senate Bill S2788

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires dialysis center disaster preparedness plans

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 25, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2788 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §23-d, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8795
2019-2020: S7571

S2788 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires facilities offering dialysis services to have an alternate generated power source for use during a general power outage or disaster emergency; exemptions.

S2788 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2788 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2788
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SEPULVEDA, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Veterans,
   Homeland Security and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to dialysis center disas-
   ter preparedness plans

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new  section  23-d
 to read as follows:
   § 23-D. FACILITIES OFFERING DIALYSIS SERVICES. ALL FACILITIES OFFERING
 DIALYSIS SERVICES SHALL HAVE AN ALTERNATE POWER SOURCE. FOR THE PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION "ALTERNATE POWER SOURCE" MEANS EQUIPMENT THAT IS CAPABLE
 OF  PROVIDING ADEQUATE ELECTRICITY TO OPERATE ALL EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO
 PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WITH DIALYSIS SERVICES WHICH CAN OPERATE INDEPENDENT
 OF THE LOCAL ELECTRIC UTILITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND PROVIDE  ELECTRIC-
 ITY  DURING A GENERAL POWER OUTAGE OR DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARED PURSU-
 ANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS ARTICLE.   THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
 SECTION  SHALL  NOT  BE  CONSTRUED TO APPLY TO A PATIENT'S HOME OR OTHER
 LOCATION WHERE THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THAT LOCATION IS  NOT  TO  PROVIDE
 HEALTH CARE, INCLUDING A TRAINING LOCATION THAT TRAINS PATIENTS ON DIAL-
 YSIS  THERAPIES  INTENDED  TO  BE   CONDUCTED PRIMARILY BY ONE'S SELF IN
 THEIR OWN HOME OR OTHER LOCATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05296-01-1


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