assembly Bill A5436B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act"

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Current Bill Status Via S612 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.121
signed chap.759
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
May 26, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.26
substituted for a5436b
May 26, 2021 substituted by s612b
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 5436b
May 19, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Mar 04, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 02, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.26
rules report cal.26
Mar 01, 2021 reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Feb 26, 2021 print number 5436a
Feb 26, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to aging
Feb 16, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S612A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S612A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

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A5436 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S612
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

A5436 - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

A5436 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5436
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to directing  the  office  of
   the state long-term care ombudsman to provide opportunities for volun-
   teers  to work as resident advocates within the long-term care ombuds-
   man program (Part A); to amend the public health  law, in relation  to
   directing  the commissioner   of   health,   in consultation with  the
   state   long-term   care ombudsman, to establish policies  and  proce-
   dures   for   reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care
   ombudsman program, issues concerning the health and safety  of   resi-
   dents  at   nursing   homes   and   residential health care facilities
   (Part B); and to amend the public health law, in relation to including
   access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and  volunteers
   within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care
   facilities (Part C)
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. This act enacts into law legislation relating
 to  the  long-term  care  ombudsman  program.  Each  component is wholly
 contained within a Part identified as Parts A through C.  The  effective
 date  for  each  particular  provision contained within such Part is set
 forth in the last section of such Part. Any  provision  in  any  section
 contained within a Part, including the effective date of the Part, which
 makes  a  reference  to a section "of this act", when used in connection
 with that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and refer to the
 corresponding section of the Part in which it is found. Section four  of
 this act sets forth the general effective date of this act.
 
                                  PART A

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

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A5436A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S612
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

A5436A - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

A5436A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5436--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CLARK, KIM, LUNSFORD, BURDICK, FAHY, WALLACE,
   SIMON, ZINERMAN, GRIFFIN, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, MAGNARELLI, GALEF,  FORREST,
   THIELE,  McDONALD,  OTIS,  MEEKS,  GOTTFRIED,  BRONSON, ROZIC, CUSICK,
   STECK, COLTON -- read once and referred 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, in relation to directing  the  office  of
   the  state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-
   term care ombudsman program (Part A);  to  amend  the  elder  law,  in
   relation  to directing the director of the state office for the aging,
   in consultation with  the  state  long-term  care  ombudsman  and  the
   commissioners  of  the  departments  responsible  for  the  license or
   certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies  and
   procedures  for  reporting,  by  staff and volunteers of the long-term
   care ombudsman program,  issues  concerning  the  health,  safety  and
   welfare  of  residents  at  long-term care facilities (Part B); and to
   amend the public health law, in relation to including access to  state
   long-term  care  ombudsman  program  staff  and  volunteers within the
   pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities
   (Part C)
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. This act enacts into law legislation relating
 to the long-term  care  ombudsman  program.  Each  component  is  wholly
 contained  within  a Part identified as Parts A through C. The effective
 date for each particular provision contained within  such  Part  is  set
 forth  in  the  last  section of such Part. Any provision in any section
 contained within a Part, including the effective date of the Part, which
 makes a reference to a section "of this act", when  used  in  connection
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A5436B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S612
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

A5436B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

A5436B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5436--B
                                                             R. R. 26
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CLARK,  GOTTFRIED, WEINSTEIN, KIM, LUNSFORD,
   BURDICK, FAHY,  WALLACE,  SIMON,  ZINERMAN,  GRIFFIN,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,
   MAGNARELLI,  GALEF,  FORREST,  THIELE, McDONALD, OTIS, MEEKS, BRONSON,
   ROZIC, CUSICK, STECK, COLTON, BARRETT, BARRON, CRUZ, ANDERSON, SAYEGH,
   STIRPE, WOERNER, STERN, GLICK, VANEL, CAHILL, L. ROSENTHAL,  PICHARDO,
   RICHARDSON,    ZEBROWSKI,   WILLIAMS,   BICHOTTE HERMELYN,   DINOWITZ,
   J. D. RIVERA, ABBATE, SILLITTI, BUTTENSCHON, CARROLL,  LUPARDO,  McMA-
   HON,    ABINANTI,    GALLAGHER,    FALL,   JACOBSON,   NOLAN,   PERRY,
   PEOPLES-STOKES, HUNTER, JACKSON, SANTABARBARA, KELLES, REYES, COOK  --
   read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Ways
   and  Means  --  reported  and  referred  to  the Committee on Rules --
   ordered to a third reading, passed by Assembly and  delivered  to  the
   Senate,  recalled  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the special order  of  third
   reading

 AN  ACT  to  amend the elder law, in relation to directing the office of
   the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the  long-
   term  care ombudsman program (Part A); to amend the public health law,
   in relation to requiring the commissioner of health,  in  consultation
   with  the  state  long-term  care ombudsman, to establish policies and
   procedures for reporting, by staff and  volunteers  of  the  long-term
   care  ombudsman  program,  issues  concerning  the  health, safety and
   welfare of residents at residential health care facilities  (Part  B);
   and to amend the public health law, in relation to including access to
   state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the
   pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities
   (Part C)

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.