|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 29, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to social services|
|Mar 07, 2013||referred to social services|
senate Bill S4068
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4068 - Details
S4068 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4068 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring residential health care facilities and adult homes to advise current and prospective residents of the financial condition of the facility PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires residential health care facilities to allow patients and prospective patients to examine financial audits. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill shall provide written notification to residents of all adult home, enriched housing programs, residences for adults and assisted programs where a temporary operator has been appointed. JUSTIFICATION: To provide patients and prospective patients with full disclosure about the current financial status of the nursing home facility or managed residential community so that patients can make an informed decision about admission. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2013 - New bill. FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
S4068 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4068 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 7, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring resi- dential health care facilities and adult homes to advise current and prospective residents of the financial condition of the facility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 460-d of the social services law is amended by adding a new subdivision 17 to read as follows: 17. THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO RESIDENTS OF ALL ADULT HOMES, ENRICHED HOUSING PROGRAMS, RESIDENCES FOR ADULTS AND ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMS WHERE A TEMPORARY OPERATOR HAS BEEN APPOINTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00169-01-3
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