senate Bill S85

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2022 1st report cal.1328
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S85
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

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S85 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7807
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-C §§4670 - 4677, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8580, A11300
2019-2020: S2912, A866

S85 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility residents' bill of rights.

S85 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S85 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    85
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, BIAGGI, KAPLAN, KENNEDY, RIVERA, SKOUFIS,
   STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed  to  be
   committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
   lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender long-term care facility  resi-
   dents' bill of rights
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The public health law is amended by adding a  new  article
 46-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 46-C
      LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY
                         RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS
 SECTION 4670. DEFINITIONS.
         4671. UNLAWFUL ACTIONS.
         4672. RECORDKEEPING.
         4673. PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
         4674. RESIDENT PRIVACY.
         4675. TRAINING.
         4676. APPLICATION.
         4677. VIOLATIONS.
   § 4670. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
   1."GENDER  IDENTITY  OR  EXPRESSION"  SHALL  MEAN A PERSON'S ACTUAL OR
 PERCEIVED GENDER-RELATED IDENTITY, APPEARANCE, BEHAVIOR, EXPRESSION,  OR
 OTHER  GENDER-RELATED  CHARACTERISTIC  REGARDLESS OF THE SEX ASSIGNED TO
 THAT PERSON AT BIRTH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE STATUS OF BEING
 TRANSGENDER.
   2. "GENDER-NONCONFORMING" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHOSE GENDER  EXPRESSION
 DOES  NOT  CONFORM  TO  STEREOTYPICAL EXPECTATIONS OF HOW A MAN OR WOMAN
 SHOULD APPEAR OR ACT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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