A03048 Summary:

BILL NOA03048B
 
SAME ASSAME AS UNI. S02128-B
 
SPONSORMalliotakis
 
COSPNSRFitzpatrick, Simanowitz, Kearns, DiPietro, Goodell, Raia, Tenney, Palumbo, Lupinacci, Montesano, McDonough, Ceretto, Stec, Curran
 
MLTSPNSRGraf
 
Add 2801 & 2828, Pub Health L
 
Requires the commissioner of the department of health to undertake periodic inspections of diagnostic and treatment centers.
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A03048 Actions:

BILL NOA03048B
 
01/21/2015referred to health
03/03/2015amend and recommit to health
03/03/2015print number 3048a
01/06/2016referred to health
02/25/2016amend and recommit to health
02/25/2016print number 3048b
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A03048 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
            S. 2128--B                                            A. 3048--B
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 21, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Health  --
          committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
          recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
          Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MALLIOTAKIS, FITZPATRICK, SIMANOW-
          ITZ, KEARNS, DiPIETRO,  GOODELL,  RAIA,  TENNEY,  PALUMBO,  LUPINACCI,
          MONTESANO,  McDONOUGH,  CERETTO, STEC, CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M. of A. GRAF -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health  --
          committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
          recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
          Health  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2 -- committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to periodic  diagnos-
          tic and treatment center inspection

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 2801 of the public health law is amended by  adding
     2  a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
     3    11. "Diagnostic and treatment center" means any hospital as defined by
     4  subdivision  one of this section operating as a diagnostic and treatment
     5  center authorized to provide ambulatory surgical services, including but
     6  not limited to diagnostic and treatment centers regulated by Part  seven
     7  hundred  fifty-five  or Part seven hundred fifty-six of Title ten of the
     8  New York Code of Rules and Regulations.
     9    § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2828  to
    10  read as follows:

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00573-03-6

        S. 2128--B                          2                         A. 3048--B
 
     1    §  2828.  Powers  and  duties of the commissioner. 1. The commissioner
     2  shall promulgate rules and regulations to carry out  the  provisions  of
     3  this  article,  including,  but not limited to, regulations establishing
     4  standards for cleanliness, hygiene, and safety.
     5    2.  The  department,  under  the  direction of the commissioner, shall
     6  inspect each diagnostic and treatment center not less  than  biennially.
     7  The  commissioner  may appoint and designate, from time to time, persons
     8  to make the inspections authorized by this article.
     9    3. The commissioner shall create  a  biennial  report  indicating  the
    10  results  of  all individual inspections and deliver a copy to the assem-
    11  bly, the senate, and the governor.
    12    4. The commissioner may by regulation authorize any county or  munici-
    13  pal department of health to administer this section within its jurisdic-
    14  tion.
    15    5. Provisions of this section shall not apply to facilities accredited
    16  by the joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations.
    17    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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