assembly Bill A6440

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires dialysis center disaster preparedness plans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.237
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.352
May 14, 2019 reported
Apr 09, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 07, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A6440 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7571
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §23-d, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9374
2015-2016: A2726
2017-2018: A4303, S8795
2021-2022: S2788

A6440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires facilities offering dialysis services to have an alternate generated power source for use during a general power outage or disaster emergency; exemptions.

A6440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6440

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, CRESPO, TAYLOR -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to dialysis center disas-
  ter preparedness plans

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

  Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 23-d
to read as follows:
  § 23-D. FACILITIES OFFERING DIALYSIS SERVICES. ALL FACILITIES OFFERING
DIALYSIS SERVICES SHALL HAVE AN ALTERNATE POWER SOURCE. FOR THE PURPOSES
OF THIS SECTION "ALTERNATE POWER SOURCE" MEANS EQUIPMENT THAT IS CAPABLE
OF PROVIDING ADEQUATE ELECTRICITY TO OPERATE ALL EQUIPMENT NECESSARY  TO
PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WITH DIALYSIS SERVICES WHICH CAN OPERATE INDEPENDENT
OF  THE LOCAL ELECTRIC UTILITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND PROVIDE ELECTRIC-
ITY DURING A GENERAL POWER OUTAGE OR DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARED  PURSU-
ANT  TO  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS ARTICLE.   THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO APPLY TO A  PATIENT'S  HOME  OR  OTHER
LOCATION  WHERE  THE  PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THAT LOCATION IS NOT TO PROVIDE
HEALTH CARE, INCLUDING A TRAINING LOCATION THAT TRAINS PATIENTS ON DIAL-
YSIS THERAPIES INTENDED TO BE   CONDUCTED PRIMARILY  BY  ONE'S  SELF  IN
THEIR OWN HOME OR OTHER LOCATION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04743-01-9