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A10127 Summary:

Amd §575, Exec L
Relates to domestic violence training for health and mental health professionals; requires such trainings to be updated annually by the office for the prevention of domestic violence; requires the office to collect data on participation of such trainings by health professionals.
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A10127 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 29, 2022
        Introduced  by M. of A. McMAHON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  domestic  violence
          training for health and mental health professionals
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 575 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 11 to read as follows:
     3    11. Health and mental health professional  training.  (a)  The  office
     4  shall  ensure  that  the trainings developed and delivered to health and
     5  mental health professionals pursuant to subparagraph (ii)  of  paragraph
     6  (c)  of  subdivision three of this section shall be reviewed and updated
     7  annually. Such trainings shall include instructions on mandatory report-
     8  ing of domestic violence for health care workers subject to such  manda-
     9  tory reporting requirements.
    10    (b)  The  office  shall  convene a task force responsible for ensuring
    11  that all health and mental health professionals in the state receive the
    12  trainings under paragraph (a) of this subdivision on  an  annual  basis.
    13  Such  task  force shall collect data on the participation of such train-
    14  ings by health and mental health professionals in the state.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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