|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cities|
|Jan 17, 2013||referred to cities|
senate Bill S2481
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2481 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S2481 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city health and hospitals corporation act, in relation to the financing of acute care or emergency room facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide for the financing of emergency room facilities in two hospitals in each borough by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This legislation amends Section 6 of 1 of Chapter 1016 of the Laws of 1969 - the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Act - by adding a new subdivision 8 to provide that 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. EXISTING LAW: THE NEW YORK CITY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS CORPORATION ACT WAS CREATED BY CHAPTER 1016 OF THE LAWS OF 1969. JUSTIFICATION: The New York City health and hospitals corporation act was adopted in 1969 and declared that "the provision and delivery of comprehensive care and treatment of the ill and infirm, both physical and mental, are of vital and paramount concern and essential to the protection and promotion of the health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the State of New York and the City of New York." It
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
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.