assembly Bill A7807

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to aging
May 25, 2021 referred to aging

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A7807 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S85
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11300, S8580
2019-2020: A866, S2912

A7807 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7807 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7807
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Aging
 
 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.
   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.
                                                            LBD02688-01-1