|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 26, 2021||referred to aging|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S1065
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1065 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1065 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1065 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To establish the elder abuse shelter aftercare demonstration program SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 ets the parameters of the program Section 2 sets forth the effective date JUSTIFICATION:
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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