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A05590 Summary:

BILL NO    A05590 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Brennan (MS)

COSPNSR    Robinson, Ortiz, Rivera, Jaffee, Abbate, DenDekker, Colton, Moya,

MLTSPNSR   Galef, Peoples-Stokes, Sweeney, 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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