assembly Bill A8472

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the establishment of new for-profit hospices

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2022 tabled
vetoed memo.149
Dec 12, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1842
substituted for s9387
May 04, 2022 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 03, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.366
Feb 01, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Nov 17, 2021 referred to health

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A8472 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9387
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4004, Pub Health L

A8472 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the establishment of new for-profit hospices or increasing the capacity of existing for-profit hospices.

A8472 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8472
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED, PAULIN, SIMON, SEAWRIGHT, HEVESI,
   GONZALEZ-ROJAS, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF -- read once and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the establishment,
   incorporation,  construction,  or  increase  in capacity of for-profit
   hospice

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 4004 of the public health law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
   (A-1) NO HOSPICE SHALL BE APPROVED FOR ESTABLISHMENT, INCORPORATION OR
 CONSTRUCTION IF IT IS TO BE OPERATED ON A FOR-PROFIT BASIS OR BY A  FOR-
 PROFIT  ENTITY,  IN  WHOLE  OR IN PART. NO INCREASE IN CAPACITY SHALL BE
 APPROVED FOR ANY EXISTING HOSPICE THAT IS OPERATED ON A FOR-PROFIT BASIS
 OR BY A FOR-PROFIT ENTITY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. THIS  PARAGRAPH  APPLIES
 TO ANY APPROVAL ON OR AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH IT TAKES EFFECT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13324-01-1