senate Bill S1029

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Aids in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 09, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S1029
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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S1029 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3235
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2808-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8779, A10635

S1029 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Aids in the transition to adulthood for children with medical fragility living in pediatric nursing homes and other settings.

S1029 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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