assembly Bill A11300

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights

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Aug 15, 2018 referred to aging

A11300 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8580
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 §§263 - 270, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A866, S2912
2021-2022: A7807, S85

A11300 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

A11300 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11300

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 15, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Simotas) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to establishing the  lesbian,
  gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill
  of rights

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a new article 4 to  read
as follows:
                                 ARTICLE 4
      LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY
                        RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS
SECTION 263. DEFINITIONS.
        264. UNLAWFUL ACTIONS.
        265. RECORDKEEPING.
        266. PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
        267. RESIDENT PRIVACY.
        268. TRAINING.
        269. APPLICATION.
        270. VIOLATIONS.
  § 263. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1."GENDER  IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION"  SHALL  MEAN A PERSON'S ACTUAL OR
PERCEIVED GENDER-RELATED IDENTITY, APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR, EXPRESSION,  OR
OTHER  GENDER-RELATED  CHARACTERISTIC  REGARDLESS OF THE SEX ASSIGNED TO
THAT PERSON AT BIRTH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE STATUS OF BEING
TRANSGENDER.
  2. "GENDER-NONCONFORMING" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHOSE GENDER  EXPRESSION
DOES  NOT  CONFORM  TO  STEREOTYPICAL EXPECTATIONS OF HOW A MAN OR WOMAN
SHOULD APPEAR OR ACT.
  3. "LGBT" SHALL MEAN LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, OR TRANSGENDER.
  4. "LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES" OR "FACILITIES" SHALL MEAN  RESIDENTIAL
HEALTH  CARE FACILITIES AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION TWEN-
TY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, ADULT CARE FACILITIES  AS
DEFINED  IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets