senate Bill S6314A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of an amended operating certificate for Glen Cove Hospital

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 6314a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 14, 2014 referred to health

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S6314 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8327A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Health

S6314 - Bill Texts

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Provides that the commissioner of health shall not issue, renew or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove hospital that will result in the removal, elimination or substantial change in capacity of services at such hospital unless there is a public hearing where it is determined that removal, elimination or substantial change shall not have a negative effect on Glen Cove hospital.

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BILL NUMBER:S6314

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to the issuance of an amended
operating certificate for Glen Cove Hospital

PURPOSE: This legislation would prohibit the Commissioner of the
Department of Health from amending Glen Cove Hospital's operative
certificate with respect to the elimination, removal or substantial
change in orthopedic services offered without conducting a public
hearing..

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: the Commissioner of Health shall not
issue, renew or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove
hospital, Nassau County, that will result in the removal, elimination
or substantial change in capacity of orthopedic services at such
hospital without conducting a public hearing in the community affected
by such changes.

JUSTIFICATION: Glen Cove Hospital has offered first rate orthopedic
care to Long Island patients. Furthermore, there has been no evidence
released that demonstrates the hospital is not financially viable.

This legislation will prohibit the removal or transfer of orthopedic
services from Glen Cove Hospital without a public hearing in Glen
Cove.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6314

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to the issuance of an amended  operating  certificate
  for Glen Cove Hospital

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule  or  regu-
lation  to  the  contrary,  the  commissioner of health shall not issue,
renew or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove hospital,  Nassau
county,  that  will  result  in  the removal, elimination or substantial
change in capacity of orthopedic services at such hospital unless  after
a public hearing, convened by the commissioner of health and held within
the community served by Glen Cove hospital, a determination and findings
are made that the removal, elimination or substantial change in capacity
of orthopedic services at such hospital shall not have a negative effect
on Glen Cove hospital and the community served by such hospital.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13196-02-4

S6314A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8327A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Health

S6314A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Provides that the commissioner of health shall not issue, renew or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove hospital that will result in the removal, elimination or substantial change in capacity of services at such hospital unless there is a public hearing where it is determined that removal, elimination or substantial change shall not have a negative effect on Glen Cove hospital.

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BILL NUMBER:S6314A

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to the issuance of an amended
operating certificate for Glen Cove Hospital

PURPOSE: This legislation would prohibit the Commissioner of the
Department of Health from amending Glen Cove Hospital's operative
certificate with respect to the elimination, removal or substantial
change in services offered without conducting a public hearing.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: the Commissioner of Health shall not
issue, renew or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove
hospital, Nassau County, that will result in the removal, elimination
or substantial change in capacity of services at such hospital without
conducting a public hearing in the community affected by such changes.

JUSTIFICATION: Glen Cove Hospital has offered first rate care to Long
Island patients. Furthermore, there has been no evidence released that
demonstrates the hospital is not financially viable.

This legislation will prohibit the removal or transfer of services
from Glen Cove Hospital without a public hearing in Glen Cove.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 6314--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  in relation to the issuance of an amended operating certificate
  for Glen Cove Hospital

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or regu-
lation to the contrary, the commissioner  of  health  shall  not  issue,
renew  or amend any operating certificate for Glen Cove hospital, Nassau
county, that will result in  the  removal,  elimination  or  substantial
change  in  capacity  of services at such hospital unless after a public
hearing, convened by the commissioner of  health  and  held  within  the
community served by Glen Cove hospital, a determination and findings are
made  that the removal, elimination or substantial change in capacity of
services at such hospital shall not have a negative effect on Glen  Cove
hospital and the community served by such hospital.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13196-03-4

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