Adult protective services investigations; financial institutions to furnish records and information.
Adult protective services investigations; financial institutions; furnishing of records and information. Requires financial institutions to cooperate in any investigation of alleged adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation conducted by a local department of social services and to make any financial records or information relevant to such investigation available to the local department of social services upon request. Financial institutions may also voluntarily report information relevant to an adult protective services investigation to the local department of social services or to a court-appointed guardian ad litem for the adult under investigation. The bill provides that, absent gross negligence or willful misconduct, a financial institution is immune from civil or criminal liability for providing such information to a local department of social services or a court-appointed guardian ad litem.
Bill Patron: Head
(House) Enacted, Chapter 743 (effective 7/1/22) April 27, 2022
(Senate) Signed by President as reenrolled April 27, 2022
(Governor) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0743)