senate Bill S3339A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.263
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 18, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2019 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 3339a
Mar 13, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2019 1st report cal.294
Feb 05, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S3339A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 12, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S3339
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3339 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3415
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6054, A8916

S3339 - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

S3339 - Sponsor Memo

S3339 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3339

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to authorizing,  in
  certain  cases, the provision of in-home private duty nursing services
  to a recipient of medical assistance by a relative who is a registered
  professional nurse

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

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
365-o to read as follows:
  § 365-O. PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY  NURSING  SERVICES  BY  THE
RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
BY  A  RECIPIENT  OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR HER REPRESENTATIVE OR
GUARDIAN, WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR THE  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME  PRIVATE
DUTY  NURSING,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE PROVISION OF SUCH
PRIVATE DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER  THAN
A  SPOUSE  OF  THE  RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE.
REIMBURSEMENT FOR PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR THE PROVISION OF SUCH
SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05205-01-9

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S3339A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3415
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6054, A8916

S3339A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Vincent Scheppa's law" authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of private duty nursing services to a medical assistance recipient by a relative who is a registered professional nurse.

S3339A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3339A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3339--A
    Cal. No. 294

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  amended
  on  second  report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as
  amended, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to enacting Vincent
  Scheppa's law authorizing, in certain cases, the provision of  in-home
  private  duty nursing services to a recipient of medical assistance by
  a relative who is a registered professional nurse

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be  known  and may be cited as "Vincent
Scheppa's law".
  § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section  365-o
to read as follows:
  §  365-O.  PROVISION  OF  IN-HOME PRIVATE DUTY NURSING SERVICES BY THE
RELATIVE OF A RECIPIENT. UPON APPLICATION OR REQUEST TO THE COMMISSIONER
BY A RECIPIENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, OR HIS OR  HER  REPRESENTATIVE  OR
GUARDIAN,  WHO  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED FOR THE PROVISION OF IN-HOME PRIVATE
DUTY NURSING, THE COMMISSIONER  MAY  AUTHORIZE  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
PRIVATE  DUTY NURSING BY AN ADULT RELATIVE OF SUCH RECIPIENT, OTHER THAN
A SPOUSE OF THE RECIPIENT,  WHO  IS  A  REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE.
REIMBURSEMENT  FOR  PRIVATE NURSING SERVICES PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THIS SECTION SHALL BE AT  THE  RATE  PAID  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH
SERVICES BY A LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05205-02-9

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