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A03290 Summary:

BILL NOA03290
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSepulveda
 
COSPNSRCrespo, Ortiz
 
MLTSPNSRCook, Perry, Rivera
 
Add 2862-a, Pub Health L
 
Requires nursing homes that maintain a trust fund or funds into which residents money is deposited to conduct quarterly audits and to report the findings of such audits to the commissioner of public health.
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A03290 Actions:

BILL NOA03290
 
01/27/2017referred to health
01/03/2018referred to health
04/30/2018enacting clause stricken
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A03290 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3290
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 27, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SEPULVEDA, CRESPO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
          A. COOK, PERRY, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
          Health
 
        AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring nursing
          homes that maintain a trust fund or funds into which residents'  money
          is deposited to conduct quarterly audits and to report the findings of
          such audits to the commissioner of public health
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
     2  2862-a to read as follows:
     3    §  2862-a. Audits of trust fund accounts. 1. Each nursing home company
     4  subject to the provisions of this article shall,  at  its  own  expense,
     5  arrange for quarterly financial audits of all books and records pertain-
     6  ing  to  each  trust  fund account into which moneys of residents of the
     7  nursing home facilities operated by the company are deposited.  A  sepa-
     8  rate  audit  shall be conducted for each nursing  home facility operated
     9  by the company in this state.
    10    2. The audits shall be conducted by a third  party  unaffiliated  with
    11  the  nursing  home  company  and  shall  be conducted for the purpose of
    12  ensuring that residents' moneys are not misappropriated.
    13    3. Copies of the report of  such  audits  shall  be  provided  to  the
    14  commissioner within sixty days of the completion of the audit.
    15    4. The commissioner may examine and audit the books and records of the
    16  company at any time.
    17    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    18  ing the date upon which it shall become a law.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07276-01-7
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