senate Bill S1065

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the elder abuse shelter aftercare demonstration program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.779
Mar 16, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Apr 27, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S1065
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 16, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S1065
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 16, 2021

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S1065 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1872
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5891, A8708

S1065 (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.

S1065 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1065 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1065
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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.  THE CENTER SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT  ON  FINDINGS  TO
 THE DIRECTOR, THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED
 EIGHTY  DAYS AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE TWO-YEAR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.
 SUCH REPORT MAY ALSO DISCUSS THE  POTENTIAL  OF  UTILIZING  THE  PROGRAM
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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