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A03743 Summary:

COSPNSRRobinson, Ortiz, Rivera, Jaffee, Abbate, DenDekker, Colton, Moya, Russell, Skoufis
MLTSPNSRGalef, Peoples-Stokes, Titone
Add Art 5 Title 9 SS310 - 320, Soc Serv L
Enacts the "elderly abuse protective act" to protect residents 62 years of age or older who suffer abuse or deprivation; requires reports to the commissioner of the office of children and family services of the possible necessity for protective services; specifies action by such commissioner upon receiving such report including evaluation, right of entry, and furnishing of protective services; specifies the authority of the office of children and family services with respect thereto and requires assistance of other agencies in the implementation thereof; provides for judicial and review action against caretakers who abuse elderly; creates statewide central register of elderly abuse; appropriates $600,000 to the office of children and family services.
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