assembly Bill A1015

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of hospitals

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Jan 10, 2017 referred to health

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A1015 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-h, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6417
2019-2020: A2986

A1015 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals; includes general hospitals or the surrender of an operating certificate.

A1015 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1015

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMON, ARROYO, BARRON, COOK, COLTON, MOSLEY,
  SKOUFIS, STECK, WALKER, DAVILA, SEAWRIGHT, ABINANTI, HOOPER, ORTIZ  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BLAKE -- 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 may  be  cited  as  the  "local
input in community healthcare act".
  §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2801-h
to read as follows:
  § 2801-H. 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,
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.
                                                           LBD00446-02-7

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