assembly Bill A7067A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York certified retirement community program within the office for the aging

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to aging
May 19, 2009 print number 7067a
May 19, 2009 amend and recommit to ways and means
reported referred to ways and means
Mar 19, 2009 referred to aging

A7067 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3147
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Desig §301 to be Title 1, add Title head, Art 3 Title 2 §§310 - 318, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A399, S112
2013-2014: A1485, S441
2015-2016: A1108, S599
2017-2018: A826, S4871

A7067 - Summary

Establishes the New York certified retirement community program within the office for the aging; such program provides for certification by the director of the office for the aging that a community is advantageous for retirees to live and that such community encourages retirees to reside therein; upon certification the office for the aging shall provide assistance to the community.

A7067 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7067

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, LIFTON, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. DESTITO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Aging

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a program to
  encourage retirees to make their homes in New York state

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The elder law is amended by adding a new section 209-a to
read as follows:
  S 209-A. NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM. 1.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION, "CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY" SHALL MEAN
ANY CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE,  OR  PORTION  THEREOF,  THAT  CONTAINS  OR  HAS
CONVENIENTLY  AVAILABLE  THOSE  AMENITIES THAT ARE OF PARTICULAR NEED OR
INTEREST TO PERSONS WHO ARE RETIRED OR WHO PLAN TO RETIRE, AND HAS  BEEN
SO  DESIGNATED  BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING. SUCH DESIG-
NATION SHALL BE FOR A DURATION OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, AND  MAY  BE
RENEWED THEREAFTER BY MAKING APPLICATION TO SUCH DIRECTOR.
  2. THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING SHALL, WITHIN SUCH OFFICE,
ESTABLISH A NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM. THE PURPOSE
OF SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE TO:
  (A)  PROMOTE  THE  CITIES,  TOWNS,  VILLAGES  AND  PORTIONS THEREOF AS
RETIREMENT  DESTINATIONS  TO  RETIREES  AND  PROSPECTIVE  RETIREES,  FOR
PURPOSES  OF  COMMUNITY  AND  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT,  AND  AS A MEANS OF
ENRICHING THE STATE AND ITS COMMUNITIES; AND
  (B) ASSIST SUCH  CITIES,  TOWNS,  VILLAGES  AND  PORTIONS  THEREOF  IN
PROVIDING AMENITIES THAT RETIREES WOULD FIND ATTRACTIVE.
  3.  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE FOR THE AGING SHALL ADOPT RULES AND
REGULATIONS PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH A CITY, TOWN,  VILLAGE  OR
PORTION  THEREOF  MAY BE DESIGNATED AND RETAIN ITS STATUS AS A CERTIFIED
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY. WHEN ADOPTING SUCH  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS,  SUCH
DIRECTOR  SHALL CONSULT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02181-01-9

A7067A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3147
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Desig §301 to be Title 1, add Title head, Art 3 Title 2 §§310 - 318, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A399, S112
2013-2014: A1485, S441
2015-2016: A1108, S599
2017-2018: A826, S4871

A7067A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York certified retirement community program within the office for the aging; such program provides for certification by the director of the office for the aging that a community is advantageous for retirees to live and that such community encourages retirees to reside therein; upon certification the office for the aging shall provide assistance to the community.

A7067A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7067--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, LIFTON, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M.  of A.  DESTITO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Aging
  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a program to
  encourage retirees to make their homes in New York state

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York certified  retirement  community  act,"  and  the  program
created  hereunder  shall  be  known as the "New York Livable Integrated
Elder Friendly Retirement Communities (New York LIFE) program."
  S 2. Section 301 of the elder law is designated  title  1  and  a  new
title heading is added to read as follows:
                        MATURE WORKER TASK FORCE
  S  3. Article 3 of the elder law is amended by adding a new title 2 to
read as follows:
                                 TITLE 2
             NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM
SECTION 310. DEFINITIONS.
        311. THE  NEW  YORK  CERTIFIED  RETIREMENT  COMMUNITY   PROGRAM;
               CREATION.
        312. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        313. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        314. DESIGNATION.
        315. NEW  YORK  CERTIFIED  RETIREMENT  COMMUNITY  PROGRAM; LOCAL
               COMMITTEES.
        316. NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT  COMMUNITY  PROGRAM;  ASSIST-
               ANCE.
        317. REPORT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02181-05-9