senate Bill S1560

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Incorporates identity theft into the definition of elder abuse for purposes of support services and programs for elder persons

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2021 approval memo.55
signed chap.655
Nov 29, 2021 delivered to governor
Mar 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.124
substituted for a1994
Mar 04, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 26, 2021 1st report cal.191
Jan 13, 2021 referred to aging

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S1560 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1994
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209, 202, 215, 217 & 214-c, Eld L; amd §21-201, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7712, A10064

S1560 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Incorporates identity theft into the definition of elder abuse for purposes of support services and programs for elder persons.

S1560 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1560 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1560
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, the executive law and the  administrative
   code  of  the  city of New York, in relation to incorporating identity
   theft into the definition of  elder  abuse  for  purposes  of  support
   services and programs for elder persons
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 209 of the elder law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
   (I) "ELDER ABUSE OR EXPLOITATION" SHALL MEAN  ANY  KNOWING  OR  INTEN-
 TIONAL ACT BY A PERSON WHICH CAUSES HARM OR A SERIOUS RISK OF HARM TO AN
 OLDER ADULT INCLUDING PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, SEXUAL, OR FINANCIAL HARM, OR
 HARM RELATED TO IDENTITY THEFT, OR NEGLECT, ABANDONMENT OR CONFINEMENT.
   §  2.  Subdivision  16  of section 202 of the elder law, as amended by
 section 1 of subpart J of part XX of chapter 55 of the laws of 2020,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   16.  to  the  extent appropriations are available, and in consultation
 with the office of children and family services, conduct a public educa-
 tion campaign that  emphasizes  zero-tolerance  for  elder  abuse.  Such
 campaign shall include information about the signs and symptoms of elder
 abuse,  identification  of  potential  causes  of elder abuse, resources
 available to assist in the prevention of elder  abuse,  where  suspected
 elder  abuse  can be reported, contact information for programs offering
 services to victims of elder abuse such as  counseling,  and  assistance
 with arranging personal care and shelter. Such campaign may include, but
 not  be  limited  to:  printed  educational and informational materials;
 audio, video, electronic, other media; and public service  announcements
 or  advertisements[;  and].  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM
 "ELDER ABUSE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS THE TERM  "ELDER  ABUSE  OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04758-01-1

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