senate Bill S2157

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of health to create a list of long-term care contact information for the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care program

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A433 - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.252
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
May 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.552
substituted for s2157
May 21, 2013 substituted by a433
May 08, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2013 1st report cal.552
Jan 24, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 6, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S2157
29
0
committee
29
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 24, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S2157
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2157 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A433
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง2997-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7788, S4796C, A7788B

S2157 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of health to create a list of information by means of which to contact the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care program.

S2157 - Sponsor Memo

S2157 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2157

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. VALESKY, GRISANTI -- 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 requiring the
  commissioner of health to create a  list  of  long-term  care  contact
  information for the NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care program

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

  Section 1.  The public health law is amended by adding a  new  section
2997-e to read as follows:
  S 2997-E. PROVISION OF CONTACT INFORMATION RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.
1.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE OFFICE FOR THE
AGING, CREATE A LIST OF INFORMATION BY MEANS OF WHICH TO CONTACT THE  NY
CONNECTS:  CHOICES  FOR  LONG  TERM CARE PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED THREE OF THE ELDER  LAW,  LOCAL
AREA  AGENCIES ON AGING, LOCAL DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AND LOCAL
DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH TO BE ORGANIZED BY COUNTY, PROVIDED THAT IN A CITY
WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, SUCH CONTACT  INFORMATION  FOR
LOCAL  AGENCIES  MAY  BE  THE  GOVERNMENT  INFORMATION AND NON-EMERGENCY
SERVICES CITIZEN SERVICE CENTER IN SUCH CITY. THIS LIST SHALL BE UPDATED
PERIODICALLY AS NEEDED. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE  SUCH  LIST  TO
HEALTH  CARE PRACTITIONERS CERTIFIED OR LICENSED UNDER THIS CHAPTER AND,
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, TO  ALL  HEALTH  CARE
PROVIDERS  AND  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONERS LICENSED UNDER THE EDUCATION
LAW.
  2. WHENEVER A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER MAKES A RECOMMENDA-
TION REGARDING THE NECESSITY OF LONG TERM CARE SERVICES  OR  A  REFERRAL
FOR  THE RECEIPT OF LONG TERM CARE SERVICES TO A PATIENT, THE PATIENT OR
PATIENT'S DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE HEALTH CARE
PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER THE CONTACT INFORMATION FROM THE  LIST  CREATED
PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS SECTION THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01495-01-3

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