senate Bill S4412

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes an Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 24, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.558
Feb 04, 2021 referred to aging

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S4412 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2298
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2016
2011-2012: S2187
2013-2014: S4384, A7352
2015-2016: S1449, A2468, A9388
2017-2018: S225, A949
2019-2020: S7691, A1430

S4412 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program for medical and non-medical professionals to promote earlier identification of Alzheimer's and to provide information and other assistance in finding community support for caregivers.

S4412 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4412 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4412
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 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,  in  relation  to  establishing  an
   Alzheimer's disease outreach and education program
 
   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.  ALZHEIMER'S  DISEASE  OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM. 1.  THE
 OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  HEALTH,  IS  HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH AN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE OUTREACH AND
 EDUCATION  PROGRAM  ("THE  PROGRAM") FOR MEDICAL AND NON-MEDICAL PROFES-
 SIONALS, INCLUDING PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND SOCIAL SERVICES PERSONNEL WHO
 WORK WITH OLDER NEW YORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, AND FOR CONSUMERS, CARE-
 GIVERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WORKING WITH OR ON BEHALF
 OF PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA. THE PURPOSE OF
 THE PROGRAM SHALL BE TO:
   (A) PROMOTE EARLIER IDENTIFICATION OF DEMENTIA IN HEALTH CARE  FACILI-
 TIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, CLINICS, AND
 ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES;
   (B)  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  AND  ASSISTANCE  ON WHERE TO FIND COMMUNITY
 SUPPORT SERVICES,  INCLUDING  CAREGIVER  SUPPORT  GROUPS  AND  SERVICES,
 RESPITE,  CARE  MANAGEMENT  AND  TO SERVE AS A CLEARINGHOUSE FOR RELATED
 INFORMATION; AND
   (C) PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF AND ACCESS TO RESOURCES  AND  INFORMA-
 TION  CONCERNING  ALZHEIMER'S  DISEASE  AND  ANY  OTHER DEMENTIA RELATED
 MATTERS THAT THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR  THE  AGING
 DEEM APPROPRIATE.
   2.  THE  PROGRAM  SHALL INCLUDE BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO ANY OF THE
 FOLLOWING ELEMENTS:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01033-01-1

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