senate Bill S598

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "reimagining long-term care task force" to create a task force to study the state of long-term care services in this state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.329
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 598b
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.329
Jan 29, 2021 print number 598a
Jan 29, 2021 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S598B
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S598A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

aye wr (1)

S598 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3922
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8633, A10836

S598 - Summary

Enacts the "reimagining long-term care task force act" to create a task force to study the state of long-term care services in this state.

S598 - Sponsor Memo

S598 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    598
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT in relation to enacting  the  "reimagining  long-term  care  task
   force"  to  create  a  task force to study the state of long-term care
   services in this state

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "reimagining long-term care task force act".
   § 2. Reimagining long-term care task force; duties.  There  is  hereby
 created the reimagining long-term care task force. Such task force shall
 study  the  state of long-term care services, options and challenges for
 older New Yorkers and reimagine how the state can better meet the exist-
 ing and projected needs of such New  Yorkers  in  ways  that  prioritize
 safety  and  affordability, and enhance the quality of life for those in
 need of such care.   In carrying out its  task,  the  task  force  shall
 consider  the  full  continuum  of  care available to older New Yorkers,
 including, but not limited to,  community-based  services,  consumer-di-
 rected services, independent living, assisted living and skilled-nursing
 facility  care.  The  task  force  shall study the limitations currently
 hampering quality care, both in home-based and facility-based  settings,
 and  consider  potential  models  for improvement. In addition, the task
 force shall study the challenges and issues generated by the coronavirus
 pandemic, including, but not limited to, infection control protocols and
 enforcement, staffing  shortages,  lack  of  federally  mandated  crisis
 plans,   visitation   bans,  and  other  factors  that  exacerbated  the
 pandemic's toll on residents and staff  of  skilled  nursing  and  other
 adult-care  facilities. The task force shall utilize the findings of its
 study on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to formulate recommenda-
 tions on how such skilled nursing and other  adult-care  facilities,  as
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S598A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3922
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8633, A10836

S598A - Summary

Enacts the "reimagining long-term care task force act" to create a task force to study the state of long-term care services in this state.

S598A - Sponsor Memo

S598A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  598--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  in  relation  to  enacting the "reimagining long-term care task
   force" to create a task force to study the  state  of  long-term  care
   services in this state
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "reimagining long-term care task force act".
   §  2.  Reimagining  long-term care task force; duties. There is hereby
 created the reimagining long-term care task force. Such task force shall
 study the state of long-term care services, options and  challenges  for
 older New Yorkers and reimagine how the state can better meet the exist-
 ing  and  projected  needs  of  such New Yorkers in ways that prioritize
 safety and affordability, and enhance the quality of life for  those  in
 need  of  such  care.    In  carrying out its task, the task force shall
 consider the full continuum of care  available  to  older  New  Yorkers,
 including,  but  not  limited to, community-based services, consumer-di-
 rected services, independent living, assisted living and skilled-nursing
 facility care. The task force  shall  study  the  limitations  currently
 hampering  quality care, both in home-based and facility-based settings,
 and consider potential models for improvement.  In  addition,  the  task
 force shall study the challenges and issues generated by the coronavirus
 pandemic, including, but not limited to, infection control protocols and
 enforcement,  staffing  shortages,  lack  of  federally  mandated crisis
 plans,  visitation  bans,  and  other  factors  that   exacerbated   the
 pandemic's  toll  on  residents  and  staff of skilled nursing and other
 adult-care facilities. The task force shall utilize the findings of  its
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S598B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3922
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8633, A10836

S598B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "reimagining long-term care task force act" to create a task force to study the state of long-term care services in this state.

S598B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S598B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  598--B
     Cal. No. 329
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MAY, RIVERA, SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, COONEY, KAPLAN, KRUEG-
   ER,  LIU, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
   be committed to the Committee on Aging -- committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee -- 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 in relation to enacting  the  "reimagining  long-term  care  task
   force"  to  create  a  task force to study the state of long-term care
   services in this state
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "reimagining long-term care task force act".
   § 2. Reimagining long-term care task force; duties.  There  is  hereby
 created the reimagining long-term care task force. Such task force shall
 study  the  state of long-term care services, options and challenges for
 older New Yorkers and reimagine how the state can better meet the exist-
 ing and projected needs of such New  Yorkers  in  ways  that  prioritize
 safety  and  affordability, and enhance the quality of life for those in
 need of such care.   In carrying out its  task,  the  task  force  shall
 consider  the  full  continuum  of  care available to older New Yorkers,
 including, but not limited to,  community-based  services,  consumer-di-
 rected  services,  culturally  and  linguistically  relevant healthcare,
 independent living, assisted living and skilled-nursing  facility  care.
 The  task  force shall study the limitations currently hampering quality
 care, both in  home-based  and  facility-based  settings,  and  consider
 potential  models  for  improvement.  In  addition, the task force shall
 study the challenges and issues generated by the  coronavirus  pandemic,
 including,  but not limited to, infection control protocols and enforce-
 

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