senate Bill S4894A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to content of pre-admission reports for persons entering assisted living residences

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7439 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.168
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.794
substituted for s4894a
Jun 17, 2011 substituted by a7439a
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading 4894a
May 25, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2011 1st report cal.794
Apr 28, 2011 referred to aging

S4894 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7439A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4657, Pub Health L; amd §461-c, Soc Serv L

S4894 - Summary

Relates to pre-admission reports for persons entering assisted living residences; permits reports to be made by a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner.

S4894 - Sponsor Memo

S4894 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4894

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
  relation to assisted living residence pre-admission simplification

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

  Section 1. Section 4657 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
2  of the laws of 2004, is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read
as follows:
  3. (A) AT THE TIME OF THE ADMISSION TO AN ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE, A
RESIDENT SHALL SUBMIT TO THE FACILITY A WRITTEN REPORT FROM A PHYSICIAN,
A PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT OR A  NURSE  PRACTITIONER,  WHICH  REPORT  SHALL
STATE:
  (I)  THAT  THE  PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER
HAS PHYSICALLY EXAMINED THE RESIDENT WITHIN ONE MONTH AND  THE  DATE  OF
SUCH EXAMINATION;
  (II) THAT THE RESIDENT IS NOT IN NEED OF ACUTE OR LONG TERM MEDICAL OR
NURSING  CARE WHICH WOULD REQUIRE PLACEMENT IN A HOSPITAL OR RESIDENTIAL
HEALTH CARE FACILITY; AND
  (III) THAT THE RESIDENT IS NOT OTHERWISE MEDICALLY OR MENTALLY UNSUIT-
ABLE FOR CARE IN THE FACILITY.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING AN ACCESSIBLE AND AVAILABLE RECORD AND
ASSURING THAT A RESIDENT IS PROPERLY PLACED  IN  SUCH  A  FACILITY,  THE
REPORT  SHALL  CONTAIN  THE  RESIDENT'S  SIGNIFICANT MEDICAL HISTORY AND
CURRENT CONDITIONS, THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATION  REGIMEN,  RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR  DIET,  THE ASSISTANCE NEEDED IN THE ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING, AND
WHERE APPROPRIATE, RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXERCISE, RECREATION AND FREQUEN-
CY OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.
  (C) SUCH RESIDENT SHALL THEREAFTER  BE  EXAMINED  BY  A  PHYSICIAN,  A
PHYSICIAN'S  ASSISTANT  OR  A  NURSE PRACTITIONER AT LEAST ANNUALLY, AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11099-01-1

S4894A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7439A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4657, Pub Health L; amd §461-c, Soc Serv L

S4894A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pre-admission reports for persons entering assisted living residences; permits reports to be made by a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner.

S4894A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4894A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4894--A
    Cal. No. 794

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging -- reported  favora-
  bly  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
  relation to assisted living residence pre-admission simplification

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

  Section 1. Section 4657 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
2  of the laws of 2004, is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read
as follows:
  3. (A) AT THE TIME OF THE ADMISSION TO AN ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE, A
RESIDENT SHALL SUBMIT TO THE FACILITY A WRITTEN REPORT FROM A PHYSICIAN,
A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR A NURSE PRACTITIONER, WHICH REPORT SHALL STATE:
  (I) THAT THE PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER  HAS
PHYSICALLY  EXAMINED  THE RESIDENT WITHIN ONE MONTH AND THE DATE OF SUCH
EXAMINATION;
  (II) THAT THE RESIDENT IS NOT IN NEED OF ACUTE OR LONG TERM MEDICAL OR
NURSING CARE WHICH WOULD REQUIRE PLACEMENT IN A HOSPITAL OR  RESIDENTIAL
HEALTH CARE FACILITY; AND
  (III) THAT THE RESIDENT IS NOT OTHERWISE MEDICALLY OR MENTALLY UNSUIT-
ABLE FOR CARE IN THE FACILITY.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING AN ACCESSIBLE AND AVAILABLE RECORD AND
ASSURING  THAT  A  RESIDENT  IS  PROPERLY PLACED IN SUCH A FACILITY, THE
REPORT SHALL CONTAIN THE  RESIDENT'S  SIGNIFICANT  MEDICAL  HISTORY  AND
CURRENT  CONDITIONS,  THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATION REGIMEN, RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR DIET, THE ASSISTANCE NEEDED IN THE ACTIVITIES OF DAILY  LIVING,  AND
WHERE APPROPRIATE, RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXERCISE, RECREATION AND FREQUEN-
CY OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11099-03-1

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