senate Bill S325

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the attorney general to investigate and take action against in response to actions improvident or prejudicial to the certain interests of the public or occupants of nursing homes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

S325 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2862, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8269

S325 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the attorney general to investigate and take action against in response to actions improvident or prejudicial to the interests of the public or occupants of nursing homes that are under the supervision of the commissioner of public health.

S325 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S325 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    325
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- 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  authorizing  the
   attorney general to investigate and take action against in response to
   actions  improvident  or prejudicial to the interests of the public or
   occupants of nursing homes that  are  under  the  supervision  of  the
   commissioner of health
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2862 of the public health law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5.  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO COMMENCE AN ACTION OR
 PROCEEDING IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE  STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,  IF,  UPON
 INFORMATION  OR  BELIEF,  THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL IS OF THE OPINION THAT A
 COMPANY HAS BEEN, IS, OR IS ABOUT TO DO ANYTHING IMPROVIDENT OR PREJUDI-
 CIAL TO THE INTERESTS OF THE PUBLIC OR OCCUPANTS OF NURSING HOMES  UNDER
 THE  SUPERVISION  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER.  THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL BE
 GRANTED THE ABILITY TO INSPECT, UNDER THE  POWER  OF  SUBPOENA,  NURSING
 HOME  PREMISES  AND  RELEVANT  COMPANY DOCUMENTS FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF
 ESTABLISHING WHETHER ANY  IMPROVIDENT  OR  PREJUDICIAL  ACTIONS  TO  THE
 PUBLIC  OR  OCCUPANTS,  AS DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, HAVE OCCURRED,
 ARE OCCURRING OR IMMINENTLY WILL  OCCUR.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  SUBDIVISION
 SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02410-01-1

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