senate Bill S1783

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of health to establish and implement an infection inspection audit and checklist on residential care facilities, nursing homes and long-term care facilities

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.351
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.351
Jan 15, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S1783
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S1783
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

aye wr (2)

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S1783 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6057
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9029, A11114

S1783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of health to establish and implement an infection inspection audit and checklist on residential care facilities, nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

S1783 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1783
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  MAY,  RIVERA  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT directing the department of health to establish and implement  an
   infection  inspection  audit and checklist on residential care facili-
   ties, nursing homes and long-term care facilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following
 terms shall have the following meanings:
   (a) "Department" means the department of health.
   (b) "Facility" means a nursing home or residential health care facili-
 ty as defined in article 28 of the public health law.
   (c) "Nursing home" means a facility providing therein nursing care  to
 sick,  invalid,  infirm, disabled or convalescent persons in addition to
 lodging and board or health-related service, or any combination  of  the
 foregoing,  and  in addition thereto, providing nursing care and health-
 related service, or either of them, to persons who are not occupants  of
 the facility.
   (d)  "Audit"  means  the infection control competency audit created by
 the department under this act.
   (e) "Checklist" means the infection control competency audit checklist
 created by the department under this act.
   § 2. Establishing the infection  control  competency  audit.  (a)  The
 department  shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations  establishing  an
 infection control competency audit for a facility  consistent  with  the
 provisions  of  this act. The audit shall include a competency checklist
 which incorporates specific core  competencies  based  on  guidance  set
 forth in this act.
   (b)  The  department  shall commence audits of facilities on and after
 October 1, 2021 and such audits shall be conducted on  an  annual  basis
 thereafter.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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