senate Bill S7885

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to applications for certain hospital projects

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.137
delivered to governor
Feb 15, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.351
substituted for a8834
Feb 01, 2022 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 24, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.299
Jan 18, 2022 referred to rules

S7885 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8834
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2802-b, Pub Health L; amd §2, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.1451-A & A.191-A)

S7885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to applications for construction, or substantial reduction of, a hospital or health related service; relates to the effectiveness of certain provisions relating to health equity assessments in the establishment or construction of a hospital.

S7885 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7885
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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  applications  for
   certain  hospital projects; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2021
   amending the public health law relating to health  equity  assessments
   in  the  establishment  or  construction of a hospital, as proposed in
   legislative bills numbers S. 1451-A and A. 191-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. Section 2802-b of the public health  law,  as  added  by  a
 chapter  of  the laws of 2021 amending the public health law relating to
 health equity assessments in the  establishment  or  construction  of  a
 hospital,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills numbers S. 1451-A and A.
 191-A, is amended to read as follows:
   § 2802-b. Health equity impact assessments. 1. Definitions. As used in
 this section:
   (a) "Application" means an application  under  this  article  for  the
 construction, establishment, change in the establishment, merger, acqui-
 sition,  [closure,]  ELIMINATION or substantial reduction, expansion, or
 addition of a hospital service or health-related service of  a  hospital
 that  requires  review  or  approval by the council or the commissioner,
 where the application is filed or submitted to the council, the  commis-
 sioner  or  the  department  after  this section takes effect. PROVIDED,
 HOWEVER, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR THE CHANGE IN THE ESTABLISHMENT, MERGER
 OR ACQUISITION OF A HOSPITAL SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THIS DEFINITION IF
 THE APPLICATION WOULD NOT RESULT  IN  THE  ELIMINATION,  OR  SUBSTANTIAL
 REDUCTION,  EXPANSION,  ADDITION  OR  CHANGE  IN  LOCATION OF A HOSPITAL
 SERVICE OR HEALTH RELATED SERVICE OF THE HOSPITAL.
   (b) "Project" means the construction,  establishment,  change  in  the
 establishment,  merger,  acquisition, [closure] ELIMINATION, or substan-
 tial reduction, EXPANSION, OR ADDITION of a hospital service or  health-
 related service of a hospital that is the subject of an application.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00607-06-2

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