|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 26, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S6012
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6012 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Health
- Law Section:
S6012 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the comptroller to conduct an audit of the department of health and other state agencies response to COVID-19 in nursing homes, adult care facilities, and assisted living residences including compliance with regulations and directives under the COVID-19 emergency declaration, funding for facilities, infection prevention policies, availability of staff, patient outcomes, and compliance with public information laws.
S6012 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6012 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act relating to an audit of state agency response to COVID-19 in nursing homes, adult care facilities, and assisted living residences; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof PURPOSE: To direct the New York State Comptroller to conduct a comprehensive audit of the State's response to the COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes, adult care facilities and assisted living residences. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Defines nursing home, adult care facility, assisted living residence, step-down facility and direct care worker as used in this act.
S6012 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6012 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 26, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT relating to an audit of state agency response to COVID-19 in nursing homes, adult care facilities, and assisted living residences; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. 1. As used in this act, the following terms shall be defined as follows: a. "Nursing home" shall have the same meaning as such term is defined in subdivision two of section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law. b. "Adult care facility" shall have the same meaning as defined in subdivision twenty-one of section two of the social services law. c. "Assisted living residence" shall have the same meaning as defined in subdivision one of section forty-six hundred fifty-one of the public health law, as added by chapter 2 of the laws of 2004. d. "Step-down facility" shall refer to a COVID-19 only nursing home, adult care facility, or assisted living residence established by the department of health, consistent with executive order 202.81 of 2020 to receive medically stable, but persistently positive COVID-19 nursing home, adult care facility, or assisted living residence eligible patients transferred from a facility licensed under article twenty-eight of the public health law until such time the patient tests negative for COVID-19, or is deemed medically safe for discharge by a qualified licensed health care professional under the education law. e. "Direct care worker" shall mean any employee of a nursing home, adult care facility, or assisted living residence who is responsible for patient handling or patient assessment as a regular or incidental part EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10637-01-1
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