senate Bill S9002

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the long-term care ombudsman program

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A11050 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2018 signed chap.259
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1903
substituted for s9002
Jun 18, 2018 substituted by a11050
ordered to third reading cal.1903
Jun 12, 2018 referred to rules

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S9002 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11050
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L

S9002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the long-term care ombudsman program.

S9002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9002

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to the long-term care ombuds-
  man program

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

  Section  1. Section 218 of the elder law, paragraph (b) of subdivision
1 as amended by section 1 of chapter 462 of the laws of  2015,  subpara-
graph  3  of  paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 95 of
the laws of 2004, paragraph (g) of subdivision 3 as added by chapter 462
of the laws of 2015, and subparagraph 2 of paragraph (a) of  subdivision
7  as  amended by chapter 230 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as
follows:
  § 218. [Long term] LONG-TERM care ombudsman. 1. Definitions.  For  the
purposes  of  this section, the following terms shall have the following
meanings:
  (a) ["Local ombudsman" shall mean an individual who is employed by the
local entity designated pursuant to subdivision four of this section and
who has been approved by the state ombudsman to perform or carry out the
activities of the local long term  care  ombudsman  program.  The  local
ombudsman  may be either a paid employee or volunteer of the local enti-
ty] "ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION" SHALL MEAN ANY  ACTION  OR  DECISION  BY  AN
OWNER,  EMPLOYEE, OR AGENT OF A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY, OR BY A GOVERN-
MENT AGENCY, WHICH AFFECTS THE PROVISION OF SERVICE TO RESIDENTS  OF  OR
APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
  (B) "IMMEDIATE FAMILY" PERTAINING TO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, SHALL MEAN
A  MEMBER  OF  THE  HOUSEHOLD  OR  A RELATIVE WITH WHOM THERE IS A CLOSE
PERSONAL OR SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIP.
  (C) "LOCAL OMBUDSMAN ENTITY" SHALL MEAN ANY ENTITY DESIGNATED TO OPER-
ATE A LOCAL LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
  [(b) "Long term] (D) "LONG-TERM care facilities" shall  mean  residen-
tial  health  care facilities as defined in subdivision three of section
twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law[,]; adult care facili-
ties as defined in subdivision twenty-one of section two of  the  social

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

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