senate Bill S5375

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes assisted living residences within the definition of long term care facilities for certain purposes

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A3882 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Aug 03, 2011 signed chap.270
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.795
substituted for s5375
Jun 02, 2011 substituted by a3882a
May 25, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2011 1st report cal.795
May 13, 2011 referred to aging

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S5375 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3882A
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803-c, Pub Health L

S5375 - Summary

Includes assisted living residences within the definition of long term care facilities for certain purposes; requires assisted living residences to permit access to such facilities by the long term care ombudsman.

S5375 - Sponsor Memo

S5375 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5375

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law and the public health law, in relation  to
  long term care ombudsman access to assisted living facilities

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 218 of the  elder
law is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  "Long  term  care  facilities" shall mean residential health care
facilities as defined  in  subdivision  three  of  section  twenty-eight
hundred  one  of  the  public health law [and], adult care facilities as
defined in subdivision twenty-one of section two of the social  services
law,  AND  ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCES, AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY-SIX-B
OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR ANY FACILITIES WHICH HOLD THEMSELVES OUT OR
ADVERTISE THEMSELVES AS PROVIDING ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES AND WHICH ARE
REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED OR CERTIFIED UNDER THE SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  OR
THE  PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.  Within the amounts appropriated therefor, "long
term care facilities" shall also mean managed long term care  plans  and
approved  managed  long term care or operating demonstrations as defined
in section forty-four hundred three-f of the public health law  and  the
term  "resident",  "residents",  "patient"  and  "patients"  shall  also
include enrollees of such plans.
  S 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 218 of the  elder  law,
as  amended  by section 2 of chapter 642 of the laws of 2004, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b) "Long term care facilities" shall  mean  residential  health  care
facilities  as  defined  in  subdivision  three  of section twenty-eight
hundred one of the public health law, AND ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCES, AS
DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY-SIX-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR ANY  FACILI-
TIES  WHICH  HOLD  THEMSELVES  OUT  OR ADVERTISE THEMSELVES AS PROVIDING
ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES AND WHICH ARE REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED OR CERTI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03333-03-1

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