senate Bill S6203

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation at nursing homes and residential health care facilities

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Current Bill Status Via A6966 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2021 signed chap.108
May 11, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 27, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.727
substituted for s6203
Apr 27, 2021 substituted by a6966
Apr 26, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.727
Apr 15, 2021 referred to rules

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S6203 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6966
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2801-h, Pub Health L; amd §461-u, Soc Serv L; amd §3, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.614-B & A.1052-B)

S6203 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the authorization and regulation of visitation at nursing homes and residential health care facilities.

S6203 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6203 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6203
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
   relation  to  personal  caregiving  visitors  for residents of nursing
   homes; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the  public
   health  law  and  the  social  services  law  relating to personal and
   compassionate caregiving visitors for residents of nursing  homes,  as
   proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.614-B  and  A.1052-B,  in
   relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  2801-h  of  the public health law, as added by a
 chapter of the laws of 2021 amending  the  public  health  law  and  the
 social  services  law  relating to personal and compassionate caregiving
 visitors for residents of nursing  homes,  as  proposed  in  legislative
 bills numbers S.614-B and A.1052-B, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2801-h. Personal caregiving [and compassionate caregiving] visitors
 [to] FOR nursing home residents during [declared local or state]  PUBLIC
 health  emergencies.  1.    As used in this section, the following terms
 have the following meanings:
   (a) "personal caregiving visitor" means a family member, close friend,
 or legal guardian of a resident designated by  [such]  THE  resident  or
 [such]  THE  resident's  lawful  representative to [provide] ASSIST WITH
 personal caregiving OR COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVING  for  [such]  THE  resi-
 dent[, including a compassionate caregiving visitor];
   (b)  "personal  caregiving"  means care and support of a resident by a
 personal caregiving visitor that is provided to benefit such  resident's
 mental, physical, or social well-being;
   (c)  ["compassionate  caregiving  visitor" means a personal caregiving
 visitor providing compassionate caregiving to a resident;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04858-11-1

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