senate Bill S1672

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Safeguards cash accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 29, 2019 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2019 amended on third reading 1672a
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.422
Jan 28, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Apr 9, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S1672
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 28, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S1672
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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S1672 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16.11, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S3461, A9532

S1672 - Summary

Safeguards cash accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility under the control of the commissioner of mental health, the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities and the commissioner of alcoholism and substance abuse services.

S1672 - Sponsor Memo

S1672 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1672

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to safeguarding cash
  accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (f) of section 16.11 of the mental hygiene law
is relettered subdivision (g) and a new subdivision (f) is added to read
as follows:
  (F) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE OVERSIGHT OF FACILITIES AND
PROVIDERS OF SERVICES HOLDING OPERATING CERTIFICATES PURSUANT TO SECTION
16.03 OF THIS ARTICLE BY:
  (1) DEVELOPING A STATEWIDE POLICY MANDATING AUDITS FOR RESIDENTS' CASH
ACCOUNTS INCLUDING THE FREQUENCY OF THE AUDITS, WHO IS  RESPONSIBLE  FOR
CONDUCTING  THE  AUDITS,  AND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR HOW THE AUDITS
WILL BE CONDUCTED;
  (2) DEVELOPING A UNIFORM SYSTEM FOR AUDITS OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS
TO ASSIST SUPERVISORS IN AUDITS;
  (3) PROVIDING TRAINING DIRECTLY TO ANYONE REQUIRED TO  CONDUCT  AUDITS
OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING AUDIT POLI-
CIES AND PRACTICES OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS;
  (4)  AUTHORIZING  THE  USE  OF BANK AND DEBIT CARDS FOR ALL RESIDENTS'
CASH ACCOUNTS;
  (5) DEVELOPING A POLICY ON THE PURCHASE AND USE OF GIFT CARDS BY OR ON
BEHALF OF RESIDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  REQUIREMENTS  THAT
SUPERVISORY  STAFF INCLUDE GIFT CARDS IN RESIDENTS' PERSONAL EXPENDITURE
PLANS AND NOTIFICATION TO SUPERVISORS OF THE PURCHASE OR DELIVERY  OF  A
GIFT CARD TO A RESIDENT; AND
  (6)  PROHIBITING  THE  USE OF SELF-GENERATED RECEIPTS AS EVIDENCE OF A
MEAL PURCHASED BY CASH CUSTODIANS FOR MEALS OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE.

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

Co-Sponsors

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16.11, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S3461, A9532

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Safeguards cash accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility under the control of the commissioner of mental health, the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities and the commissioner of alcoholism and substance abuse services.

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1672A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1672--A
    Cal. No. 422

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, KENNEDY, RIVERA, SANDERS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Mental  Health  and  Developmental  Disabilities -- reported favorably
  from said committee and committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to safeguarding cash
  accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (f) of section 16.11 of the mental hygiene  law
is relettered subdivision (g) and a new subdivision (f) is added to read
as follows:
  (F) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE OVERSIGHT OF FACILITIES AND
PROVIDERS OF SERVICES HOLDING OPERATING CERTIFICATES PURSUANT TO SECTION
16.03 OF THIS ARTICLE BY:
  (1) DEVELOPING A STATEWIDE POLICY MANDATING AUDITS FOR RESIDENTS' CASH
ACCOUNTS  INCLUDING  THE FREQUENCY OF THE AUDITS, WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR
CONDUCTING THE AUDITS, AND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR  HOW  THE  AUDITS
WILL BE CONDUCTED;
  (2) DEVELOPING A UNIFORM SYSTEM FOR AUDITS OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS
TO ASSIST SUPERVISORS IN AUDITS;
  (3)  PROVIDING  TRAINING DIRECTLY TO ANYONE REQUIRED TO CONDUCT AUDITS
OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING AUDIT POLI-
CIES AND PRACTICES OF RESIDENTS' CASH ACCOUNTS;
  (4) DEVELOPING A POLICY ON THE PURCHASE AND USE OF GIFT CARDS BY OR ON
BEHALF OF RESIDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  REQUIREMENTS  THAT
SUPERVISORY  STAFF INCLUDE GIFT CARDS IN RESIDENTS' PERSONAL EXPENDITURE
PLANS AND NOTIFICATION TO SUPERVISORS OF THE PURCHASE OR DELIVERY  OF  A
GIFT CARD TO A RESIDENT; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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