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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S133
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S133 - Details
S133 - Summary
Enacts the New York state community health care investment fund act; creates two new funds in the state finance law to be known as the New York state community health care investment fund and the New York state health care entrepreneurial stimulus fund; establishes the New York state community health care investment fund council consisting of 13 members to oversee the New York state health care community investment funds, establish the RFP process, award grants and issue an annual report.
S133 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S133 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, the public health law and the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York state community health care investment fund act" PURPOSE: This bill enacts the New York State Community Health Care Investment Fund Act. It creates the New York State Community Health Care Investment Fund and the New York State Community Health Care Entrepreneurial Stimulus Fund. These funds will provide grants to projects that seek to address health care disparities and will provide grants to new individual entrepreneurs to assist with their first-year costs of participating in health insurance programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the Healthy New York and Family Health Plus Programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Short Title Section 2 Legislative Intent Section 3 Amends the State Finance Law by adding two sections 99u the New York State Community Health Care Investment Fund and 99v the New
S133 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 133 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the public health law and the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York state community health care investment fund act" 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 state community health care investment fund act". S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby declares that the provision of health care in New York state must be affordable, accessi- ble, and address the multi-faceted needs of its diverse population, from pre-conception planning through the end of life. The legislature also finds that many constituencies play an important role in the state's health care infrastructure: consumers, health care professionals, communities of faith, state and local governments, businesses, insurance companies, community based organizations, home care agencies, school based health clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals. Health care in New York state also faces many challenges. New York state is home to world class medical institutions and research centers. According to the United Health Foundation 2006 America Health Rankings, New York state has the 4th highest per capita spending on public health in the nation, a low rate of motor vehicle deaths and a low rate of cancer deaths. The health care challenges in New York state include a high incidence of infectious disease, limited access to adequate prena- tal care, and a low high school graduation rate. Twenty percent of the state's children under 18 years of age live in poverty. Furthermore, the state's overall rank among the rest of the country decreased between 2005 and 2006, from 26th place to 29th place. Despite a high per capita spending on health ($316 per person) almost three million of its resi- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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