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Regular Session 2021-2022
House Bill 1681

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of November 6, 1987 (P.L.381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for legislative policy and for definitions; in administration, further providing for duties of department and area agencies on aging, providing for duties of financial institutions and fiduciaries, further providing for reporting and protection from retaliation and immunity, repealing provisions relating to investigations of reports of need for protective services and to provision of services and access to records and persons, providing for receipt and investigation of reports and for provision of protective services, repealing provisions relating to immunity from civil and criminal liability and to confidentiality of records, further providing for involuntary intervention by emergency court order, repealing provisions relating to individual rights, to financial obligations and liabilities and payments, to regulations and enforcement and to funds for payment of administration of chapter and providing for confidentiality of records, for rights of older adults and for electronic records; in criminal history for employees, repealing provisions relating to definitions, to information relating to prospective facility personnel and to grounds for denying employment, providing for criminal history and repealing provisions relating to regulations, to violations, to provisional employees for limited periods, to State Police and to applicability; in reporting suspected abuse by employees, repealing provisions relating to reports to department and coroner, to investigation, to restrictions on employees, to confidentiality of and access to confidential reports and to penalties, providing for penalties, repealing provisions relating to immunity, providing for immunity from civil and criminal liability and for funding and further providing for regulations.
Last Action:
Referred to AGING AND OLDER ADULT SERVICES, June 23, 2021 [House]
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Statute References :

This bill amends the act of November 6, 1987 (P.L.0381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

HB 422 Rep. HICKERNELL Memo: Elder Abuse Legislation (Former HB 981 of 2019-20 Session)
HB 564 Rep. DEASY Memo: Power of Attorney Exploitation Protection for Seniors (formerly HB 205)
HB 1430 Rep. DAY Memo: Elder Abuse Package
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending November 6, 1987 (P.L.0381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act