senate Bill S1784

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring adult care facilities to include quality improvement committees and include a focus on infection control in such facilities' quality assurance plans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.352
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 1784a
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.352
Jan 15, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S1784A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S1784
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S1784 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9028

S1784 - Summary

Requires adult care facilities to include quality improvment committees; includes a focus on infection control in such facilities' quality assurance plans.

S1784 - Sponsor Memo

S1784 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1784
 
                        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 to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring  adult
   care  facilities to include quality assurance committees and include a
   focus on infection control in such facilities' quality assurance plans

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision 2 of section 461-a of the
 social services law, as amended by chapter 735 of the laws of  1994,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c)  An inspection report shall be made of each inspection which shall
 clearly identify and indicate in detail each area of operation,  includ-
 ing,  but  not  limited to, the premises, equipment, personnel, resident
 care and services, and whether each such area of operation or any of its
 component parts is or is not in compliance with the regulations  of  the
 department and all other applicable requirements. It also shall identify
 those  areas  of  operation  or  any of its component parts found not in
 compliance as a result of failure in systemic practices and  procedures.
 The  operator  shall  be  notified of the results of the inspection in a
 manner to be determined by regulations of the department. Such notifica-
 tion shall contain directions as may be appropriate as to the manner and
 time in which compliance with applicable requirements of  law  or  regu-
 lations  of the department shall be effected.  The department shall also
 require the operator of an adult home or residence for adults to  devel-
 op,  biannually  update and implement plans for quality assurance activ-
 ities for each area of operation. Quality assurance  activities  include
 but are not limited to, development and maintenance of performance stan-
 dards  INCLUDING  INFECTION  CONTROL,  measurement  of adherence to such
 standards and to applicable state and local laws and regulations,  iden-
 tification  of  performance  failures,  design,  and  implementation  of
 corrective action. EACH PLAN MUST ALSO INCLUDE THE CREATION OF A QUALITY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S1784A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §461-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9028

S1784A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires adult care facilities to include quality improvment committees; includes a focus on infection control in such facilities' quality assurance plans.

S1784A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1784A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1784--A
     Cal. No. 352
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  BIAGGI,  MAY,  RIVERA -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Health  --  reported  favorably  from said committee, ordered to first
   report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report
 
 AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring adult
   care facilities to include quality improvement committees and  include
   a  focus  on  infection  control in such facilities' quality assurance
   plans
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision 2 of section 461-a of the
 social services law, as amended by chapter 735 of the laws of  1994,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c)  An inspection report shall be made of each inspection which shall
 clearly identify and indicate in detail each area of operation,  includ-
 ing,  but  not  limited to, the premises, equipment, personnel, resident
 care and services, and whether each such area of operation or any of its
 component parts is or is not in compliance with the regulations  of  the
 department and all other applicable requirements. It also shall identify
 those  areas  of  operation  or  any of its component parts found not in
 compliance as a result of failure in systemic practices and  procedures.
 The  operator  shall  be  notified of the results of the inspection in a
 manner to be determined by regulations of the department. Such notifica-
 tion shall contain directions as may be appropriate as to the manner and
 time in which compliance with applicable requirements of  law  or  regu-
 lations  of the department shall be effected.  The department shall also
 require the operator of an adult home or residence for adults to  devel-
 op,  biannually  update and implement plans for quality assurance activ-
 ities for each area of operation. Quality assurance  activities  include
 but are not limited to, development and maintenance of performance stan-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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