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S03657 Summary:

BILL NOS03657B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03143-A
 
SPONSORKENNEDY
 
COSPNSRKAPLAN, SEPULVEDA
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Establishes the aging in place task force, and provides for its powers and duties.
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S03657 Actions:

BILL NOS03657B
 
02/11/2019REFERRED TO AGING
03/19/2019REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
03/26/2019COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
03/26/2019ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.347
03/29/2019AMENDED ON THIRD READING 3657A
04/08/2019AMENDED ON THIRD READING 3657B
04/29/2019PASSED SENATE
04/29/2019DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
04/29/2019referred to aging
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S03657 Memo:

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S03657 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         3657--B
            Cal. No. 347
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 11, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --
          reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
          on Finance -- committee discharged and  said  bill  committed  to  the
          Committee  on Rules -- ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered
          reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading --  again
          amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
          third reading
 
        AN ACT relating to establishing the  aging  in  place  task  force,  and
          providing for its powers and duties
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Aging in place task  force.  There  is  hereby  established
     2  within  the  office  for  the  aging  an  aging in place task force. The
     3  purpose of the task force shall be to study how the state can  encourage
     4  aging in place including, but not limited to, an examination of:
     5    (a) infrastructure and transportation improvements;
     6    (b) zoning changes to facilitate home care;
     7    (c) enhanced nutrition programs and delivery options;
     8    (d) improved fraud and abuse protections;
     9    (e) expansion of home medical care options;
    10    (f) tax incentives; and
    11    (g) incentives for private insurance.
    12    §  2.  The aging in place task force shall consist of a total of four-
    13  teen members and shall include: the commissioner of the state office  of
    14  temporary and disability assistance or his or her designee; the director
    15  of  the office for the aging or his or her designee; the chairperson and
    16  ranking member of the standing senate and assembly committees  of  aging
    17  or his or her designee; two people appointed by the governor; two people
    18  appointed by the temporary president of the senate; one person appointed
    19  by the minority leader of the senate; two people appointed by the speak-

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04197-04-9

        S. 3657--B                          2
 
     1  er  of  the assembly; and one person appointed by the minority leader of
     2  the assembly. The chairperson and ranking members of the standing senate
     3  and assembly committees of aging and the  appointees  of  the  temporary
     4  president  of  the senate, minority leader of the senate, speaker of the
     5  assembly and minority leader of the  assembly  may  be  members  of  the
     6  legislature.  All appointments to the aging in place task force shall be
     7  made no later than thirty days after the effective date of this act. Any
     8  vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.
     9    §  3.  There shall be two chairpersons selected from among the members
    10  of the aging in place task force. One chairperson shall be  selected  by
    11  the  temporary  president  of  the  senate  and one chairperson shall be
    12  selected by the speaker of the assembly. Such chairperson shall schedule
    13  the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held no  later  than
    14  sixty days after the effective date of this act.
    15    §  4. The members of the aging in place task force shall serve without
    16  compensation, except that members shall be allowed their  necessary  and
    17  actual  expenses  incurred in the performance of their duties under this
    18  act.
    19    § 5. The office for the aging shall provide the aging  in  place  task
    20  force  with  such  facilities,  assistance, and data as will enable such
    21  task force to carry out its powers and duties. Additionally,  all  other
    22  departments  or  agencies of the state or subdivisions thereof shall, at
    23  the request of the chairpersons,  provide  such  task  force  with  such
    24  facilities, assistance, and data as will enable such task force to carry
    25  out its powers and duties.
    26    §  6.  The aging in place task force shall issue a report of its find-
    27  ings and recommendations to the governor, the temporary president of the
    28  senate and the speaker of the assembly no later than January 1, 2022.
    29    § 7. The aging in place task force shall terminate on the date that it
    30  submits the report required in section six of this act or  December  31,
    31  2021, whichever is later.
    32    § 8. This act shall take effect immediately.
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