senate Bill S9025A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for residential health care facilities and related entities and operations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2020 print number 9025a
Dec 07, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Oct 05, 2020 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S9025 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801-a & 2803-x, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3060

S9025 - Summary

Requires operators of nursing homes and residential health care facilities to provide notification of certain contracts and agreements to all residents, representatives, staff and the office of the long-term care ombudsman.

S9025 - Sponsor Memo

S9025 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9025
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              October 5, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  MAY,  SKOUFIS  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requirements  for
   residential health care facilities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1.   Subdivisions 2 and 3 of  section  2801-a  of  the  public
 health law, as amended by section 57 of part A of chapter 58 of the laws
 of 2010, are amended to read as follows:
   2. With respect to the incorporation or establishment of any hospital,
 as  defined in this article, the public health and health planning coun-
 cil shall give written approval after all of the following  requirements
 have  been  met. An application for approval of the proposed certificate
 of incorporation, articles of organization  or  establishment  shall  be
 filed  with  the public health and health planning council together with
 such other forms and information as shall be prescribed by, or  accepta-
 ble  to,  the public health and health planning council. Thereafter, the
 public health and health planning council shall (A)  PROVIDE  NOTICE  TO
 THE PUBLIC, NURSING HOMES RESIDENTS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES, STAFF AND
 THEIR  REPRESENTATIVES,  AND  THE  STATE  OFFICE  OF  THE LONG-TERM CARE
 OMBUDSMAN AND THE REGIONAL OFFICE HAVING  GEOGRAPHICAL  JURISDICTION  OF
 THE AREA WHERE THE PROPOSED INSTITUTION IS TO BE LOCATED OF THE PROPOSED
 CERTIFICATE  OR  APPLICATION  ON  THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE WITHIN THIRTY
 DAYS OF RECEIPT; PROVIDE A MECHANISM TO SUBMIT  WRITTEN  COMMENTS  ELEC-
 TRONICALLY  ON  THE  PROPOSED  CERTIFICATE  OR APPLICATION TO THE PUBLIC
 HEALTH AND HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL; AND PROVIDE AT LEAST NINETY DAYS FOR
 SUCH COMMENT PERIOD, AND (B) forward a copy of the proposed  certificate
 or  application  for  establishment,  and accompanying documents, to the
 health systems agency, if any, having geographical jurisdiction  of  the
 area  where  the  proposed institution is to be located AND TO THE STATE
 OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN AND THE  REGIONAL  OFFICE  HAVING
 GEOGRAPHICAL  JURISDICTION OF THE AREA WHERE THE PROPOSED INSTITUTION IS
 TO BE LOCATED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  OF  RECEIPT.  The  public  health  and
 health planning council shall act upon such application after the health
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S9025A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801-a & 2803-x, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3060

S9025A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires operators of nursing homes and residential health care facilities to provide notification of certain contracts and agreements to all residents, representatives, staff and the office of the long-term care ombudsman.

S9025A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9025A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9025--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              October 5, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  MAY,  SKOUFIS, METZGER -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Rules  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requirements  for
   residential health care facilities and nursing homes

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Section 2801-a of the public  health  law  is  amended  by
 adding two new subdivisions 2-b and 3-b to read as follows:
   2-B. WITH RESPECT TO THE INCORPORATION OR ESTABLISHMENT OF ANY NURSING
 HOME,  IN  ADDITION  TO THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF
 THIS SECTION, AFTER THE FILING OF AN APPLICATION THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  AND
 HEALTH  PLANNING COUNCIL SHALL (A) PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC, NURSING
 HOMES RESIDENTS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES,  STAFF  AND  THEIR  REPRESEN-
 TATIVES,  AND  THE  STATE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN AND THE
 REGIONAL OFFICE HAVING GEOGRAPHICAL JURISDICTION OF THE AREA  WHERE  THE
 PROPOSED  INSTITUTION  IS  TO  BE LOCATED OF THE PROPOSED CERTIFICATE OR
 APPLICATION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE WITHIN THIRTY DAYS  OF  RECEIPT;
 PROVIDE  A  MECHANISM  TO  SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ELECTRONICALLY ON THE
 PROPOSED CERTIFICATE OR APPLICATION TO  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  AND  HEALTH
 PLANNING  COUNCIL;  AND  PROVIDE  AT  LEAST NINETY DAYS FOR SUCH COMMENT
 PERIOD, AND (B) FORWARD A COPY OF THE PROPOSED CERTIFICATE  OR  APPLICA-
 TION  FOR ESTABLISHMENT, AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS, TO THE STATE OFFICE
 OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN AND THE REGIONAL OFFICE HAVING GEOGRAPH-
 ICAL JURISDICTION OF THE AREA WHERE THE PROPOSED INSTITUTION  IS  TO  BE
 LOCATED  WITHIN  THIRTY  DAYS  OF  RECEIPT. THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH
 PLANNING COUNCIL SHALL ACT UPON SUCH APPLICATION AFTER THE STATE  OFFICE
 OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN, REGIONAL OFFICE AND THE PUBLIC HAVE HAD
 A REASONABLE TIME, BUT NOT LESS THAN NINETY DAYS, TO SUBMIT THEIR RECOM-
 MENDATIONS. AT THE TIME MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH PLANNING
 COUNCIL ARE NOTIFIED THAT AN APPLICATION IS SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION,
 THE  APPLICANT,  THE  PUBLIC,  THE  STATE  OFFICE  OF THE LONG-TERM CARE
 OMBUDSMAN AND THE REGIONAL OFFICES, SHALL  BE  SO  NOTIFIED  IN  WRITING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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