assembly Bill A7312A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for elder abuse prevention training

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2021 print number 7312a
May 06, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to aging
May 05, 2021 referred to aging

A7312 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5196
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7237
2017-2018: S4501
2019-2020: S1968

A7312 - Summary

Requires the office for the aging to develop and provide elder abuse prevention training to train senior service centers and contractors in the detection and reporting of elder abuse in consultation with the office of children and family services.

A7312 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7312
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. FRONTUS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to providing elder  abuse
   prevention training
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 214-c of the executive law, as added by chapter 184
 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
   § 214-c. Elder abuse awareness AND PREVENTION TRAINING.  1. The super-
 intendent, in cooperation with the state office for the  aging  and  the
 office  of  children  and family services, shall, for all members of the
 division of state police:
   [(1)] A. develop, maintain and disseminate educational material relat-
 ing  to  abuse  of  adults,  including  physical  abuse,  sexual  abuse,
 emotional  abuse,  active  neglect,  passive  neglect, self neglect, and
 financial exploitation, as  such  terms  are  defined  in  section  four
 hundred seventy-three of the social services law, and
   [(2)]  B.  establish  and implement written procedures and policies in
 the event a member of the  division  of  state  police  encounters  such
 abuse, including the provision of information and referral.
   2.  A.  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  SHALL  DEVELOP  A PROGRAM TO TRAIN SENIOR
 SERVICE PROVIDERS IN THE DETECTION AND REPORTING OF  ELDER  ABUSE.  SUCH
 PROGRAM  SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE  TRAINING ON THE COUNSELING OF ELDER ABUSE
 VICTIMS.
   B. THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL REQUIRE THAT EMPLOYEES OF  SENIOR  CENTERS
 AND  EMPLOYEES  OF  ENTITIES THAT CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OFFICE FOR THE
 AGING AND THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES TO PROVIDE SERVICES
 TO SENIOR CITIZENS, BE TRAINED IN ELDER ABUSE DETECTION,  REPORTING  AND
 COUNSELING,  AND  RECEIVE  SUPPLEMENTAL REFRESHER TRAINING REGARDING THE
 SAME AT LEAST ONCE EVERY  THREE  YEARS,  IF  SUCH  EMPLOYEE  HAS  OR  IS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03877-01-1

A7312A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5196
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §219-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7237
2017-2018: S4501
2019-2020: S1968

A7312A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office for the aging to develop and provide elder abuse prevention training to train senior service centers and contractors in the detection and reporting of elder abuse in consultation with the office of children and family services.

A7312A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7312--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. FRONTUS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Aging -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
   as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder law, in relation to providing elder abuse
   prevention training

   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 219-a to
 read as follows:
   219-A.  ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION TRAINING. 1. THE DIRECTOR
 SHALL, IN COOPERATION WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES
 AND THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE:
   (A) DEVELOP, MAINTAIN AND DISSEMINATE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL RELATING TO
 ABUSE  OF  ADULTS,  INCLUDING  PHYSICAL  ABUSE,  SEXUAL ABUSE, EMOTIONAL
 ABUSE, ACTIVE NEGLECT, PASSIVE  NEGLECT,  SELF  NEGLECT,  AND  FINANCIAL
 EXPLOITATION,  AS  SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SEVEN-
 TY-THREE OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
   (B) ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT WRITTEN PROCEDURES AND POLICIES FOR SENIOR
 CENTERS AND CONTRACTORS IN THE EVENT EMPLOYEES  OF  SENIOR  CENTERS  AND
 EMPLOYEES  OF  ENTITIES  THAT CONTRACT WITH THE OFFICE AND THE OFFICE OF
 CHILDREN AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  ENCOUNTERS  SUCH  ABUSE,  INCLUDING  THE
 PROVISION OF INFORMATION AND REFERRAL, AND
   (C)  NOTHING  IN  THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE OFFICE FROM UTILIZING
 MATERIALS IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETEEN OF THIS TITLE.
   2. (A) THE DIRECTOR SHALL DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO  TRAIN  SENIOR  SERVICE
 PROVIDERS  IN  THE  DETECTION AND REPORTING OF ELDER ABUSE. SUCH PROGRAM
 SHALL ALSO INCLUDE TRAINING ON THE COUNSELING OF ELDER ABUSE VICTIMS.
   (B) THE DIRECTOR SHALL REQUIRE THAT EMPLOYEES OF  SENIOR  CENTERS  AND
 EMPLOYEES  OF  ENTITIES  THAT CONTRACT WITH THE OFFICE AND THE OFFICE OF
 CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO SENIOR CITIZENS,  BE
 TRAINED  IN ELDER ABUSE DETECTION, REPORTING AND COUNSELING, AND RECEIVE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.