senate Bill S3782

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires adult homes and assisted living residences to perform criminal background checks of employees; enables certain adult homes and assisted living residences to collect certain fees for background checks

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Feb 15, 2013 referred to health

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S3782 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8177
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง2899 & 2899-a, Pub Health L

S3782 - Summary

Requires adult homes and assisted living residences to perform criminal background checks of their employees and prospective employees; enables certain adult homes and assisted living residences to collect certain fees for background checks of their employees and prospective employees.

S3782 - Sponsor Memo

S3782 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3782

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 adult
  homes and assisted living residences to  perform  criminal  background
  checks  of  their  employees  and  prospective employees and to enable
  certain adult homes and assisted living residences to collect  certain
  fees  in  connection  with  such  background  checks  of employees and
  prospective employees

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 2899 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 331 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  6. "Provider" shall mean any residential health care facility licensed
under  article  twenty-eight  of  this  chapter; [or] any certified home
health agency, licensed home care services  agency  or  long  term  home
health  care program certified under article thirty-six of this chapter;
ANY ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE FORTY-SIX-B OF THIS
CHAPTER; ANY ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT  PURSU-
ANT  TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE-1 OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW; ANY
CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES WHICH POSSESS  A  CERTIFICATE  OF
AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER; OR ANY RESIDEN-
TIAL  SERVICES FOR PERSONS THAT ARE PROVIDED UNDER A LICENSE PURSUANT TO
ARTICLE SIXTEEN,  NINETEEN,  THIRTY-ONE  OR  THIRTY-TWO  OF  THE  MENTAL
HYGIENE  LAW OR OTHER RESIDENTIAL SERVICES PRIMARILY FUNDED BY OR PRIMA-
RILY UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE OFFICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH.
  S 2.  Subdivision 11 of section 2899-a of the public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  331  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  11. No provider shall seek, directly or indirectly, to obtain  from  a
prospective employee, temporary employee or employee compensation in any

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08378-01-3

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