senate Bill S2500

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of hospitals

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
May 20, 2015 print number 2500a
May 20, 2015 amend and recommit to finance
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Mar 12, 2015 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 26, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 22, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S2500
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2500 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-i, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S266, S7082

S2500 - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals.

S2500 - Sponsor Memo

S2500 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2500

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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  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;
  (2)  SPECIFIC  MEASURES THE DEPARTMENT AND OTHER PARTIES HAVE TAKEN OR
WOULD TAKE TO AMELIORATE SUCH ANTICIPATED IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITIES;

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

Co-Sponsors

S2500A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-i, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S266, S7082

S2500A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals.

S2500A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2500A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2500--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, MONTGOMERY,
  PANEPINTO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Health -- reported favorably from said
  committee and committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  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.
                                                           LBD08301-04-5

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