senate Bill S6767

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to nursing homes and residential health care facilities

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Current Bill Status - 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
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.141
delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.481
substituted for a7517
Jun 01, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1304
May 14, 2021 referred to rules

S6767 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7517
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801-a & 2803-x, add §2829, Pub Health L; amd §3, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S. 4893-A & A. 5684-A)

S6767 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to disclosure requirements for nursing homes as well as the requirements for incorporation of nursing homes and residential health care facilities.

S6767 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6767 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6767
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to nursing homes  and
   residential health care facilities; and to amend a chapter of the laws
   of  2021  amending  the public health law relating to requirements for
   residential health care facilities and nursing homes, as  proposed  in
   legislative bills numbers S. 4893-A and A.  5684-A, 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. Subdivisions 2-b and 3-b of section 2801-a  of  the  public
 health  law,  as  added  by  a chapter of the laws of 2021, amending the
 public health law relating to requirements for residential  health  care
 facilities  and  nursing homes, as proposed in legislative bills numbers
 S.  4893-A and A. 5684-A, are amended 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] DEPARTMENT shall provide notice, IN WRITING OR ELEC-
 TRONICALLY, of [the] AN application [to the public on  the  department's
 website] FOR ESTABLISHMENT TO THE STATE OFFICE OF LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDS-
 MAN,  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 nurs-
 ing 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 representatives] ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF
 THE APPLICATION BY THE DEPARTMENT. THEREAFTER, THE STATE OFFICE  OF  THE
 LONG-TERM  CARE OMBUDSMAN SHALL SUBMIT ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE DEPART-
 MENT AND TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL FOR  CONSIDER-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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