senate Bill S266

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of hospitals

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Jan 04, 2017 referred to health

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S266 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7082
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-i, amd §2801-g, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S2500

S266 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of hospitals.

S266 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S266 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   266

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  HOYLMAN,  MONTGOMERY -- 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 may be cited as the "local
input in community healthcare act".
  § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  2801-i
to read as follows:
  §  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,
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.

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