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  Posted on: Thursday, May 17, 2012
New York Senate Passes Bill for Disabled
ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York Senate has approved legislation proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to create a new state agency meant to better protect about a million New Yorkers with disabilities under state-funded care. The bill passed unanimously Wednesday would establish a special prosecutor and inspector general, with more than 400 staff, to oversee six state agencies and their contractors. It would also create a single point for reporting and screening abuse allegations from residential and day programs. And it would have a hotline, statewide incident database and a list of employees banned from working with the disabled because of abuse.
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