senate Bill S3932

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Specifies procedures for the closure and/or decertification of assisted living residences

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Current Bill Status Via A2211 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 22, 2022 approval memo.25
signed chap.625
Nov 21, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1747
substituted for s3932
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a2211
ordered to third reading cal.1747
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to aging
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.557
Feb 01, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 16, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S3932
4
1
committee
4
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 16, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

S3932 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2211
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 46-B Title 2 §4653-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9428
2015-2016: A8566
2017-2018: S4451, A1051
2019-2020: S4609, A3050

S3932 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Specifies procedures for the closure and/or decertification of assisted living residences; requires written notice and department approval and shall include timetables.

S3932 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3932 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3932
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to specifying  proce-
   dures  for the closure and/or decertification of assisted living resi-
   dences

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Title 2 of article 46-B of the public health law is amended
 by adding a new section 4653-a to read as follows:
   §  4653-A.  CLOSURE  OF ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCES.   1.  IN THE EVENT
 THAT AN OPERATOR OF AN ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE ELECTS TO CLOSE AND  TO
 SURRENDER  AN  OPERATING CERTIFICATE AND/OR CERTIFICATION AS AN ENHANCED
 OR SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTED LIVING  RESIDENCE,  THE  FOLLOWING  PROVISIONS
 SHALL APPLY:
   (A)  THE  OPERATOR SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE
 DEPARTMENT IN WRITING PRIOR TO THE ANTICIPATED DATE OF  CLOSURE  OF  THE
 ASSISTED  LIVING  RESIDENCE  AND/OR THE DECERTIFICATION OF SUCH ASSISTED
 LIVING RESIDENCE.
   (B) SUCH WRITTEN NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE  A  PROPOSED  PLAN  FOR  CLOSURE
 AND/OR DECERTIFICATION. THE PLAN SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE
 COMMISSIONER,  SHALL  INCLUDE  TIMETABLES  FOR ALL STEPS ENTAILED IN THE
 CLOSURE PROCESS AND SHALL DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES AND ACTIONS THE OPERA-
 TOR WILL TAKE TO:
   (I)  NOTIFY  RESIDENTS  AND  THE  RESIDENTS'  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  THE
 CLOSURE, AND/OR DECERTIFICATION, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR TERMINATION OF
 ADMISSION AGREEMENTS AND INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGE;
   (II) ASSESS THE NEEDS AND PREFERENCES OF INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTS;
   (III)  ASSIST  RESIDENTS IN RELOCATING AND TRANSFERRING TO APPROPRIATE
 ALTERNATIVE SETTINGS; AND
   (IV) MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE WITH APPROVED PLAN UNTIL ALL  RESIDENTS  HAVE
 RELOCATED.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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