BILL NO S05711
SAME AS SAME AS A03430
Amd S473, Soc Serv L
Requires adult protective services to consult with the local area agency on
aging when the individual requiring services is sixty years of age or older.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
June 6, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring adult
protective services to consult with the local area agency on aging
when the individual requiring services is sixty years of age or older
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 473 of the social
2 services law, as added by chapter 446 of the laws of 1979 and such
3 section as renumbered by chapter 991 of the laws of 1981, is amended to
4 read as follows:
5 (a) (1) In that the effective delivery of protective services for
6 adults requires a network of professional consultants and services
7 providers, local social services districts shall plan with other public,
8 private and voluntary agencies including but not limited to health,
9 mental health, aging, legal and law enforcement agencies, for the
10 purpose of assuring maximum local understanding, coordination and coop-
11 erative action in the provision of appropriate services.
12 (2) IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBPARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS PARAGRAPH, WHEN THE
13 INDIVIDUAL TO BE SERVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE
14 OR OLDER, THE LOCAL AREA AGENCY ON AGING, EXCEPT IN A CITY WITH A POPU-
15 LATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, SHALL BE INFORMED AND CONSULTED ON
16 PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE TO HELP SERVE THE INDIVIDUAL.
17 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.