senate Bill S181

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state nursing shortage correction act

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Jan 05, 2011 referred to labor

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S181 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1745
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §211-b, Lab L; add §91-h, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1416, A2027

S181 - Summary

Enacts the New York state nursing shortage correction act; creates statewide nursing recruitment incentive and retention pilot initiatives; establishes the New York state nursing recruitment incentive and retention account.

S181 - Sponsor Memo

S181 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   181

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law and the state finance law, in relation  to
  enacting the New York state nursing shortage correction act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
state nursing shortage correction act".
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 211-b to read as
follows:
  S  211-B.  STATEWIDE NURSING RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE AND RETENTION PILOT
INITIATIVES. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED, WITHIN AMOUNTS  APPROPRIATED,
TO  AWARD  FUNDING TO SCHOOLS OF NURSING, OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO DEVELOP PILOT INITIATIVES  TO  IMPROVE  THE
CAPACITY TO PREPARE FUTURE GENERATIONS OF ENTRY AND ADVANCED LEVEL NURS-
ES. FUNDING MAY BE USED FOR:
  1. RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION INCENTIVES THAT EXPAND FACULTY CAPACITY;
  2.  INITIAL  COSTS  RELATED  TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW AND/OR EXPANDED
PROGRAMS, INCLUDING EQUIPMENT AND CAPITAL COSTS;
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF CLINICAL SIMULATION LABORATORIES  IN  BOTH  NEW  AND
EXISTING PROGRAMS;
  4.  ACADEMIC  AND  CLINICAL PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE THE USE OF EXPERT
CLINICIANS TO EXPAND FACULTY CAPACITY;
  5. DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF NURSING EDUCATION THAT IS INTERNET-FA-
CILITATED AND/OR PROVIDED THROUGH SATELLITE COURSE-WORK;
  6. INITIATIVES TO RETAIN RETIRING NURSING  FACULTY  AND  THOSE  EXPERT
NURSES LEAVING CLINICAL PRACTICE TO FUNCTION IN EDUCATOR ROLES;
  7. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO PREPARE NURSES FOR AN ACADEMIC CAREER; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01647-01-1

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