senate Bill S866A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of environmentally-sensitive cleaning and maintenance products in nursing homes and adult homes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2014 print number 866a
Jan 14, 2014 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S866 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5724
2011-2012: S125
2015-2016: S176
2017-2018: S4889

S866 - Summary

Relates to the use of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products in nursing homes, residential care facilities, senior centers and adult homes; requires commissioner to establish certain guidelines and criteria for the use of such products.

S866 - Sponsor Memo

S866 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   866

                       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 Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the use  of  envi-
  ronmentally-sensitive  cleaning  and  maintenance  products in nursing
  homes, residential care facilities and adult homes

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2808-e to read as follows:
  S 2808-E. USE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY-SENSITIVE  CLEANING  AND  MAINTENANCE
PRODUCTS  IN  NURSING  HOMES.  1.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE
FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL MEAN:
  (A) "NURSING HOME" MEANS A FACILITY PROVIDING THEREIN NURSING CARE  TO
SICK,  INVALID,  INFIRM, DISABLED OR CONVALESCENT PERSONS IN ADDITION TO
LODGING AND BOARD OR HEALTH-RELATED SERVICE, OR ANY COMBINATION  OF  THE
FOREGOING,   AND   IN  ADDITION  THERETO,  PROVIDING  NURSING  CARE  AND
HEALTH-RELATED SERVICE, OR EITHER OF THEM, TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT  OCCU-
PANTS OF THE FACILITY.
  (B)  "RESIDENTIAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY"  MEANS  A NURSING HOME OR A
FACILITY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED SERVICE.
  (C) "ADULT HOME" MEANS AN ADULT CARE FACILITY ESTABLISHED AND OPERATED
FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL  CARE,  ROOM,  BOARD,
HOUSEKEEPING, PERSONAL CARE, (EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), AND SUPER-
VISION TO FIVE OR MORE ADULTS UNRELATED TO THE OPERATOR.
  (D)  "SENIOR CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY THAT PROVIDES SERVICES TO SENIOR
CITIZENS ON A REGULAR BASIS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MEALS,  RECRE-
ATION AND COUNSELING.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONERS OF ENVI-
RONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND LABOR, SHALL ESTABLISH AND FROM TIME TO  TIME
AMEND GUIDELINES AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY-SENSITIVE CLEAN-

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

Co-Sponsors

S866A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5724
2011-2012: S125
2015-2016: S176
2017-2018: S4889

S866A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products in nursing homes, residential care facilities, senior centers and adult homes; requires commissioner to establish certain guidelines and criteria for the use of such products.

S866A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S866A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 866--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. DIAZ, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Health 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 public health law, in relation to the use of envi-
  ronmentally-sensitive cleaning and  maintenance  products  in  nursing
  homes, residential care facilities and adult homes

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2808-e to read as follows:
  S  2808-E.  USE  OF ENVIRONMENTALLY-SENSITIVE CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
PRODUCTS IN NURSING HOMES. 1. FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION  THE
FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL MEAN:
  (A)  "NURSING HOME" MEANS A FACILITY PROVIDING THEREIN NURSING CARE TO
SICK, INVALID, INFIRM, DISABLED OR CONVALESCENT PERSONS IN  ADDITION  TO
LODGING  AND  BOARD OR HEALTH-RELATED SERVICE, OR ANY COMBINATION OF THE
FOREGOING,  AND  IN  ADDITION  THERETO,  PROVIDING  NURSING   CARE   AND
HEALTH-RELATED  SERVICE, OR EITHER OF THEM, TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT OCCU-
PANTS OF THE FACILITY.
  (B) "RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY"  MEANS  A  NURSING  HOME  OR  A
FACILITY PROVIDING HEALTH-RELATED SERVICE.
  (C) "ADULT HOME" MEANS AN ADULT CARE FACILITY ESTABLISHED AND OPERATED
FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF PROVIDING LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL CARE, ROOM, BOARD,
HOUSEKEEPING, PERSONAL CARE, (EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), AND SUPER-
VISION TO FIVE OR MORE ADULTS UNRELATED TO THE OPERATOR.
  (D) "SENIOR CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY THAT PROVIDES SERVICES TO  SENIOR
CITIZENS  ON A REGULAR BASIS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MEALS, RECRE-
ATION AND COUNSELING.

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

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