senate Bill S6528

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing an elder abuse enhanced multidisciplinary team program under the office for the aging

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2021 signed chap.223
Jun 24, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.681
substituted for a7634
Jun 01, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1211
May 11, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 05, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S6528
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

S6528
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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S6528 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7634
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L

S6528 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an elder abuse enhanced multidisciplinary team program under the office for the aging consisting of professionals for complex cases of elder abuse, including financial exploitation, physical abuse, psychological abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.

S6528 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6528 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6528
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- (at request of the Office for the Aging)
   -- 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  elder
   abuse  enhanced  multidisciplinary  team program under the auspices of
   the New York state office for the aging

   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 ENHANCED MULTIDISCIPLINARY  TEAM  PROGRAM.  1.  THE
 OFFICE   IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR THE
 PROGRAM, TO ESTABLISH AN ELDER  ABUSE  ENHANCED  MULTIDISCIPLINARY  TEAM
 PROGRAM  CONSISTING OF TEAMS AT THE REGIONAL OR COUNTY LEVEL FOR COMPLEX
 CASES OF ELDER ABUSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  FINANCIAL  EXPLOITA-
 TION,  PHYSICAL  ABUSE,  PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE, SEXUAL ABUSE, AND NEGLECT,
 INVOLVING A VICTIM SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
   2. SUCH ELDER ABUSE ENHANCED MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS SHALL CONSIST  OF
 REPRESENTATION  BY  PROFESSIONALS GENERALLY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE DECISIONS
 ON BEHALF OF THEIR AGENCY FROM PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND VOLUNTARY  AGENCIES.
 REPRESENTED   PROFESSIONS   MAY   INCLUDE,   BUT  ARE  NOT  LIMITED  TO,
 HEALTH/MEDICAL,  MENTAL  HEALTH,  AGING,  PROTECTIVE   SERVICES,   HUMAN
 SERVICES,  SOCIAL  WORK, BANKING/FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, LEGAL SERVICES,
 DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICES,  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES,  AND  FORENSIC
 ACCOUNTING.
   3.  TEAMS  WILL  ALSO  CONSIST  OF A COORDINATOR WHO WILL PROVIDE CASE
 CONSULTATION, TRIAGE CASES, FACILITATE ELDER ABUSE ENHANCED  MULTIDISCI-
 PLINARY TEAM MEETINGS, MONITOR PROGRESS, AND FACILITATE COORDINATION AND
 COOPERATIVE  ACTION IN THE PROVISION OF APPROPRIATE SERVICES TO AN INDI-
 VIDUAL IDENTIFIED AS BEING A VICTIM OF ELDER ABUSE,  AS  WELL  AS  OTHER
 DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE ROLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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