that] THE OPERATOR DISCOVERS AN
INCIDENT  THAT  THE OPERATOR BELIEVES OR REASONABLY SHOULD BELIEVE WOULD
CONSTITUTE a felony crime [may have been committed] against  a  resident
of  such  facility  as  soon as possible, or in any event within [forty-
eight] TWENTY-FOUR hours. In addition, [the] ANY operator OF A  FACILITY
DEFINED  IN  SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER THAT IS
SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION, shall, IN ADDITION, send any reports  involving
a  resident  who had at any time received services from a mental hygiene
service provider to the justice center for the protection of people with
special needs WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE DEATH OR
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE OR OF THE DISCOVERY OF AN INCIDENT THAT  THE  OPERATOR
BELIEVED OR REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE BELIEVED TO BE A FELONY CRIME.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided however, that the commissioner of health may
adopt, amend, suspend or repeal any regulations or  take  other  actions

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00018-03-7

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