Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 20, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S2419
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2419 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2419 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2419 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act establishing a temporary state commission to study and investi- gate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic response on deaths in nursing homes; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: To establish an independent, bi-partisan state commission to fully investigate the deaths of 6,200 New Yorkers who died from COVID-19 in state regulated nursing homes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1. Merely defines terms as used in this act. § 2. Commission on long-term care facilities. Items a-i explain the composition, charge, and powers of the commission.
2023-S2419 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2419 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, BORRELLO, GALLIVAN, HELMING, MATTERA, OBER- ACKER, O'MARA, ORTT, PALUMBO, SALAZAR, STEC, WEIK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT establishing a temporary state commission to study and investi- gate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic response on deaths in nurs- ing homes; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi- ration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Definitions. As used in this act: a. "commission" means the commission to investigate COVID-19 in nurs- ing homes created by section two of this act; and b. "nursing home" means a nursing home as defined in subdivision one of section 2895-a of the public health law. § 2. Commission on long term care facilities. a. A temporary state commission, to be known as the commission to investigate COVID-19 in nursing homes (hereinafter the "commission"), is hereby created to study and make recommendations concerning the following: (1) the measures taken by nursing homes to ensure the safety of their residents during and in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic (hereinafter "COVID-19"); (2) the success or failure of such measures in reducing or slowing the spread of COVID-19; (3) any increase in death rates of nursing home residents attributable to COVID-19; (4) the effectiveness of current state and federal laws, executive orders, rules, regulations and recommendations governing the response of nursing homes to COVID-19; and (5) such other matters as the commission deems appropriate. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07101-01-3 S. 2419 2
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