S00852 Summary:

BILL NOS00852A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A00083-A
 
SPONSORKLEIN
 
COSPNSRADDABBO, DILAN, GALLIVAN, KENNEDY, SERINO, VALESKY
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 473, Soc Serv L
 
Requires the office of children and family services to track and report elder abuse and to issue a biennial report to the governor and legislature regarding the incidence of elder abuse in the state.
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S00852 Actions:

BILL NOS00852A
 
01/07/2015REFERRED TO AGING
03/03/2015REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
05/05/20151ST REPORT CAL.557
05/06/20152ND REPORT CAL.
05/11/2015ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
06/15/2015PASSED SENATE
06/15/2015DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/15/2015referred to aging
01/06/2016died in assembly
01/06/2016returned to senate
01/06/2016REFERRED TO AGING
01/13/2016AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO AGING
01/13/2016PRINT NUMBER 852A
03/15/2016REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
05/04/20161ST REPORT CAL.677
05/05/20162ND REPORT CAL.
05/09/2016ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/10/2016PASSED SENATE
05/10/2016DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
05/10/2016referred to aging
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S00852 Memo:

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S00852 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         852--A
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 7, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, DILAN, GALLIVAN, KENNEDY, VALESKY --
          read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
          the Committee on Aging -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Aging  in
          accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
          amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
          tee
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the tracking and
          reporting  of  elder  abuse;  and  providing  for  the  repeal of such
          provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Subdivisions  6,  7  and  8  of section 473 of the social
     2  services law are renumbered subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 and a  new  subdivi-
     3  sion 6 is added to read as follows:
     4    6.  (a)  The  office  of  children  and  family  services (hereinafter
     5  referred to in this section as the "office") shall, in cooperation  with
     6  the office for the aging, collect data on elder abuse possessed by state
     7  and  local agencies, including but not limited to the division of crimi-
     8  nal justice  services,  the  department  of  law,  the  office  for  the
     9  prevention  of  domestic  violence and the department of health, for the
    10  purpose of identifying the incidence of elder abuse among  the  elderly.
    11  The  office  shall  create  interagency reporting systems that contain a
    12  uniform set of standards to collect and analyze such data.  Furthermore,
    13  the  office, in consultation with the office for the aging, shall estab-
    14  lish a definition for elder abuse and the  minimum  age  of  an  elderly
    15  person,  that enables the office to accurately compare similar data from
    16  different state and local agencies.  For the purposes of  this  subdivi-
    17  sion, the office and the office for the aging, in establishing the defi-
    18  nition of elder abuse, may incorporate the types of physical, sexual and
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01431-02-6

        S. 852--A                           2
 
     1  emotional  abuse, active and passive neglect, and financial exploitation
     2  defined in subdivision seven of this section.
     3    (b)  County  and  city  social  services  agencies,  adult  protective
     4  services units and protective services for  adults  units  shall  report
     5  incidences  of  elder  abuse, as defined by the office, to the office in
     6  the format specified by such office and including, but not  limited  to,
     7  the  number of referrals, investigations, substantiated cases, and demo-
     8  graphic information on victims and perpetrators.
     9    (c) The office shall, in cooperation with the office  for  the  aging,
    10  issue  a  report to the governor, the temporary president of the senate,
    11  the speaker of the assembly, the minority leader of the senate  and  the
    12  minority  leader  of  the  assembly,  on  or  before  March first in odd
    13  numbered years. Such report shall outline its recommendations for defin-
    14  ing the term "elder abuse" in statute, the types of  reporting  require-
    15  ments that should be instituted to prevent the incidence of elder abuse,
    16  and  the  programs  available  to  prevent  elder  abuse  and to provide
    17  services to victims of elder abuse.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    19  ing  the  date on which it shall have become a law, and shall expire and
    20  be deemed repealed January 1, 2021.
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