assembly Bill A8370

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows personal caregivers to visit residents of adult care facilities

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Oct 20, 2021 referred to health

A8370 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7346
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2801-h, Pub Health L; amd §461-u, Soc Serv L

A8370 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows personal caregivers to visit residents of adult care facilities at any time, in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.

A8370 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8370
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
   relation  to  allowing personal caregivers to visit residents of adult
   care facilities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 2801-h of the public health law,
 as amended by chapter 108 of the laws of 2021, is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   2.  [During  a  public health emergency declared under section twenty-
 four or section twenty-eight of the  executive  law  personal]  PERSONAL
 caregiving  visitors may visit residents of nursing homes, in compliance
 with federal law and regulations and state regulations made  under  this
 section.  Nursing  homes shall admit any personal caregiving visitor who
 is in compliance with applicable requirements under this section.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 461-u of the  social  services  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  108  of  the  laws  of 2021, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. [During a public health emergency declared  under  section  twenty-
 four  or  section  twenty-eight  of the executive law personal] PERSONAL
 caregiving visitors may visit residents of  adult  care  facilities,  in
 compliance  with  federal law and regulations and state regulations made
 under this section. Adult care facilities shall admit any personal care-
 giving visitor who is in compliance with applicable  requirements  under
 this section.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13080-01-1