senate Bill S2163

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Expands supportive services to the elderly in certain retirement communities by enlarging target group and including more facilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to aging

S2163 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง209, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6137A, A8987
2009-2010: S2217

S2163 - Summary

Expands supportive services to the elderly in naturally occurring retirement communities by enlarging target group through eliminating head of household requirement, and including more such communities by reducing the number of elderly needed to qualify.

S2163 - Sponsor Memo

S2163 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to expanding the coverage  of
  the   naturally  occurring  retirement  community  supportive  service


  Section  1.  Section 209 of the elder law, as amended by section 41 of
part A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, paragraph (b) of subdivision 1
as separately amended by chapter 348, paragraph (d) of subdivision 4  as
separately amended by chapter 410 of the laws of 2010, and paragraph (k)
of subdivision 4, subparagraph 6 of paragraph (c) of subdivision 5-a and
subdivision  6 as amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  S 209. Naturally occurring  retirement  community  supportive  service
program. 1. As used in this section:
  (a)  "Advisory  committee"  or  "committee"  shall  mean  the advisory
committee convened by the director for the purposes  specified  in  this
section.  Such  committee shall be broadly representative of housing and
senior citizen groups, and all geographic areas of the state.
  (b) "Older adults" shall mean persons who are sixty years  of  age  or
  (c) "Eligible applicant" shall mean a not-for-profit agency specializ-
ing  in  housing,  health  or other human services which serves or would
serve the community within which a naturally occurring retirement commu-
nity is located.
  (d) "Eligible services" shall mean services including, but not limited
to: case management, care coordination,  counseling,  health  assessment
and  monitoring,  transportation,  socialization  activities,  home care
facilitation and monitoring, and other services designed to address  the
needs  of  residents  of  naturally  occurring retirement communities by

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


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