Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 09, 2023||
reported referred to ways and means
|Jan 17, 2023||
referred to mental health
Assembly Bill A1683
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Mary Beth Walsh
2023-A1683 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A1683 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Safeguards cash accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility under the control of the commissioner of mental health, the commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities and the commissioner of alcoholism and substance abuse services.
2023-A1683 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1683 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 17, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, VANEL, WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Mental Health AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to safeguarding cash accounts for people with developmental disabilities in a facility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (f) of section 16.11 of the mental hygiene law is relettered subdivision (g) and a new subdivision (f) is added to read as follows: (F) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP A UNIFORM STATEWIDE POLICY FOR CONDUCTING AUDITS FOR RESIDENTS OF ARTICLE SIXTEEN FACILITIES FOR PERSONAL ALLOWANCE AND CASH ACCOUNTS. THE DEVELOPED POLICIES SHALL INCLUDE BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO: (1) THE FREQUENCY OF THE AUDITS, WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING THE AUDITS, AND HOW THE AUDITS SHALL BE CONDUCTED; (2) TRAINING OF APPROPRIATE STAFF ON CONDUCTING AN AUDIT IN ACCORDANCE WITH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND APPROPRIATE MANAGEMENT OF A RESIDENT'S PERSONAL ALLOWANCE OR A CASH ACCOUNT; (3) THE PURCHASE AND APPROPRIATE USE OF GIFT CARDS BY OR ON BEHALF OF RESIDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS BY STAFF, IN RELATION TO INCLUDING GIFT CARDS IN A RESIDENT'S PERSONAL EXPENDITURE PLAN AND NOTIFICATION TO SUPERVISORS OF THE PURCHASE OR DELIVERY OF A GIFT CARD TO A RESIDENT; AND (4) TYPE OF PURCHASES WHICH REQUIRE RECEIPTS OR DOCUMENTATION BY THE APPROPRIATE STAFF AS WELL AS WHAT TYPES OF DOCUMENTATION ARE APPROPRI- ATE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen- tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02809-01-3
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