assembly Bill A6767

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the report of suspected financial exploitation

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to aging
Mar 19, 2019 referred to aging

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A6767 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-x, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10358
2013-2014: A1783
2015-2016: A5349
2017-2018: A6395

A6767 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the report of suspected financial exploitation; requires the superintendent of the department of financial services to develop guidelines relating to reporting suspected financial exploitation; provides that a third party who reports suspected financial abuse shall have immunity from any civil or criminal liability as a result.

A6767 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6767

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the banking law, in relation to reporting  of  suspected
  financial exploitation

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

  Section 1. The banking law is amended by adding a new section  9-x  to
read as follows:
  §  9-X. REPORTING OF SUSPECTED FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION. 1. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION" SHALL MEAN ACTIVITY  PROHIBITED  PURSUANT
TO  SECTIONS  190.25,  190.26,  190.60,  190.65, 190.78, 190.79, 190.80,
190.80-A, 190.81, 190.82, AND 190.83 OF THE PENAL LAW OR ACTIVITY  MEANT
TO  DEPRIVE  AN INDIVIDUAL OF ASSETS OR PROPERTY BY DECEPTIVE, MANIPULA-
TIVE, OR OTHER ILLEGAL MEANS.
  (B) "BANKING INSTITUTION" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN  PARAGRAPH
(B) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION NINE-F OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (C)  "SUPERINTENDENT"  SHALL MEAN THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE DEPARTMENT
OF FINANCIAL SERVICES.
  2. THE SUPERINTENDENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE
FOR THE AGING, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, REPRESENTATIVES  OF  THE  FINANCIAL
SERVICES  INDUSTRY,  LAW  ENFORCEMENT, SENIOR GROUPS, DISABILITY GROUPS,
AND DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, SHALL DEVELOP GUIDELINES RELATING  TO  REPORTING
SUSPECTED FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION. SUCH GUIDELINES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT
BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  THE  TYPES OF WARNING SIGNS AND EVIDENCE THAT WOULD BE ACCEPTABLE
INDICATORS OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION;
  (B) WHEN SUSPECTED FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION SHOULD BE REPORTED;
  (C) TO WHOM SUSPECTED FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION SHOULD BE REPORTED;
  (D) INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE  INCLUDED  IN  A  REPORT  OF  SUSPECTED
FINANCIAL ABUSE; AND

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