senate Bill S1417A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring a registered nurse on staff at facilities certified for enhanced assisted living or special needs assisted living

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May 30, 2014 print number 1417a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

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S1417 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5168A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4655, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6274, A8870

S1417 - Summary

Relates to requiring a registered nurse on staff at facilities certified for enhanced assisted living or special needs assisted living.

S1417 - Sponsor Memo

S1417 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1417

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  KRUEGER,  PARKER  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Aging

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring a regis-
  tered  nurse  on  staff  at facilities certified for enhanced assisted
  living or special needs assisted living

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

  Section  1. Section 4655 of the public health law, as added by chapter
2 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4655. Certification procedures and requirements. 1.  Notwithstanding
any other provision of law, an assisted living operator may apply to the
department to obtain an enhanced assisted living certificate pursuant to
this section.
  (a) Such application shall be on a form approved by the department.
  (b)  An  assisted living operator may apply for such a certificate for
the entire facility or any number of beds at the facility.
  (c) To obtain an enhanced assisted living certificate,  the  applicant
must  submit  a  plan to the department setting forth how the additional
needs of residents will be safely and appropriately met  at  such  resi-
dence.  Such  plan  shall include, but need not be limited to, a written
description of services, staffing levels, staff education and  training,
work experience, and any environmental modifications that have been made
or  will  be  made  to  protect  the  health, safety and welfare of such
persons in the residence. THE PLAN SHALL DESCRIBE HOW THE FACILITY  WILL
MEET THE REGISTERED NURSE STAFFING REQUIREMENT.
  (d) In addition to any other requirements of assisted living, an oper-
ator  of  enhanced assisted living may hire care staff directly pursuant
to standards developed by the department or contract with  a  home  care

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01611-01-3

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S1417A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5168A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4655, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6274, A8870

S1417A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring a registered nurse on staff at facilities certified for enhanced assisted living or special needs assisted living.

S1417A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1417A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1417--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  ADDABBO, GRISANTI, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER,
  PARKER -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Aging -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Aging   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 requiring a regis-
  tered nurse on staff at facilities  certified  for  enhanced  assisted
  living or special needs assisted living

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

  Section 1. Section 4655 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
2 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S  4655. Certification procedures and requirements. 1. Notwithstanding
any other provision of law, an assisted living operator may apply to the
department to obtain an enhanced assisted living certificate pursuant to
this section.
  (a) Such application shall be on a form approved by the department.
  (b) An assisted living operator may apply for such a  certificate  for
the entire facility or any number of beds at the facility.
  (c)  To  obtain an enhanced assisted living certificate, the applicant
must submit a plan to the department setting forth  how  the  additional
needs  of  residents  will be safely and appropriately met at such resi-
dence. Such plan shall include, but need not be limited  to,  a  written
description  of services, staffing levels, staff education and training,
work experience, and any environmental modifications that have been made
or will be made to protect  the  health,  safety  and  welfare  of  such
persons  in the residence. THE PLAN SHALL DESCRIBE HOW THE FACILITY WILL
MEET THE REGISTERED NURSE STAFFING REQUIREMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01611-03-4

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