senate Bill S612B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.26
substituted for a5436b
referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 612b
May 19, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 22, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.330
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.330
Feb 03, 2021 print number 612a
Feb 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S612A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S612A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

S612 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5436
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

S612 - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

S612 - Sponsor Memo

S612 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    612
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to directing  the  office  of
   the state long-term care ombudsman to provide opportunities for volun-
   teers  to work as resident advocates within the long-term care ombuds-
   man program (Part A); to amend the public health  law, in relation  to
   directing  the commissioner   of   health,   in consultation with  the
   state   long-term   care ombudsman, to establish policies  and  proce-
   dures   for   reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care
   ombudsman program, issues concerning the health and safety  of   resi-
   dents  at   nursing   homes   and   residential health care facilities
   (Part B); to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  including
   access  to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers
   within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care
   facilities (Part C); to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to
   requiring  translations  of  a patient's rights (Part D); and to amend
   the public health law, in  relation  to  the  posting  of  information
   relating to the long-term care ombudsman program (Part E)
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. This act enacts into law legislation relating
 to  the  long-term  care  ombudsman  program.  Each  component is wholly
 contained within a Part identified as Parts A through E.  The  effective
 date  for  each  particular  provision contained within such Part is set
 forth in the last section of such Part. Any  provision  in  any  section
 contained within a Part, including the effective date of the Part, which
 makes  a  reference  to a section "of this act", when used in connection
 with that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and refer to the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S612A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5436
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

S612A - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

S612A - Sponsor Memo

S612A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  612--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend the elder law, in relation to directing the office of
   the state long-term care ombudsman to provide opportunities for volun-
   teers to work as resident advocates within the long-term care  ombuds-
   man  program (Part A); to amend the public health  law, in relation to
   directing the commissioner  of   health,   in consultation with    the
   state    long-term    care ombudsman, to establish policies and proce-
   dures  for  reporting, by staff and volunteers of the  long-term  care
   ombudsman  program, issues concerning the health and safety  of  resi-
   dents at  nursing   homes   and   residential health  care  facilities
   (Part B); and to amend the public health law, in relation to including
   access  to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers
   within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care
   facilities (Part C)
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. This act enacts into law legislation relating
 to the long-term  care  ombudsman  program.  Each  component  is  wholly
 contained  within  a Part identified as Parts A through C. The effective
 date for each particular provision contained within  such  Part  is  set
 forth  in  the  last  section of such Part. Any provision in any section
 contained within a Part, including the effective date of the Part, which
 makes a reference to a section "of this act", when  used  in  connection
 with that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and refer to the

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S612B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5436
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L; amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9026

S612B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of the state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-term care ombudsman program (Part A); directs the commissioner of health, in consultation with the state long-term care ombudsman and the commissioners of the departments responsible for the license or certification of long-term care facilities, to establish policies and procedures for reporting, by staff and volunteers of the long-term care ombudsman program, issues concerning the health, safety and welfare of residents at long-term care facilities (Part B); includes access to state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities (Part C).

S612B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S612B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  612--B
     Cal. No. 330
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAY,  RIVERA,  SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, COONEY, GAUGHRAN,
   HARCKHAM, HINCHEY, JACKSON, KRUEGER, PARKER -- read twice and  ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
   tee,  ordered to first and second report -- committed to the Committee
   on Rules -- ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered
   to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  read-
   ing,  amended  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order
   of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to directing  the  office  of
   the  state long-term care ombudsman to advertise and promote the long-
   term care ombudsman program (Part A); to amend the public health  law,
   in  relation  to requiring the commissioner of health, in consultation
   with the state long-term care ombudsman,  to  establish  policies  and
   procedures  for  reporting,  by  staff and volunteers of the long-term
   care ombudsman program,  issues  concerning  the  health,  safety  and
   welfare  of  residents at residential health care facilities (Part B);
   and to amend the public health law, in relation to including access to
   state long-term care ombudsman program staff and volunteers within the
   pandemic emergency plan prepared by residential health care facilities
   (Part C)
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "long-term care ombudsman program reform act".
   § 2. Legislative intent. This act enacts into law legislation relating
 to the long-term  care  ombudsman  program.  Each  component  is  wholly
 contained  within  a Part identified as Parts A through C. The effective
 date for each particular provision contained within  such  Part  is  set
 

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