senate Bill S5224B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the ability of continuing care retirement communities to offer seniors additional service options

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 20, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.1408
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 18, 2012 print number 5224b
amend and recommit to health
Feb 07, 2012 print number 5224a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
May 03, 2011 referred to health

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S5224 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pub Health L, generally

S5224 - Summary

Relates to the ability of continuing care retirement communities to offer seniors additional service options.

S5224 - Sponsor Memo

S5224 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5224

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to ability of contin-
  uing care retirement communities to offer seniors  additional  service
  options

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2-a, 2-b, 3, 8, 9, 10 and 10-a of section 4601
of the public health law, subdivisions 2-a and 2-b as added and subdivi-
sions 3, 8 and 9 as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1997, subdivi-
sion 10 as added by chapter 689 of the laws of 1989, subdivision 10-a as
added and paragraph a of subdivision 2-b as amended by  chapter  401  of
the  laws  of 2003, are amended and two new subdivisions 7-a and 7-b are
added to read as follows:
  2-a.  "Continuing  care  retirement  contract"  shall  mean  a  single
contract  to provide a person the services provided by a continuing care
retirement community INCLUDING LIFE CARE OR LIFE CARE AT HOME.
  2-b. "Continuing care retirement community" or "community" shall  mean
a  facility  or facilities established to provide a comprehensive, cohe-
sive living arrangement for the elderly, oriented to the enhancement  of
the  quality  of life and which, pursuant to the terms of the continuing
care RETIREMENT contract OFFERED BY THE COMMUNITY, at a minimum:
  a. provides, OR SUPPORTS THROUGH LIFE CARE AT HOME, independent living
units, and [provides a] meal plan OPTIONS. The independent  living  unit
can be made available either through a non-equity arrangement or through
an  equity  arrangement  including,  but not limited to a cooperative or
condominium. For purposes of this article,  the  purchase  price  of  an
independent living unit in an equity arrangement, regardless of the form
of  the  purchase  agreement,  shall  not be considered an entry fee for
purposes of calculating reserve liabilities, but shall be considered  an
entry fee for escrow purposes;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11311-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5224A - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pub Health L, generally

S5224A - Summary

Relates to the ability of continuing care retirement communities to offer seniors additional service options.

S5224A - Sponsor Memo

S5224A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5224--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, LIBOUS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to ability of contin-
  uing  care  retirement communities to offer seniors additional service
  options

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2-a, 2-b, 3, 8, 9, 10 and 10-a of section 4601
of the public health law, subdivision 2-a as added and subdivisions 3, 8
and  9 as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 2-b as
amended by chapter 523 of the laws of 2011, subdivision 10 as  added  by
chapter  689 of the laws of 1989, and subdivision 10-a as added by chap-
ter 401 of the laws of 2003, are amended and two  new  subdivisions  7-a
and 7-b are added to read as follows:
  2-a.  "Continuing  care  retirement  contract"  shall  mean  a  single
contract to provide a person the services provided by a continuing  care
retirement community INCLUDING LIFE CARE OR LIFE CARE AT HOME.
  2-b.  "Continuing care retirement community" or "community" shall mean
a facility or facilities established to provide a  comprehensive,  cohe-
sive  living arrangement for the elderly, oriented to the enhancement of
the quality of life and which, pursuant to the terms of  the  continuing
care RETIREMENT contract OFFERED BY THE COMMUNITY, at a minimum:
  a. provides, OR SUPPORTS THROUGH LIFE CARE AT HOME, independent living
units,  and [provides a] meal plan OPTIONS.  The independent living unit
can be made available either through a non-equity arrangement or through
an equity arrangement including, but not limited  to  a  cooperative  or
condominium.  For  purposes  of  this  article, the purchase price of an
independent living unit in an equity arrangement, regardless of the form

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11311-02-2

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S5224B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pub Health L, generally

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the ability of continuing care retirement communities to offer seniors additional service options.

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5224B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5224--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, LAVALLE, LIBOUS, STEWART-
  COUSINS, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the  Commit-
  tee  on  Health  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to ability of contin-
  uing  care  retirement communities to offer seniors additional service
  options

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2-a, 2-b, 3, 8, 9, 10 and 10-a of section 4601
of the public health law, subdivision 2-a as added and subdivisions 3, 8
and  9 as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 2-b as
amended by chapter 523 of the laws of 2011, subdivision 10 as  added  by
chapter  689 of the laws of 1989, and subdivision 10-a as added by chap-
ter 401 of the laws of 2003, are amended and three new subdivisions 7-a,
7-b and 7-c are added to read as follows:
  2-a.  "Continuing  care  retirement  contract"  shall  mean  a  single
contract  to provide a person the services provided by a continuing care
retirement community INCLUDING LIFE CARE OR LIFE CARE AT HOME.
  2-b. "Continuing care retirement community" or "community" shall  mean
a  facility  or facilities established to provide a comprehensive, cohe-
sive living arrangement for the elderly, oriented to the enhancement  of
the  quality  of life and which, pursuant to the terms of the continuing
care RETIREMENT contract OFFERED BY THE COMMUNITY, at a minimum:
  a. provides, OR SUPPORTS THROUGH LIFE CARE AT HOME, independent living
units, and [provides a] meal plan OPTIONS.  The independent living  unit
can be made available either through a non-equity arrangement or through
an  equity  arrangement  including,  but not limited to a cooperative or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11311-04-2

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