senate Bill S792A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a senior housing task force

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 792a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

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S792 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1861A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S110A, A9089
2009-2010: S2208B

S792 - Summary

Establishes a senior housing task force for the purposes of conducting a state-wide assessment of senior housing needs taking into consideration the various geographical areas and different needs of the seniors in those areas and resources available in those different areas.

S792 - Sponsor Memo

S792 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   792

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  establishing  a  senior
  housing task force

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a new section  203-a  to
read as follows:
  S  203-A.  SENIOR  HOUSING  TASK FORCE. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
WITHIN THE OFFICE A SENIOR HOUSING TASK FORCE WHICH SHALL MEET AT  LEAST
FOUR TIMES IN DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF THE STATE.  THE TASK FORCE
SHALL  CONSIST  OF  SEVENTEEN  MEMBERS AND SHALL INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES
FROM THE FOLLOWING STATE AGENCIES: THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING,  THE  DIVI-
SION  OF  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY RENEWAL, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE
OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE DEPARTMENT  OF  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT,  THE
EMPIRE  STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVEL-
OPMENTAL DISABILITIES, THE DIVISION OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTS OF
THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,  AND  THE  NEW  YORK  CITY
DEPARTMENT FOR THE AGING. OF THE EIGHT REMAINING MEMBERS, THREE SHALL BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE
ASSEMBLY, THREE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION
OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE
GOVERNOR  AT  THE  RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY
AND ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
MINORITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE, AND SHALL BROADLY REPRESENT HOUSING AND
SENIOR CITIZEN GROUPS FROM ALL GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OF THE  STATE  INCLUDING
SERVICE  PROVIDERS,  ASSOCIATIONS, ADVOCATES, PROPRIETORS, AND CONSUMERS
OF FOR-PROFIT AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT SENIOR HOUSING  OPTIONS  INCLUDING  BUT
NOT LIMITED TO: ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES, ADULT HOMES, SKILLED NURSING
FACILITIES,  INDEPENDENT  LIVING FACILITIES, NATURALLY OCCURRING RETIRE-

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

S792A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1861A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S110A, A9089
2009-2010: S2208B

S792A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a senior housing task force for the purposes of conducting a state-wide assessment of senior housing needs taking into consideration the various geographical areas and different needs of the seniors in those areas and resources available in those different areas.

S792A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S792A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 792--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Aging  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder law, in relation to establishing a senior
  housing task force

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

  Section  1.  The elder law is amended by adding a new section 203-a to
read as follows:
  S 203-A. SENIOR HOUSING TASK FORCE. 1.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED
WITHIN  THE OFFICE A SENIOR HOUSING TASK FORCE WHICH SHALL MEET AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES IN DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF THE STATE.  THE TASK FORCE
SHALL CONSIST OF SEVENTEEN MEMBERS  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE  REPRESENTATIVES
FROM  THE  FOLLOWING STATE AGENCIES: THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, THE DIVI-
SION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH,  THE
OFFICE  OF  MENTAL  HEALTH,  THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE
EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH  DEVEL-
OPMENTAL DISABILITIES, THE DIVISION OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTS OF
THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,  AND THE NEW YORK CITY
DEPARTMENT FOR THE AGING. OF THE EIGHT REMAINING MEMBERS, THREE SHALL BE
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
ASSEMBLY, THREE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION
OF  THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE
GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINORITY LEADER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY
AND  ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE, AND SHALL BROADLY REPRESENT  HOUSING  AND
SENIOR  CITIZEN  GROUPS FROM ALL GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OF THE STATE INCLUDING
SERVICE PROVIDERS, ASSOCIATIONS, ADVOCATES, PROPRIETORS,  AND  CONSUMERS

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

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