senate Bill S5891A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the elder abuse shelter aftercare demonstration program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 26, 2020 print number 5891a
Feb 26, 2020 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2020 referred to aging
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to aging
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1573
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2019 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 4, 2020 - Aging committee Vote

S5891A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2020

Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5891
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5891 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8708
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L

S5891 - Summary

Establishes the elder abuse shelter aftercare demonstration program to provide management services, financial counseling, and mental health services at the conclusion of the discharge process.

S5891 - Sponsor Memo

S5891 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5891

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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 the  elder  abuse  shelter
  aftercare  demonstration program; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 225 to
read as follows:
  §  225.  ELDER  ABUSE  SHELTER  AFTERCARE  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY AND WITHIN
AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED, THE DIRECTOR SHALL ESTABLISH  A  TWO-YEAR,  SHORT-
TERM  AFTERCARE  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY AN EXISTING
CENTER FOR ELDER JUSTICE, WHICH PROVIDES SHELTER AND OTHER SERVICES  FOR
AT RISK OLDER ADULTS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF A FACILITY ESTABLISHED PURSU-
ANT  TO  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, AND LOCATED IN
BRONX COUNTY, NEW YORK CITY.
  2. THE SCOPE OF SHORT-TERM AFTERCARE SERVICES MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE
COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH BUT SHALL AT A MINIMUM  INCLUDE  CASE  MANAGEMENT
SERVICES, FINANCIAL COUNSELING, AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. PROVISION OF
SERVICES  SHALL COMMENCE AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE DISCHARGE PROCESS FROM
THE FACILITY.
  3. THE CENTER AS DEFINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF  THIS  SECTION
SHALL PROVIDE AFTERCARE SERVICES AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION,  AND  EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE AFTERCARE DEMONSTRATION
PROGRAM IN TERMS OF PREVENTING RE-VICTIMIZATION,  AVOIDING  READMISSIONS
TO  THE SHELTER, AVOIDING HOSPITALIZATIONS, AND MAINTAINING RESIDENCE IN
A COMMUNITY SETTING. SUCH REPORT  MAY  ALSO  DISCUSS  THE  POTENTIAL  OF
UTILIZING  THE PROGRAM STATEWIDE AND COLLABORATIONS THAT MAY ENHANCE THE
PROGRAM, AND THE EFFICACY OF ESTABLISHING A PERMANENT AFTERCARE  PROGRAM
STATEWIDE. THE CENTER SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT ON FINDINGS TO THE DIRECTOR,

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

S5891A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8708
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L

S5891A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the elder abuse shelter aftercare demonstration program to provide management services, financial counseling, and mental health services at the conclusion of the discharge process.

S5891A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5891A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5891--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Aging  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the elder law, in relation to the elder abuse shelter
  aftercare demonstration program; and providing for the repeal of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  225  to
read as follows:
  §  225.  ELDER  ABUSE  SHELTER  AFTERCARE  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY  AND  WITHIN
AMOUNTS  APPROPRIATED,  THE  DIRECTOR SHALL ESTABLISH A TWO-YEAR, SHORT-
TERM AFTERCARE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO BE IMPLEMENTED  BY  AN  EXISTING
CENTER  FOR ELDER JUSTICE, WHICH PROVIDES SHELTER AND OTHER SERVICES FOR
AT RISK OLDER ADULTS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF A FACILITY ESTABLISHED PURSU-
ANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH  LAW,  AND  LOCATED  IN
BRONX COUNTY, NEW YORK CITY.
  2. THE SCOPE OF SHORT-TERM AFTERCARE SERVICES MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE
COMMISSIONER  OF  HEALTH  BUT SHALL AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE CASE MANAGEMENT
SERVICES, FINANCIAL COUNSELING, AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. PROVISION OF
SERVICES SHALL COMMENCE AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE DISCHARGE PROCESS  FROM
THE FACILITY.
  3.  THE  CENTER AS DEFINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION
SHALL PROVIDE AFTERCARE SERVICES AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION, AND EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE  AFTERCARE  DEMONSTRATION
PROGRAM  IN  TERMS OF PREVENTING RE-VICTIMIZATION, AVOIDING READMISSIONS
TO THE SHELTER, AVOIDING HOSPITALIZATIONS, AND MAINTAINING RESIDENCE  IN
A  COMMUNITY  SETTING.   THE CENTER SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT ON FINDINGS TO

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

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