senate Bill S5446

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain reports relating to reportable incidents involving vulnerable persons to be made available to officers and employees of the state comptroller

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to mental health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.740
May 01, 2019 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

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May 14, 2019 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S5446
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

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S5446 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Mental Health And Developmental Disabilities
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §496, Soc Serv L

S5446 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain reports relating to reportable incidents involving vulnerable persons to be made available to officers and employees of the state comptroller for the purposes of a duly authorized performance audit.

S5446 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5446 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5446

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social services law, in relation to authorizing
  certain reports relating to reportable incidents involving  vulnerable
  persons  to  be  made available to officers and employees of the state
  comptroller for the purposes of a duly authorized performance audit

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (f) and (g) of subdivision 1 of section 496 of
the social services law, as added by section 1 of part B of chapter  501
of  the  laws  of  2012, are amended and a new paragraph (h) is added to
read as follows:
  (f) the independent agency designated pursuant to subdivision  (b)  of
section  five  hundred  fifty-eight  of the executive law, provided that
such information is relevant to a matter within the legal  authority  of
such agency; [or]
  (g) other persons named in the report, as defined in subdivision thir-
teen  of  section  four  hundred  eighty-eight  of  this  article  which
includes, but is not limited to, the service recipient's parent, guardi-
an or other person legally responsible for such person; provided, howev-
er, that the names  and  other  personally  identifying  information  of
custodians  and  other  service  recipients shall not be included unless
such custodians and service recipients authorize disclosure.    Notwith-
standing  the  prohibitions on non-redisclosure set forth in the closing
sentence of this subdivision, the service recipient,  and  such  service
recipient's  parent,  guardian  or  other person legally responsible for
such service recipient may disclose information and reports made  avail-
able  pursuant  to  this paragraph to an attorney, who shall not further
disclose except as is necessary for use by such  attorney  in  rendering
advice, assistance and representation[.]; OR

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

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