|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 09, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1029
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1029 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1029 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1029 SPONSOR: STEWART-COUSINS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to aiding in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation aims to aid in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends public health law by adding section 2808-e. Section 2 establishes an effective date
S1029 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1029 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 aiding in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings 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 2808-e to read as follows: § 2808-E. RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY IN TRANSITION TO YOUNG ADULTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY" SHALL MEAN CHILDREN UP TO TWEN- TY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO HAVE A CHRONIC DEBILITATING CONDITION OR CONDI- TIONS, ARE AT RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION, ARE TECHNOLOGY-DEPENDENT FOR LIFE OR HEALTH SUSTAINING FUNCTIONS, REQUIRE COMPLEX MEDICATION REGIMENS OR MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS TO MAINTAIN OR TO IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH STATUS, AND/OR ARE IN NEED OF ONGOING ASSESSMENT OR INTERVENTION TO PREVENT SERIOUS DETERIORATION OF THEIR HEALTH STATUS OR MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS THAT PLACE THEIR LIFE, HEALTH OR DEVELOPMENT AT RISK. (B) "YOUNG ADULTS WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY" SHALL MEAN INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE DEFINITION OF CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY, BUT FOR THE FACT SUCH INDIVIDUALS ARE AGED TWENTY-ONE YEARS OR OLDER. (C) "PEDIATRIC RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A FREE- STANDING FACILITY OR DISCRETE UNIT WITHIN A FACILITY AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE NURSING, MEDICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND COUNSELING SUPPORT SERVICES SOLELY TO CHILDREN. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CHILD WITH MEDICAL FRAGILITY WHO HAS RESIDED FOR AT LEAST THIRTY CONSEC- UTIVE DAYS IN A PEDIATRIC RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY AND WHO HAS REACHED THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHILE A RESIDENT, MAY CONTINUE RESIDING AT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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