senate Bill S2481

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the financing of emergency room facilities in two hospitals in each borough by the New York city health and hospitals corporation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 17, 2013 referred to cities

S2481 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A135
Law Section:
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง6 & 4, NYC Health & Hosp Corp Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7166, A62
2009-2010: A7404, S1810

S2481 - Summary

Provides for the financing of emergency room facilities in two hospitals in each borough by the New York city health and hospitals corporation and requires representation on the board from each borough.

S2481 - Sponsor Memo

S2481 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2481

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the New York city health and hospitals corporation  act,
  in  relation  to the financing of acute care or emergency room facili-
  ties

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

  Section 1. Section 6 of section 1 of chapter 1016 of the laws of 1969,
constituting  the New York city health and hospitals corporation act, is
amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE CORPORATION SHALL FINANCE THE OPERATION OF AT LEAST  TWO  ACUTE
CARE  OR  EMERGENCY  ROOM  FACILITIES  WHICH ARE LOCATED IN TWO SEPARATE
HOSPITALS IN EACH BOROUGH WITHIN THE CITY.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 4 of section 1 of chapter  1016  of  the
laws of 1969, constituting the New York city health and hospitals corpo-
ration act, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  A corporation, to be known as the "New York city health and hospi-
tals corporation," is hereby created. Such corporation shall be  a  body
corporate  and  politic  constituting  a  public benefit corporation. It
shall be administered by a board  of  directors  consisting  of  sixteen
members, constituted as follows: five directors shall be the administra-
tor,  the  commissioner  appointed  by the mayor as chief administrative
officer of the health functions of the administration, the  director  of
community  mental health services of the administration, the administra-
tor of human resources of the city, and the deputy  mayor-city  adminis-
trator  of  the  city,  or their successors, all serving ex-officio; ten
directors shall be appointed by the mayor, five of whom shall be  desig-
nated  by  the  city council of the city of New York AND SHALL INCLUDE A
REPRESENTATIVE FROM EACH OF THE FIVE BOROUGHS; and the remaining  direc-
tor  shall be the chief executive officer of the corporation. Such chief
executive officer shall be chosen by the aforementioned  fifteen  direc-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00761-01-3

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