assembly Bill A1052B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation of compassionate care-giving visitors at nursing homes and residential health care facilities

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Current Bill Status Via S614 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2021 approval memo.3
signed chap.89
Mar 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Mar 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.85
substituted for a1052b
Mar 03, 2021 substituted by s614b
Feb 08, 2021 amended on third reading 1052b
Feb 04, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.85
Feb 02, 2021 reported
Jan 26, 2021 print number 1052a
Jan 26, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 07, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S614B
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S614A
15
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A1052 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S614
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-h, Pub Health L; add §461-u, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8958

A1052 - Summary

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation of compassionate care-giving visitors at nursing homes and residential health care facilities.

A1052 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1052
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRONSON, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SEAWRIGHT, STERN,
   FAHY, CLARK, McMAHON, NOLAN, JACOBSON, SIMON, MEEKS,  WOERNER,  JONES,
   ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to personal care
   visitors for residents of nursing homes and  residential  health  care
   facilities
 
   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  section
 2801-h to read as follows:
   §  2801-H.  PERSONAL  CARE VISITORS FOR RESIDENTS OF NURSING HOMES AND
 RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES. 1. AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE
 TERM:
   (A)  "RESIDENT"  MEANS A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF A NURSING HOME OR
 RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY;
   (B) "PERSONAL CARE VISITOR" MEANS A FAMILY MEMBER OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF
 A RESIDENT DESIGNATED BY THE RESIDENT OR  LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE  OF  THE
 RESIDENT TO PROVIDE PERSONAL CARE FOR SUCH RESIDENT;
   (C) "PERSONAL CARE" MEANS CARE AND SUPPORT PROVIDED BY A FAMILY MEMBER
 OR  LEGAL  GUARDIAN THAT IS IMPORTANT TO THE MENTAL, PHYSICAL, OR SOCIAL
 WELL-BEING FOR SUCH RESIDENT;
   (D) "NURSING HOME" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN  SUBDI-
 VISION TWO OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE;
   (E)  "RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS
 SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  ONE  OF
 THIS ARTICLE; AND
   (F)  "LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE"  MEANS  A  LEGAL  GUARDIAN  OR  A LEGALLY
 APPOINTED SUBSTITUTE DECISION-MAKER WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO ACT  ON  BEHALF
 OF A RESIDENT.
   2.  THE  DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO DEVELOP RULES, REGU-
 LATIONS AND GUIDELINES AUTHORIZING  AND  REGULATING  THE  VISITATION  OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1052A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S614
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-h, Pub Health L; add §461-u, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8958

A1052A - Summary

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation of compassionate care-giving visitors at nursing homes and residential health care facilities.

A1052A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1052--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRONSON, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SEAWRIGHT, STERN,
   FAHY, CLARK, McMAHON, NOLAN, JACOBSON, SIMON, MEEKS,  WOERNER,  JONES,
   ENGLEBRIGHT, GRIFFIN, LUNSFORD, SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred
   to  the  Committee  on  Health  -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
   relation  to  personal and compassionate caregiving visitors for resi-
   dents of nursing homes
 
   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 section
 2801-h to read as follows:
   § 2801-H. PERSONAL CAREGIVING AND COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING VISITORS TO
 NURSING HOME RESIDENTS DURING DECLARED LOCAL OR  STATE  HEALTH  EMERGEN-
 CIES.  1.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOW-
 ING MEANINGS:
   (A) "PERSONAL CAREGIVING VISITOR" MEANS A FAMILY MEMBER, CLOSE FRIEND,
 OR  LEGAL  GUARDIAN  OF  A  RESIDENT DESIGNATED BY SUCH RESIDENT OR SUCH
 RESIDENT'S LAWFUL REPRESENTATIVE TO PROVIDE PERSONAL CAREGIVING FOR SUCH
 RESIDENT, INCLUDING A COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING VISITOR;
   (B) "PERSONAL CAREGIVING" MEANS CARE AND SUPPORT OF A  RESIDENT  BY  A
 PERSONAL  CAREGIVING VISITOR THAT IS PROVIDED TO BENEFIT SUCH RESIDENT'S
 MENTAL, PHYSICAL, OR SOCIAL WELL-BEING;
   (C) "COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING VISITOR"  MEANS  A  PERSONAL  CAREGIVING
 VISITOR PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING TO A RESIDENT;
   (D)  "COMPASSIONATE  CAREGIVING"  MEANS  PERSONAL  CAREGIVING  THAT IS
 PROVIDED IN ANTICIPATION OF THE END OF  A  RESIDENT'S  LIFE  OR  IN  THE
 INSTANCE  OF  SIGNIFICANT  MENTAL OR SOCIAL DECLINE OR CRISIS OF A RESI-
 DENT;
   (E) "RESIDENT" MEANS A RESIDENT OF A NURSING HOME; IN  RELATION  TO  A
 PERSONAL  CAREGIVING  VISITOR, "RESIDENT" MEANS THE RESIDENT TO WHOM THE
 PERSONAL CAREGIVING VISITOR HAS  BEEN  DESIGNATED  TO  PROVIDE  PERSONAL
 CAREGIVING; AND
   (F) "VISIT" INCLUDES PROVIDING PERSONAL CAREGIVING TO A RESIDENT.

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A1052B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S614
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-h, Pub Health L; add §461-u, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8958

A1052B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation of compassionate care-giving visitors at nursing homes and residential health care facilities.

A1052B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1052--B
                                                          Cal. No. 85
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRONSON, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SEAWRIGHT, STERN,
   FAHY, CLARK, McMAHON, NOLAN, JACOBSON, SIMON, MEEKS,  WOERNER,  JONES,
   ENGLEBRIGHT, GRIFFIN, LUNSFORD, SANTABARBARA, WALLACE, BARRETT, STECK,
   BARRON, NORRIS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- reported from committee, advanced  to
   a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on
   the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law and the social services law, in
   relation to personal and compassionate caregiving visitors  for  resi-
   dents of nursing homes
 
   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  section
 2801-h to read as follows:
   § 2801-H. PERSONAL CAREGIVING AND COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING VISITORS TO
 NURSING  HOME  RESIDENTS  DURING DECLARED LOCAL OR STATE HEALTH EMERGEN-
 CIES.  1.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOW-
 ING MEANINGS:
   (A) "PERSONAL CAREGIVING VISITOR" MEANS A FAMILY MEMBER, CLOSE FRIEND,
 OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A RESIDENT DESIGNATED  BY  SUCH  RESIDENT  OR  SUCH
 RESIDENT'S LAWFUL REPRESENTATIVE TO PROVIDE PERSONAL CAREGIVING FOR SUCH
 RESIDENT, INCLUDING A COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING VISITOR;
   (B)  "PERSONAL  CAREGIVING"  MEANS CARE AND SUPPORT OF A RESIDENT BY A
 PERSONAL CAREGIVING VISITOR THAT IS PROVIDED TO BENEFIT SUCH  RESIDENT'S
 MENTAL, PHYSICAL, OR SOCIAL WELL-BEING;
   (C)  "COMPASSIONATE  CAREGIVING  VISITOR"  MEANS A PERSONAL CAREGIVING
 VISITOR PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING TO A RESIDENT;
   (D) "COMPASSIONATE  CAREGIVING"  MEANS  PERSONAL  CAREGIVING  THAT  IS
 PROVIDED  IN  ANTICIPATION  OF  THE  END  OF A RESIDENT'S LIFE OR IN THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.