|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 22, 2021||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.351
committed to rules
|Feb 10, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 09, 2021||1st report cal.351|
|Jan 15, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1783
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1783 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1783 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1783 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act directing 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 PURPOSE: Requires 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. Facilities will be required to meet eighty percent of audit evaluation checklist, which will incor- porate core competencies relating to (1) infection control, (2) personal protective equipment, (3) staffing, (4) clinical care, (5) communication, and (6) reporting. Those facili- ties determined to be not in adherence with the inspection control checklist will be subject to a penalty framework established by the Commissioner, including but not limited to the revocation or suspension
S1783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1783 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, MAY, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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 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. (b) The department shall commence audits of facilities on and after October 1, 2021 and such audits shall be conducted on an annual basis thereafter. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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