senate Bill S5489

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the state office for the aging to report on older adults who are primary caregivers or guardians of minors and on substance use disorders among older adults

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Current Bill Status Via A4948 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.744
substituted for s5489
May 21, 2019 substituted by a4948
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.744
May 02, 2019 referred to aging

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S5489 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4948
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6079, A6736

S5489 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the state office for the aging to include reports on older adults who are primary caregivers or guardians of minors and on substance use disorders among older adults in the office's annual reports to the governor and legislature.

S5489 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5489 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5489

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAY, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to requiring the state office
  for the aging to include reports on older adults who are primary care-
  givers or guardians of minors and on  substance  use  disorders  among
  older  adults  in  such  office's  annual  reports to the governor and
  legislature

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 213 of the elder law is amended by
adding two new paragraphs (l) and (m) to read as follows:
  (L)  A REPORT ON THE NUMBER OF OLDER ADULTS WHO ARE PRIMARY CAREGIVERS
OR GUARDIANS OF MINORS INCLUDING PREVALENCE BY AGE RANGE,  CIRCUMSTANCES
THAT  LEAD  TO  OLDER ADULTS BECOMING PRIMARY CAREGIVERS OR GUARDIANS TO
MINORS, AN ANALYSIS OF WHAT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE  THROUGH  THE  OFFICE
AND  OTHER STATE AGENCIES TO ASSIST THESE OLDER ADULT PRIMARY CAREGIVERS
AND GUARDIANS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING SUPPORT  FOR  OLDER  ADULTS
WHO ARE PRIMARY CAREGIVERS OR GUARDIANS FOR MINOR CHILDREN.
  (M)  A  REPORT ON SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AMONG OLDER ADULTS INCLUDING
PREVALENCE OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS, WHAT PROGRAMS  AND  SERVICES  ARE
AVAILABLE  FROM  OR  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE, AN ANALYSIS OF WHAT
SERVICES ARE NEEDED TO ASSIST OLDER ADULTS DEALING  WITH  SUBSTANCE  USE
DISORDERS,  AND  RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING HOW THE OFFICE CAN ASSIST AND
PARTICIPATE IN EFFORTS TO ASSIST OLDER ADULTS DEALING WITH SUBSTANCE USE
DISORDERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09695-01-9

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