senate Bill S5840

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a certificate of need process for assisted living programs

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Current Bill Status Via A7727 - Vetoed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 tabled
vetoed memo.214
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1152
substituted for s5840
Jun 19, 2017 substituted by a7727a
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1152
May 02, 2017 referred to health

S5840 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง461-l, Soc Serv L

S5840 - Summary

Establishes a certificate of need process for assisted living programs; establishes a moratorium on the establishment of new assisted living programs whenever the director of the budget determines that the addition of new assisted living program beds would have a net negative fiscal impact on the medical assistance program.

S5840 - Sponsor Memo

S5840 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 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  establishing  a
  certificate  of  need  process for the assisted living program; and to
  establish a moratorium on the authorization  of  new  assisted  living
  programs in certain cases


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 461-l of the social services  law,
as added by chapter 165 of the laws of 1991, subparagraph (iii) of para-
graph (a) as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of 1994, paragraphs (b),
(c), (e) and (f) as amended by section 82 of part A of chapter 58 of the
laws  of  2010,  paragraph  (d) as amended by chapter 591 of the laws of
1999, paragraph (g) as amended by chapter 397 of the laws of 2012, para-
graph (h) as added by section 20 of part B of chapter 58 of the laws  of
2007,  paragraph (i) as amended by section 67 of part C of chapter 60 of
the laws of 2014, and paragraph (j) as added by section 70 of part A  of
chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  3. Assisted living program approval. (a) An eligible applicant propos-
ing to operate an assisted living program OR INCREASE THE NUMBER OF BEDS
WITHIN  AN  EXISTING PROGRAM shall submit an application to the [depart-
ment. Upon receipt, the department shall transmit a copy of the applica-
tion and accompanying documents  to  the]  department  of  health.  Such
application  shall  be  in  a  format  and  a quantity determined by the
department OF HEALTH and shall include, but not be limited to:
  (i) a copy of or an application for an adult care  facility  operating
  (ii)  a  copy  of  or  an  application for a home care services agency
license or a copy of a certificate for a certified home health agency or
authorization as a long term home health care program;

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


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