assembly Bill A1999A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of health to establish and implement an infection inspection audit and checklist on residential care facilities, nursing homes and long-term care facilities

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Feb 17, 2021 print number 1999a
Feb 17, 2021 amend and recommit to health
Jan 14, 2021 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A1999 - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S1783
, A6057
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11114, S9029

A1999 - Summary

Directs the department of health to establish and implement an infection inspection audit and checklist on residential care facilities, nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

A1999 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1999
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT directing the department of health to establish and implement  an
   infection  inspection  audit and checklist on residential care facili-
   ties, nursing homes and long-term care facilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following
 terms shall have the following meanings:
   (a) "Department" means the department of health.
   (b) "Facility" means a licensed nursing home, residential health  care
 facility, or a facility providing long-term health-related services.
   (c)  "Nursing home" means a facility providing therein nursing care to
 sick, invalid, infirm, disabled or convalescent persons in  addition  to
 lodging  and  board or health-related service, or any combination of the
 foregoing, and in addition thereto, providing nursing care  and  health-
 related  service, or either of them, to persons who are not occupants of
 the facility.
   (d) "Audit" means the infection control competency  audit  created  by
 the department under this act.
   (e) "Checklist" means the infection control competency audit checklist
 created by the department under this act.
   §  2.  Establishing  the  infection  control competency audit. (a) The
 department  shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations  establishing  an
 infection  control  competency  audit  consistent with the provisions of
 this act. The audit shall include a competency checklist which  incorpo-
 rates  specific  core  competencies  based on guidance set forth in this
 act.
   (b) The department shall conduct audits on and after October 1, 2021.
   § 3. Audit evaluation. (a)  The  infection  control  competency  audit
 shall utilize a checklist with a point system to evaluate the competency
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A1999A (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S1783
, A6057
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11114, S9029

A1999A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of health to establish and implement an infection inspection audit and checklist on residential care facilities, nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

A1999A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1999--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GOTTFRIED, WALLACE -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT directing the department of health to establish and implement  an
   infection  inspection  audit and checklist on residential care facili-
   ties, nursing homes and long-term care facilities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following
 terms shall have the following meanings:
   (a) "Department" means the department of health.
   (b) "Facility" means a nursing home or residential health care facili-
 ty as defined in article 28 of the public health law.
   (c) "Nursing home" means a facility providing therein nursing care  to
 sick,  invalid,  infirm, disabled or convalescent persons in addition to
 lodging and board or health-related service, or any combination  of  the
 foregoing,  and  in addition thereto, providing nursing care and health-
 related service, or either of them, to persons who are not occupants  of
 the facility.
   (d)  "Audit"  means  the infection control competency audit created by
 the department under this act.
   (e) "Checklist" means the infection control competency audit checklist
 created by the department under this act.
   § 2. Establishing the infection  control  competency  audit.  (a)  The
 department  shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations  establishing  an
 infection control competency audit for a facility  consistent  with  the
 provisions  of  this act. The audit shall include a competency checklist
 which incorporates specific core  competencies  based  on  guidance  set
 forth in this act.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02904-03-1