senate Bill S2912C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2020 print number 2912c
Mar 02, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2020 referred to aging
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 06, 2019 amended on third reading 2912b
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1100
May 10, 2019 print number 2912a
May 10, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to aging
Jan 30, 2019 referred to aging

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Aging committee Vote

S2912A
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S2912 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A866
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8580, A11300

S2912 - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

S2912 - Sponsor Memo

S2912 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2912

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 the  lesbian,
  gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill
  of rights

  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 article 4 to  read
as follows:
                                 ARTICLE 4
      LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY
                        RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS
SECTION 263. DEFINITIONS.
        264. UNLAWFUL ACTIONS.
        265. RECORDKEEPING.
        266. PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
        267. RESIDENT PRIVACY.
        268. TRAINING.
        269. APPLICATION.
        270. VIOLATIONS.
  § 263. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1."GENDER  IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION"  SHALL  MEAN A PERSON'S ACTUAL OR
PERCEIVED GENDER-RELATED IDENTITY, APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR, EXPRESSION,  OR
OTHER  GENDER-RELATED  CHARACTERISTIC  REGARDLESS OF THE SEX ASSIGNED TO
THAT PERSON AT BIRTH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE STATUS OF BEING
TRANSGENDER.
  2. "GENDER-NONCONFORMING" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHOSE GENDER  EXPRESSION
DOES  NOT  CONFORM  TO  STEREOTYPICAL EXPECTATIONS OF HOW A MAN OR WOMAN
SHOULD APPEAR OR ACT.
  3. "LGBT" SHALL MEAN LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, OR TRANSGENDER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01537-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2912A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A866
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8580, A11300

S2912A - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

S2912A - Sponsor Memo

S2912A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2912--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the elder law and the public health law, in relation to
  establishing the lesbian, gay,  bisexual,  and  transgender  long-term
  care facility residents' bill of rights

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 203 of the elder law  is  amended
to read as follows:
  1. The office shall submit to the federal department of health, educa-
tion  and  welfare a state plan for purposes of the federal older Ameri-
cans act of 1965 and subsequent amendments thereto. The office shall  be
the  single state agency for supervising the administration of such plan
and shall be primarily responsible for coordination  of  state  programs
for the aging for purposes of such federal act. The office shall act for
the state in any negotiations relative to the submission and approval of
such  plan and may make such arrangements, not inconsistent with law, as
may be required by or pursuant to federal law to obtain and retain  such
approval  and  to secure for the state the benefits of the provisions of
such federal act.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADMINISTERING THE  FEDERAL  OLDER
AMERICANS  ACT  OF  1965  AND  SUBSEQUENT  AMENDMENTS  THERETO, THE TERM
"GREATEST SOCIAL NEED" SHALL BE INTERPRETED BY THE OFFICE TO INCLUDE THE
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANGENDER  SENIOR  POPULATION,  AS  WELL  AS
SENIORS LIVING WITH HIV.
  § 2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new article 46-C to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 46-C
     LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY
                        RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS

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

Co-Sponsors

S2912B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A866
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8580, A11300

S2912B - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

S2912B - Sponsor Memo

S2912B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2912--B
    Cal. No. 1100

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee -- reported favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT to amend the elder law and the public health law, in relation to
  establishing the lesbian, gay,  bisexual,  and  transgender  long-term
  care facility residents' bill of rights

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 203 of the elder law  is  amended
to read as follows:
  1. The office shall submit to the federal department of health, educa-
tion  and  welfare a state plan for purposes of the federal older Ameri-
cans act of 1965 and subsequent amendments thereto. The office shall  be
the  single state agency for supervising the administration of such plan
and shall be primarily responsible for coordination  of  state  programs
for the aging for purposes of such federal act. The office shall act for
the state in any negotiations relative to the submission and approval of
such  plan and may make such arrangements, not inconsistent with law, as
may be required by or pursuant to federal law to obtain and retain  such
approval  and  to secure for the state the benefits of the provisions of
such federal act.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADMINISTERING THE  FEDERAL  OLDER
AMERICANS  ACT  OF  1965  AND  SUBSEQUENT  AMENDMENTS  THERETO, THE TERM
"GREATEST SOCIAL NEED" SHALL BE INTERPRETED BY THE OFFICE TO INCLUDE THE
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER SENIOR  POPULATION,  AS  WELL  AS
SENIORS LIVING WITH HIV.
  § 2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new article 46-C to
read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2912C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A866
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8580, A11300

S2912C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

S2912C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2912C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2912--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, RIVERA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Aging  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Aging  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
  lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility  resi-
  dents' bill of rights

  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  article
46-C to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 46-C
     LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY
                        RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS
SECTION 4670. DEFINITIONS.
        4671. UNLAWFUL ACTIONS.
        4672. RECORDKEEPING.
        4673. PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
        4674. RESIDENT PRIVACY.
        4675. TRAINING.
        4676. APPLICATION.
        4677. VIOLATIONS.
  § 4670. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1."GENDER  IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION"  SHALL  MEAN A PERSON'S ACTUAL OR
PERCEIVED GENDER-RELATED IDENTITY, APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR, EXPRESSION,  OR
OTHER  GENDER-RELATED  CHARACTERISTIC  REGARDLESS OF THE SEX ASSIGNED TO
THAT PERSON AT BIRTH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE STATUS OF BEING
TRANSGENDER.

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