senate Bill S554

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the office for the aging and the department of economic development to expand encore entrepreneurship in the state, to empower individuals fifty years of age or older to establish small businesses

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2021 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1186
May 11, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S554
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 11, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S554
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

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S554 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, El L; amd §134, Ec Dev L

S554 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office for the aging and the department of economic development to expand encore entrepreneurship in the state, to empower individuals fifty years of age or older to establish small businesses.

S554 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S554 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    554
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 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  and  the  economic  development  law,  in
   relation to encore entrepreneurship

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 16 and 17 of section 202  of  the  elder  law,
 subdivision  16  as  amended and subdivision 17 as added by section 1 of
 subpart J of part XX of chapter 55 of the laws of 2020, are amended  and
 a new subdivision 18 is added 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]
   17. subject to an appropriation, make available to designated agencies
 as  defined  in  paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section two hundred
 fourteen of this title, a training program for the  purpose  of  raising
 awareness,  removing  barriers  and  improving services for older adults
 based on their sexual orientation and gender identity or  expression  as
 defined  in  section  two  hundred ninety-two of the executive law. Such
 training program may include:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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