Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 16, 2022||
referred to health
Assembly Bill A9532
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A9532 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A9532 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the commissioner of health to conduct an investigation of the department's performance, compliance and enforcement of applicable state laws, rules, regulations, and directives or executive orders, with respect to mitigating the impact of COVID-19 in nursing homes, adult care facilities, and assisted living residences, and to propose a pandemic response plan for future disease outbreaks.
2021-A9532 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9532 I N A S S E M B L Y March 16, 2022 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SALKA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT directing the commissioner of health to conduct an investigation of the department's performance, compliance and enforcement of appli- cable state laws, rules, regulations, and directives or executive orders, with respect to mitigating the impact of COVID-19 in nursing homes, adult care facilities, and assisted living residences; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there- of THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. 1. As used in this act, the following terms shall be defined as follows: a. "Department" shall mean the department of health of the state of New York; b. "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of health of the state of New York; c. "Nursing home" shall have the same meaning as such term is defined in subdivision 2 of section 2801 of the public health law; d. "Adult care facility" shall have the same meaning as defined in subdivision 21 of section 2 of the social services law; e. "Assisted living residence" shall have the same meaning as defined in subdivision 1 of section 4651 of the public health law, as added by chapter 2 of the laws of 2004; f. "Step-down facility" shall refer to a COVID-19 only nursing home, adult care facility, or assisted living residence established by the department of health, consistent with executive order 202.81 of 2020 to receive medically stable, but persistently positive COVID-19 nursing home, adult care facility, or assisted living residence eligible patients transferred from an article 28 licensed facility until such time the patient tests negative for COVID-19, or is deemed medically safe for discharge by a qualified licensed health care professional under the education law; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14625-03-2
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