Senate Bill S2067

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and investigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic response on deaths in nursing homes; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2021-S2067 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3162
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S8756, A10857
2023-2024: S2419

2021-S2067 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and investigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic response on deaths in nursing homes; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

2021-S2067 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2021-S2067 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2067
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  TEDISCO,  AKSHAR,  BORRELLO,  GALLIVAN,  HELMING,
   JORDAN, O'MARA, ORTT, SERINO -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  establishing a temporary state commission to study and investi-
   gate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic response on deaths in  nurs-
   ing  homes; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
   ration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Definitions. As used in this act:
   a.  "commission" means the commission to investigate COVID-19 in nurs-
 ing homes created by section two of this act; and
   b. "nursing home" means a nursing home as defined in  subdivision  one
 of section 2895-a of the public health law.
   §  2.  Commission  on  long term care facilities. a. A temporary state
 commission, to be known as the commission  to  investigate  COVID-19  in
 nursing homes (hereinafter the "commission"), is hereby created to study
 and make recommendations concerning the following:
   (1)  the measures taken by nursing homes to ensure the safety of their
 residents during and in  response  to  the  novel  coronavirus  pandemic
 (hereinafter "COVID-19");
   (2) the success or failure of such measures in reducing or slowing the
 spread of COVID-19;
   (3) any increase in death rates of nursing home residents attributable
 to COVID-19;
   (4)  the  effectiveness  of  current state and federal laws, executive
 orders, rules, regulations and recommendations governing the response of
 nursing homes to COVID-19; and
   (5) such other matters as the commission deems appropriate.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04123-01-1

              

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