senate Bill S7571

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires dialysis center disaster preparedness plans

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 27, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S7571 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6440
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
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: S8795, A4303
2021-2022: S2788

S7571 (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.

S7571 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7571 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7571

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SEPULVEDA, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland Security and Military Affairs

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

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