Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|Jan 06, 2021||
referred to health
Senate Bill S444
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S444 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S444 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S444 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the New York city health and hospitals corporation act, in relation to hospital community advisory boards PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require every general hospital to have a community advisory board and community service plan. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Sec. 1 amends PHL § 2803-1 to: extend the current requirement that "voluntary non-profit" hospitals have a community service plan to apply to every general hospital, including public hospitals and for-profit hospitals; require hospitals to involve its community advisory board in the preparation of its community service plan; and require every hospi-
2021-S444 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 444 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law and the New York city health and hospitals corporation act, in relation to hospital community advisory boards THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2803-l of the public health law, as amended by chapter 639 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: § 2803-l. Community service plans AND COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARDS. 1. The governing body of a [voluntary non-profit] general hospital, IN COOPERATION WITH THE HOSPITAL'S COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION, must issue an organizational mission statement iden- tifying at a minimum the populations and communities served by the hospital and the hospital's commitment to meeting the health care needs of the community. 2. The governing body, IN COOPERATION WITH THE HOSPITAL'S COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION must at least every three years: (i) review and amend as necessary the hospital mission statement; (ii) solicit the views of the communities served by the hospital on such issues as the hospital's performance and service priorities; (iii) demonstrate the hospital's operational and financial commitment to meeting community health care needs, to provide charity care services and to improve access to health care services by the underserved; and (iv) prepare and make available to the public a statement showing on a combined basis a summary of the financial resources of the hospital and related corporations and the allocation of available resources to hospi- tal purposes including the provision of free or reduced charge services. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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