senate Bill S4398A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing certain adult care facilities to arrange for limited nursing services

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
May 23, 2017 print number 4398a
May 23, 2017 amend and recommit to health
Feb 13, 2017 referred to health

S4398 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2736
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7974, A10384
2019-2020: S1788

S4398 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows an adult home, enriched housing facility, assisted living residence or special needs assisted living residence to provide for nursing services in the facility that are not continual, either by arrangement with a provider of nursing services or by employment.

S4398 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4398 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4398

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing certain
  adult care facilities to arrange for limited nursing services

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

  Section  1.  Section  461-c  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. (A) PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS OF THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  HEALTH,  AN
ADULT  HOME,  ENRICHED  HOUSING  FACILITY,  ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OR
SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OPERATOR MAY PROVIDE FOR NURSING
SERVICES IN THE FACILITY  FOR  RESIDENTS  OF  THE  FACILITY,  EITHER  BY
ARRANGEMENT  WITH  A PROVIDER OF NURSING SERVICES OR BY EMPLOYMENT, THAT
ARE NOT CONTINUAL AND WOULD NOT VIOLATE ADMISSION AND  RETENTION  STAND-
ARDS  UNDER THIS SECTION, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES AND SUBJECT TO LIMITA-
TIONS PROVIDED IN THE REGULATIONS. AN  OPERATOR  ARRANGING  FOR  NURSING
SERVICES  SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN A FORM AND
MANNER REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  (B)  NO OPERATOR ELECTING TO PROVIDE SUCH NURSING SERVICES MAY  REPRE-
SENT  TO  THE  PUBLIC  THAT  THE  ADULT HOME, ENRICHED HOUSING FACILITY,
ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE  IS
AN  ENHANCED  ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OR OFFERS AGING IN PLACE AS SUCH
TERMS ARE DEFINED UNDER SECTION FORTY-SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE  OF  ARTICLE
FORTY-SIX-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02575-01-7

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S4398A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2736
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7974, A10384
2019-2020: S1788

S4398A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows an adult home, enriched housing facility, assisted living residence or special needs assisted living residence to provide for nursing services in the facility that are not continual, either by arrangement with a provider of nursing services or by employment.

S4398A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4398A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4398--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing certain
  adult care facilities to arrange for limited nursing services

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

  Section 1. Section 461-c of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.  (A)  PURSUANT  TO  REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, AN
ADULT HOME, ENRICHED HOUSING  FACILITY,  ASSISTED  LIVING  RESIDENCE  OR
SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OPERATOR MAY PROVIDE FOR NURSING
SERVICES  IN  THE  FACILITY  FOR  RESIDENTS  OF  THE FACILITY, EITHER BY
ARRANGEMENT WITH A PROVIDER OF NURSING SERVICES OR BY  EMPLOYMENT,  THAT
ARE  NOT  CONTINUAL AND WOULD NOT VIOLATE ADMISSION AND RETENTION STAND-
ARDS UNDER THIS SECTION, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES AND SUBJECT TO  LIMITA-
TIONS  PROVIDED  IN  THE  REGULATIONS. AN OPERATOR ARRANGING FOR NURSING
SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN A FORM  AND
MANNER REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  (B)   NO OPERATOR ELECTING TO PROVIDE SUCH NURSING SERVICES MAY REPRE-
SENT TO THE PUBLIC THAT  THE  ADULT  HOME,  ENRICHED  HOUSING  FACILITY,
ASSISTED  LIVING RESIDENCE OR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE IS
AN ENHANCED ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE OR OFFERS AGING IN PLACE  AS  SUCH
TERMS  ARE  DEFINED UNDER SECTION FORTY-SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OF ARTICLE
FORTY-SIX-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE  PERMITTED  BY
LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02575-03-7

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