assembly Bill A6417A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of hospitals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2016 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.243
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 24, 2015 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.652
rules report cal.652
reported
Jun 17, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 12, 2015 print number 6417a
May 12, 2015 amend and recommit to ways and means
reported referred to ways and means
Mar 24, 2015 referred to health

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Multi-Sponsors

A6417 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2500
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-i, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1015, S266, S7082
2019-2020: A2986

A6417 - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals.

A6417 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6417

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SIMON, ARROYO, BARRON, BRENNAN, COOK, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, SKOUFIS, STECK, WALKER --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BLAKE, SCHIMEL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to the closure of
  hospitals

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and maybe cited as the "local input
in community healthcare act".
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2801-i
to read as follows:
  S 2801-I. CLOSURE OF HOSPITALS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF
LAW  TO THE CONTRARY, THE CLOSURE OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL, SURRENDER OF AN
OPERATING CERTIFICATE, OR ELIMINATION OF A SERVICE  ALLOWED  FOR  IN  AN
OPERATING  CERTIFICATE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO
REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  2. (A) NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF AN  APPLICATION  FOR
CLOSURE OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
BOARD,  THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION, THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER REPRESENT-
ING THE AREA WITHIN WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED, THE PRESIDENT OF  THE
BOROUGH  WITHIN  WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED, THE CONGRESSIONAL REPRE-
SENTATIVE FOR THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE FACILITY  IS  LOCATED,  AND  THE
STATE SENATOR AND THE ASSEMBLY MEMBER REPRESENTING THE AREA WITHIN WHICH
THE  FACILITY IS LOCATED, OR THE CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. SUCH WRITTEN
REPORT SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE ANTICIPATED IMPACT OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL'S CLOSURE ON ACCESS
TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES  BY  MEMBERS  OF  THE  SURROUNDING  COMMUNITIES,
INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO RECIPIENTS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY
PERSONS, THE UNINSURED, AND UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08301-03-5

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A6417A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2500
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-i, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1015, S266, S7082
2019-2020: A2986

A6417A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals.

A6417A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6417--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SIMON, ARROYO, BARRON, BRENNAN, COOK, COLTON,
  MOSLEY, SKOUFIS, STECK, WALKER, ROBINSON, DAVILA, SEAWRIGHT --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by  -- M.   of A. BLAKE, SALADINO, SCHIMEL -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health -- reported and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- 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  closure  of
  hospitals

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and maybe cited as the "local input
in community healthcare act".
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  2801-i
to read as follows:
  S  2801-I.  CLOSURE  OF HOSPITALS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF
LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE CLOSURE OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL OR  SURRENDER  OF
AN  OPERATING  CERTIFICATE  PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO
REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  2. (A) NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF AN  APPLICATION  FOR
CLOSURE OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
BOARD,  THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION, THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER REPRESENT-
ING THE AREA WITHIN WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED, THE PRESIDENT OF  THE
BOROUGH  WITHIN  WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED, THE CONGRESSIONAL REPRE-
SENTATIVE FOR THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE FACILITY  IS  LOCATED,  AND  THE
STATE SENATOR AND THE ASSEMBLY MEMBER REPRESENTING THE AREA WITHIN WHICH
THE  FACILITY IS LOCATED, OR THE CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. SUCH WRITTEN
REPORT SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE ANTICIPATED IMPACT OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL'S CLOSURE ON ACCESS
TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES  BY  MEMBERS  OF  THE  SURROUNDING  COMMUNITIES,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08301-05-5

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