senate Bill S4893

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for residential health care facilities and related entities and operations

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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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.372
reported and committed to rules
Feb 18, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S4893
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4893
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4893 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 2801-a & 2803-x, Pub Health L

S4893 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires operators of nursing homes and residential health care facilities to provide notification of certain contracts and agreements to all residents, representatives, staff and the office of the long-term care ombudsman.

S4893 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4893 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4893
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  requirements  for
   residential health care facilities and nursing homes
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2801 of the public health law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  955  of  the  laws  of 1969, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. "Nursing home" means A RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY, 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.
   §  2. Section 2801-a of the public health law is amended by adding two
 new subdivisions 2-b and 3-b to read as follows:
   2-B. (A) THIS SUBDIVISION APPLIES WITH RESPECT TO AN APPLICATION UNDER
 THIS SECTION RELATING TO THE INCORPORATION OR ESTABLISHMENT OF ANY NURS-
 ING HOME, IN ADDITION TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   (B) THE COUNCIL SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE APPLICATION TO THE  PUBLIC
 ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE  WITHIN  THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT OF IT AND
 PROVIDE IT TO THE STATE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN  AND  THE
 REGIONAL  OFFICE  HAVING GEOGRAPHICAL JURISDICTION OF THE AREA WHERE THE
 NURSING HOME IS TO BE OR IS LOCATED.  IN  THE  CASE  OF  AN  APPLICATION
 RELATING  TO AN EXISTING NURSING HOME, THE NOTICE SHALL ALSO BE PROVIDED
 IN WRITING OR ELECTRONICALLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE NURSING HOME AND  THEIR
 REPRESENTATIVES,  AND  THE STAFF OF THE NURSING HOME AND THEIR REPRESEN-
 TATIVES.
   (C) THE COUNCIL SHALL  PROVIDE  A  MECHANISM  FOR  SUBMITTING  WRITTEN
 COMMENTS  ELECTRONICALLY  ON THE APPLICATION TO THE COUNCIL; AND PROVIDE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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