senate Bill S503

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a senior housing task force

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2017 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1369
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2017 referred to aging

S503 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §203-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2208
2011-2012: S110
2013-2014: S792
2015-2016: S115

S503 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a senior housing task force for the purposes of conducting a state-wide assessment of senior housing needs taking into consideration the various geographical areas and different needs of the seniors in those areas and resources available in those different areas.

S503 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S503 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   503

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  establishing  a  senior
  housing task force

  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 section  203-a  to
read as follows:
  §  203-A.  SENIOR  HOUSING  TASK FORCE. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
WITHIN THE OFFICE A SENIOR HOUSING TASK FORCE WHICH SHALL MEET AT  LEAST
FOUR TIMES IN DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF THE STATE.  THE TASK FORCE
SHALL  CONSIST  OF  SEVENTEEN  MEMBERS AND SHALL INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES
FROM THE FOLLOWING STATE AGENCIES: THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING,  THE  DIVI-
SION  OF  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY RENEWAL, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE
OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, THE DEPARTMENT  OF  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT,  THE
EMPIRE  STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVEL-
OPMENTAL DISABILITIES, THE DIVISION OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR ADULTS OF
THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,  AND  THE  NEW  YORK  CITY
DEPARTMENT FOR THE AGING. OF THE EIGHT REMAINING MEMBERS, THREE SHALL BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE
ASSEMBLY, THREE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION
OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE
GOVERNOR  AT  THE  RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY
AND ONE SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
MINORITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE, AND SHALL BROADLY REPRESENT HOUSING AND
SENIOR CITIZEN GROUPS FROM ALL GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OF THE  STATE  INCLUDING
SERVICE  PROVIDERS,  ASSOCIATIONS, ADVOCATES, PROPRIETORS, AND CONSUMERS
OF FOR-PROFIT AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT SENIOR HOUSING  OPTIONS  INCLUDING  BUT
NOT LIMITED TO: ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES, ADULT HOMES, SKILLED NURSING
FACILITIES,  INDEPENDENT  LIVING FACILITIES, NATURALLY OCCURRING RETIRE-

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

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