|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2021||referred to aging|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 02, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 01, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 26, 2021||1st report cal.190|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to aging|
senate Bill S913
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S913 (ACTIVE) - Details
S913 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S913 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to informal caregiver train- ing PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To encourage the development of training and supports for older adults who are caregivers for minors. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would broaden the informal caregiver training program to include training and resources for older adults who are caregivers for minors. The term "frail or disabled person" has been replaced with "person in need of assistance".
S913 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 913 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- 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 informal caregiver train- ing THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 206 of the elder law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 672 of the laws of 2019, subparagraph 4 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 as added by chapter 269 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: § 206. Informal caregiver training. 1. The director is hereby author- ized and directed, to the extent appropriations are available therefor, to develop, establish and operate training and technical assistance programs, including caregiver resource centers, caregiver networks, and other support activities, for informal caregivers throughout the state for the purposes of assisting such caregivers and improving the quality of care provided [to frail and disabled persons]. The director shall also make available and encourage the utilization of such training programs in consultation with the commissioner OF THE DEPARTMENT of health, the commissioner of the office of children and family services, the commissioner of THE OFFICE OF mental health, and the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities. 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (a) "Informal care- giver" shall mean the family member or other natural person who normally provides [the] daily care or supervision [of a frail or disabled person] OF A PERSON IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE, or any family member or other natural person who contributes to and is involved in [the] caretaking responsi- bilities [for such frail or disabled person] FOR A PERSON IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE. Such informal caregiver may PROVIDE CARE FOR A PERSON IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE, but need not[,] reside in the same household as the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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