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|Jan 06, 2016||referred to aging|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to aging|
senate Bill S599
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Aging Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S599 (ACTIVE) - Details
S599 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the New York certified retirement community program within the office for the aging; provides for certification by the director of the office for the aging that a community is advantageous for retirees to live and that such community encourages retirees to reside therein; provides that upon certification, the office for the aging shall provide assistance to the community.
S599 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S599 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing a program to encourage retirees to make their homes in New York state PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To create elder friendly communities in New York though the "New York certified retirement community act," and the program created under it, the "New York livable Integrated Elder Friendly Retirement Communities (New York LIFE) program." SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Short Title: New York Certified Retirement Community Act. Provides that the program created hereunder shall be known as the New York Livable Integrated Elder Friendly Retirement Communities (New York LIFE) Program. Section 2. Amends the Elder Law by adding a new Article 3. Defines a "Certified retirement community" as a community site (a city, town, or village, or a portion designated by municipality) that meets the requirements of this section and is therefore designated as a certified retirement community by the office for a period of up to five years. The designation is renewable. Also defines an "Assessment
S599 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 599 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ 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 program to encourage retirees to make their homes in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York certified retirement community act", and the program created hereunder shall be known as the "New York Livable Integrated Elder Friendly Retirement Communities (New York LIFE) program." S 2. The elder law is amended by adding a new article 3 to read as follows: ARTICLE III NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM SECTION 310. DEFINITIONS. 311. THE NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM; CREATION. 312. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. 313. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 314. DESIGNATION. 315. NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM; LOCAL COMMITTEES. 316. NEW YORK CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM; ASSIST- ANCE. 317. REPORT. 318. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES. S 310. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY" MEANS ANY COMMUNITY SITE THAT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS THEREFORE DESIGNATED AS A CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COMMUNITY BY THE OFFICE. SUCH DESIGNATION SHALL BE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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