Bill Text: NY A02394 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Directs the office of victims services to consult with the office for the aging in establishing a program for home visitation for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-09-12 - signed chap.280 [A02394 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A02394-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 20, 2017
        Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, SEPULVEDA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
          of A. PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Aging
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a
          home visitation program for elderly and  invalid  victims  of  violent
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section  623  of  the  executive  law,  as
     2  amended  by  section 8 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    9. To establish and maintain a special investigative unit to  expedite
     5  processing  of  claims  by  senior  citizens and special emergency situ-
     6  ations, and to promote, in consultation with the office for  the  aging,
     7  the  establishment  of a volunteer program of home visitation to elderly
     8  and invalid victims of violent crime.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.