assembly Bill A10045A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to annual reporting requirements of the state long-term care ombudsman

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Current Bill Status Via S8617 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.635
substituted for a10045a
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s8617a
Jun 02, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.635
rules report cal.635
reported
reported referred to rules
May 09, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
May 05, 2022 print number 10045a
May 05, 2022 amend and recommit to aging
Apr 29, 2022 referred to aging

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Aging committee Vote

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committee
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

excused (1)

A10045 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8617
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L

A10045 - Summary

Relates to annual reporting requirements of the state long-term care ombudsman; requires additional information to be contained in the state ombudsman's annual reports to the governor, state legislature, etc.; requires an additional annual report to be submitted to the attorney general on instances of abuse, neglect and exploitation, for review and possible enforcement action.

A10045 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10045
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to annual reporting  require-
   ments of the state long-term care ombudsman
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 218 of the elder law, as  amended
 by  chapter  259  of  the laws of 2018, is amended and a new subdivision
 14-a is added to read as follows:
   14. Annual report. On or before March thirty-first, two thousand five,
 and annually thereafter, the state ombudsman shall submit to the  gover-
 nor, commissioner of the federal administration on aging, speaker of the
 assembly,  temporary  president  of  the  senate,  director of the state
 office for the aging, commissioner of the department of health, and  the
 commissioner  of  children  and  family  services a report and make such
 report available to the public:
   (a) describing the activities carried out by the office of  the  state
 long-term care ombudsman during the prior calendar year;
   (b)  containing  and  analyzing data relating to complaints and condi-
 tions in long-term care facilities and to residents for the  purpose  of
 identifying and resolving significant problems, INCLUDING AN EXAMINATION
 OF  ANY  RECURRING  ISSUES IN ANY LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO DETERMINE
 ANY SYSTEMIC ISSUES IN SUCH FACILITIES;
   (c) evaluating the problems experienced by, and the complaints made by
 or on behalf of, residents;
   (d) containing POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS AND recommendations  for  appro-
 priate state legislation, rules and regulations and other action FOR THE
 GOVERNOR  AND STATE LEGISLATURE BASED ON DATA COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS
 SECTION, CONCERNS RAISED BY RESIDENTS AND  FAMILIES  OF  RESIDENTS,  AND
 OBSERVATIONS  MADE  WHEN  VISITING LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES, to improve
 the quality of the care  and  life  of  the  residents,  protecting  the
 health,  safety  and  welfare  and rights of the residents and resolving
 resident complaints and identified problems or barriers;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14320-01-2

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A10045A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8617
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §218, Eld L

A10045A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to annual reporting requirements of the state long-term care ombudsman; requires additional information to be contained in the state ombudsman's annual reports to the governor, state legislature, etc.; requires an additional annual report to be submitted to the attorney general on instances of abuse, neglect and exploitation, for review and possible enforcement action.

A10045A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10045--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CLARK -- read once and referred 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 annual reporting require-
   ments of the state long-term care ombudsman
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 14 of section 218 of the elder law, as amended
 by chapter 259 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   14. Annual report. On or before March thirty-first, two thousand five,
 and annually thereafter, the state ombudsman shall submit to the  gover-
 nor, commissioner of the federal administration on aging, speaker of the
 assembly,  temporary  president  of  the  senate,  director of the state
 office for the aging, commissioner of the department of health, and  the
 commissioner  of  children  and  family  services a report and make such
 report available to the public:
   (a) describing the activities carried out by the office of  the  state
 long-term care ombudsman during the prior calendar year;
   (b)  containing  and  analyzing data relating to complaints and condi-
 tions in long-term care facilities and to residents for the  purpose  of
 identifying and resolving significant problems, INCLUDING AN EXAMINATION
 OF ANY RECURRING COMPLAINTS TO DETERMINE IF THERE ARE SYSTEMIC ISSUES IN
 SUCH FACILITIES;
   (c) evaluating the problems experienced by, and the complaints made by
 or on behalf of, residents;
   (d)  containing  recommendations  for  appropriate  state legislation,
 rules and regulations and other action BASED ON DATA COLLECTED  PURSUANT
 TO THIS SECTION, CONCERNS RAISED BY RESIDENTS AND FAMILIES OF RESIDENTS,
 AND  OBSERVATIONS  MADE  WHEN  VISITING  LONG-TERM  CARE  FACILITIES, to
 improve the quality of the care and life of  the  residents,  protecting
 the health, safety and welfare and rights of the residents and resolving
 resident complaints and identified problems or barriers;
   (e)  containing  an  analysis  of  the  success  of the long-term care
 ombudsman program, including success in providing services to residents;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.