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A05220 Summary:

COSPNSRDestito, Gunther, Zebrowski, Christensen, Reilly, Abbate, Dinowitz, Titone, Pheffer, Jaffee, John, Meng, Titus, Boyland, Spano, Lupardo
MLTSPNSRBrennan, Brook-Krasny, Glick, Gottfried, Kellner, Koon, Mayersohn, McEneny, Nolan, O'Donnell, Russell, Schimel, Sweeney, Weisenberg
Add S837-ff, Exec L
Creates the missing vulnerable adults clearinghouse; provides for plan and implementation programs to ensure the most effective use of federal, state, and local resources in the investigation of missing vulnerable adults; disseminates a directory of resources to assist in locating missing vulnerable adults; provides for cooperation with the department of health, office of mental health, office of mental retardation and developmental disabilities, office for the aging, and other public and private organizations to develop education and prevention programs concerning the safety of vulnerable adults; provides for assistance from federal, state and local agencies in the investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults; utilizes available resources to duplicate photographs and posters of vulnerable adults reported as missing by police and disseminate this information throughout the state providing such posters indicate only that the adult is missing with no mention of vulnerability; provides assistance in returning missing vulnerable adults who are located out of state; develops a curriculum for the training of law enforcement personnel investigating cases involving missing vulnerable adults, including recognition and management of vulnerable adults; operates a toll-free twenty-four hour hotline for the public to use to relay information concerning missing vulnerable adults; maintains and makes available to appropriate state and local law enforcement agencies information concerning technological advances that may assist in facilitating the recovery of missing vulnerable adults; takes such other steps as necessary to assist in education, prevention, service provision, and investigation of cases involving missing vulnerable adults.
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