senate Bill S2659

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to mandating training of direct care workers in adverse childhood experiences

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Current Bill Status Via A4268 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2019 signed chap.391
Oct 11, 2019 delivered to governor
May 30, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.998
substituted for s2659
May 30, 2019 substituted by a4268
ordered to third reading cal.998
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2019 referred to social services

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2659
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 4, 2019 - Social Services committee Vote

S2659
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2019

aye wr (2)

S2659 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4268
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-d, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7756, A9565

S2659 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandating training of direct care workers in adverse childhood experiences.

S2659 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2659 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2659

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to mandating train-
  ing of direct care workers in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

  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 section
20-d to read as follows:
  § 20-D. TRAINING OF DIRECT CARE WORKERS IN ADVERSE  CHILDHOOD  EXPERI-
ENCES. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "DIRECT-CARE  EMPLOYEES" MEANS THE EMPLOYEES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SHELTERS, SAFE DWELLINGS, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS  IDENTIFIED  BY
THE  CERTIFYING  ORGANIZATION  TO RECEIVE TRAINING, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE DIRECTORS AND COORDINATORS OF SUCH  SHELTERS,
DWELLINGS,  AND  PROGRAMS,  AND ANY INDIVIDUAL OR EMPLOYEE PERFORMING OR
REQUIRED TO PERFORM SIMILAR RESPONSIBILITIES.
  (B) "CERTIFYING ORGANIZATION" MEANS AN ORGANIZATION DESIGNATED BY  THE
FEDERAL  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE
IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN LOCAL  COMMUNITIES,  SOCIAL  SERVICES  SYSTEMS,  AND
PROGRAMMING  REGARDING  THE  PREVENTION  AND  INTERVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE IN NEW YORK STATE.
  (C) "ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES" OR "ACES" MEANS STRESSFUL OR TRAU-
MATIC EXPERIENCES  EXPERIENCED  DURING  CHILDHOOD,  WHICH  ARE  STRONGLY
RELATED  TO  THE  DEVELOPMENT  AND  PREVALENCE OF A WIDE RANGE OF HEALTH
PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT A PERSON'S LIFETIME, INCLUDING, BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO
PHYSICAL  OR  SEXUAL  ABUSE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; PARENTAL MENTAL ILLNESS;
SUBSTANCE ABUSE; AND INCARCERATION.
  2. THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE AND THE OFFICE OF
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED FOR SUCH
PURPOSE, CONTRACT EXCLUSIVELY WITH AN ENTITY, OR WITH ENTITIES IN  PART-
NERSHIP,  TO  DEVELOP  A  TRAINING  PROGRAM FOR DIRECT-CARE EMPLOYEES TO

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

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