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S05489 Summary:

BILL NOS05489
 
SAME ASSAME AS A04948
 
SPONSORMAY
 
COSPNSRSERINO, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 213, El L
 
Requires the state office for the aging to include reports on older adults who are primary caregivers or guardians of minors and on substance use disorders among older adults in the office's annual reports to the governor and legislature.
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S05489 Actions:

BILL NOS05489
 
05/02/2019REFERRED TO AGING
05/14/20191ST REPORT CAL.744
05/15/20192ND REPORT CAL.
05/20/2019ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/21/2019SUBSTITUTED BY A4948
 A04948 AMEND= Bronson
 02/05/2019referred to aging
 02/12/2019reported referred to ways and means
 05/14/2019reported
 05/16/2019advanced to third reading cal.348
 05/21/2019passed assembly
 05/21/2019delivered to senate
 05/21/2019REFERRED TO AGING
 05/21/2019SUBSTITUTED FOR S5489
 05/21/20193RD READING CAL.744
 05/21/2019PASSED SENATE
 05/21/2019RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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S05489 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5489
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       May 2, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens. MAY, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
        AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to requiring the state office
          for the aging to include reports on older adults who are primary care-
          givers or guardians of minors and on  substance  use  disorders  among
          older  adults  in  such  office's  annual  reports to the governor and
          legislature
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 213 of the elder law is amended by
     2  adding two new paragraphs (l) and (m) to read as follows:
     3    (l)  A report on the number of older adults who are primary caregivers
     4  or guardians of minors including prevalence by age range,  circumstances
     5  that  lead  to  older adults becoming primary caregivers or guardians to
     6  minors, an analysis of what services are available  through  the  office
     7  and  other state agencies to assist these older adult primary caregivers
     8  and guardians, and recommendations regarding support  for  older  adults
     9  who are primary caregivers or guardians for minor children.
    10    (m)  A  report on substance use disorders among older adults including
    11  prevalence of substance use disorders, what programs  and  services  are
    12  available  from  or  in conjunction with the office, an analysis of what
    13  services are needed to assist older adults dealing  with  substance  use
    14  disorders,  and  recommendations regarding how the office can assist and
    15  participate in efforts to assist older adults dealing with substance use
    16  disorders.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09695-01-9
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