assembly Bill A710A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of nursing homes

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.233
rules report cal.233
reported
Jun 06, 2019 reported referred to rules
Feb 20, 2019 print number 710a
Feb 20, 2019 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 28, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 23, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A710 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4861
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2827, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8208
2017-2018: A4395, S2036, S7108

A710 - Summary

Relates to the closure of nursing homes.

A710 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   710

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NIOU, ABINANTI, BARRON, CARROLL, COLTON, CUSICK,
  DE LA ROSA, DICKENS, DILAN, GLICK,  GOTTFRIED,  HEVESI,  KIM,  MOSLEY,
  ORTIZ,   PEOPLES-STOKES,  PRETLOW,  QUART,  RICHARDSON,  L. ROSENTHAL,
  SIMON, SIMOTAS, ABBATE, LENTOL,  PHEFFER AMATO,  BLAKE,  SEAWRIGHT  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  closure  of
  nursing homes

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2827 to read as follows:
  § 2827.  CLOSURE OF NURSING HOMES. 1. IN THE EVENT THAT AN OPERATOR OF
A NURSING HOME ELECTS TO CLOSE THE FACILITY, THE FOLLOWING SHALL APPLY:
  (A) THE OPERATOR SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT IN WRITING AT LEAST NINE-
TY DAYS PRIOR TO THE ANTICIPATED DATE OF CLOSURE OF THE NURSING HOME.
  (B)  THE  WRITTEN  NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE A PROPOSED PLAN FOR CLOSURE OF
THE NURSING HOME. THE PLAN SHALL BE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER,  INCLUDE  TIMETABLES  FOR  ALL  STEPS IN THE CLOSURE PROCESS AND
DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES AND ACTIONS THE OPERATOR WILL TAKE TO:
  (I) NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF THE CLOSURE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS  FOR  TERMI-
NATION OF ADMISSION AGREEMENTS AND INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGE;
  (II) ASSESS THE NEEDS AND PREFERENCES OF INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTS;
  (III)  ASSIST  RESIDENTS  IN  LOCATING AND TRANSFERRING TO APPROPRIATE
ALTERNATIVE SETTINGS; AND
  (IV) MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE REGULATIONS  UNTIL  ALL  RESIDENTS
HAVE RELOCATED.
  (C)  COPIES  OF  THE WRITTEN NOTICE SHALL BE CONCURRENTLY DELIVERED TO
THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND  THE  PRESIDING  OFFICER  OF  THE  LOCAL
LEGISLATIVE BODY OF EACH COUNTY, EXCEPT A COUNTY WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN

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

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A710A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4861
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2827, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8208
2017-2018: A4395, S2036, S7108

A710A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the closure of nursing homes.

A710A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 710--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NIOU, ABINANTI, BARRON, CARROLL, COLTON, CUSICK,
  DE LA ROSA, DICKENS, DILAN, GLICK,  GOTTFRIED,  HEVESI,  KIM,  MOSLEY,
  ORTIZ,   PEOPLES-STOKES,  PRETLOW,  QUART,  RICHARDSON,  L. ROSENTHAL,
  SIMON, SIMOTAS, ABBATE, LENTOL,  PHEFFER AMATO,  BLAKE,  SEAWRIGHT  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Health -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on
  Codes  --  reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to the closure of
  nursing homes

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2827 to read as follows:
  § 2827.  CLOSURE OF NURSING HOMES. 1. IN THE EVENT THAT AN OPERATOR OF
A NURSING HOME ELECTS TO CLOSE THE FACILITY, THE FOLLOWING SHALL APPLY:
  (A) THE OPERATOR SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT IN WRITING AT LEAST NINE-
TY DAYS PRIOR TO THE ANTICIPATED DATE OF CLOSURE OF THE NURSING HOME.
  (B) THE WRITTEN NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE A PROPOSED PLAN  FOR  CLOSURE  OF
THE  NURSING  HOME. THE PLAN SHALL BE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER, INCLUDE TIMETABLES FOR ALL STEPS  IN  THE  CLOSURE  PROCESS  AND
DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES AND ACTIONS THE OPERATOR WILL TAKE TO:
  (I)  NOTIFY  RESIDENTS OF THE CLOSURE, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR TERMI-
NATION OF ADMISSION AGREEMENTS AND INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGE;
  (II) ASSESS THE NEEDS AND PREFERENCES OF INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTS;
  (III) ASSIST RESIDENTS IN LOCATING  AND  TRANSFERRING  TO  APPROPRIATE
ALTERNATIVE SETTINGS; AND
  (IV)  MAINTAIN  COMPLIANCE  WITH THESE REGULATIONS UNTIL ALL RESIDENTS
HAVE RELOCATED.

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

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