Aging Committee Bill Record Book 6/15/2021

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Section 1: PROPOSED SENATE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PSB-7 AA RAISING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN RESIDENTS OF LONG-TERM CARE INSTITUTIONS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-161 AA CLARIFYING THE PROCESS BY WHICH PERSONS WITH COGNITIVE DISORDERS EXECUTE WILLS AND CODICILS.

SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GARIBAY, 60TH DIST.


  PSB-271 AA ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO HELP ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS TO PAY THEIR PROPERTY TAXES.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-272 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-273 AA SUPPORTING AGING IN PLACE.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-417 AAC SENIOR CENTERS.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  sSB-418 AA INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS AND AUTHORIZING A DEDUCTION FOR CONSERVATOR EXPENSES FROM THE AMOUNT OF INCOME A MEDICAID RECIPIENT APPLIES TO THE COST OF CARE.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR SLAP, 5TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PHIPPS, 100TH DIST.

et al
02-23 03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-16 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-09 AGE - Vote to Draft
60

72
04-28 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  PSB-419 AA INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS AND ELIMINATING THE MEDICAID APPLIED INCOME PENALTY FOR CONSERVATOR EXPENSES.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.


  PSB-420 AA PREVENTING THE SOCIAL ISOLATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS WHO RESIDE IN NURSING HOMES AND RESPECTING THEIR RIGHTS TO FAMILY CONTACT AND PRIVACY.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.


  PSB-421 AA ESTABLISHING SENIOR SAFETY ZONES.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.


  PSB-422 AA ESTABLISHING A REGISTRY OF PERSONS CONVICTED OF CRIMES AGAINST ELDERLY PERSONS.

SENATOR HWANG, 28TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NAPOLI, 73RD DIST.


  PSB-423 AA PROMOTING AGING IN PLACE.

SENATOR HWANG, 28TH DIST.


  PSB-424 AA STRENGTHENING THE RIGHTS OF RESIDENTS OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES AND GIVING THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES A GREATER VOICE.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.


  PSB-425 AAC THE RIGHT OF RESIDENTS TO USE TECHNOLOGY OF THEIR CHOICE IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.


  PSB-426 AA FACILITATING THE USE OF THE MONTVILLE SENIOR CENTER DURING STORM OUTAGES.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.


  sSB-812 AA EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WOOD, 141ST DIST.
SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.

et al
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  RSB-813 AAC RETROACTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME CARE SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  RSB-814 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW VOLUNTARISM NEEDS OF THE STATE OMBUDSMAN.
02-09

  RSB-815 AAC SMOKING IN NURSING HOMES, ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES AND OTHER HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY.
02-09

  RSB-816 AA ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO ASSIST ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS.

REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  RSB-817 AAC SENIOR CENTERS AND SENIOR CRIME PREVENTION EDUCATION.

REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.

et al
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable
16
441
53
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-28 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-28 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-13 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-13 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-12 PA 21-7
  sSB-818 AAC A STUDY OF PERMITTING THE COMMUNITY SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT TO RETAIN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF ALLOWABLE ASSETS.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
SENATOR HARTLEY, 15TH DIST.
SENATOR MILLER, 27TH DIST.

et al
02-09 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
660
605
391
06-07 SENATE PASSED

Section 2: PROPOSED HOUSE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PHB-5087 AA ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLOWING VIDEO CAMERAS IN THE ROOMS OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTY, 38TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5206 AA PERMITTING THE USE OF VIDEO MONITORING DEVICES AT SKILLED NURSING AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5207 AA PROTECTING PROPERTY OWNERS AGE FIFTY AND OLDER FROM FORECLOSURE.

REPRESENTATIVE VARGAS, 6TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HENNESSY, 127TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al


  PHB-5599 AA REMOVING OBSTACLES TO RENTAL RELIEF FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE PAOLILLO, 97TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5600 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PROTECT SENIOR CITIZENS FROM FRAUD.

REPRESENTATIVE PHIPPS, 100TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.


  PHB-5741 AA ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO RETIREMENT-AGE RESIDENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE PHIPPS, 100TH DIST.


  PHB-6114 AAC PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL FOR ELDERLY PERSONS.

REPRESENTATIVE HAMPTON, 16TH DIST.


  RHB-6353 AA INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES RAISING CERTAIN CHILDREN.

REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
02-09

  RHB-6354 AAC THE RENTERS' REBATE PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE PAOLILLO, 97TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DILLON, 92ND DIST.

et al
02-09 04-20 JUD - Joint Favorable
02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable
10
44

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD

Section 3: (SENATE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  SB-56 AA DETERRING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.

SENATOR SLAP, 5TH DIST.
SENATOR KUSHNER, 24TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HENNESSY, 127TH DIST.

et al
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable
01-29 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 AGE - Vote to Draft
11
353
52
06-04 HOUSE PASSED
06-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-14 SENATE PASSED
  SB-274 AAC AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR THE COST OF HOME HEALTH CARE.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
02-23 03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference FIN
02-16 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-28 AGE - Vote to Draft


  sSB-418 AA INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS AND AUTHORIZING A DEDUCTION FOR CONSERVATOR EXPENSES FROM THE AMOUNT OF INCOME A MEDICAID RECIPIENT APPLIES TO THE COST OF CARE.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR SLAP, 5TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PHIPPS, 100TH DIST.

et al
02-23 03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-16 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-09 AGE - Vote to Draft
60

72
04-28 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-812 AA EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WOOD, 141ST DIST.
SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.

et al
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  RSB-813 AAC RETROACTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME CARE SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  RSB-814 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW VOLUNTARISM NEEDS OF THE STATE OMBUDSMAN.
02-09

  RSB-815 AAC SMOKING IN NURSING HOMES, ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES AND OTHER HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY.
02-09

  RSB-816 AA ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO ASSIST ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS.

REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  RSB-817 AAC SENIOR CENTERS AND SENIOR CRIME PREVENTION EDUCATION.

REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.

et al
02-09 02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable
16
441
53
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-28 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-28 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-13 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-13 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-12 PA 21-7
  sSB-818 AAC A STUDY OF PERMITTING THE COMMUNITY SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT TO RETAIN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF ALLOWABLE ASSETS.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
SENATOR HARTLEY, 15TH DIST.
SENATOR MILLER, 27TH DIST.

et al
02-09 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
660
605
391
06-07 SENATE PASSED
  RSB-896 AAC LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES.
02-23 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable
186
529
148
05-20 SENATE PASSED
  RSB-897 AAC AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUMS.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
02-23 03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference FIN


  RSB-898 AAC A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS.
02-23

  sSB-899 AAC SENIOR SAFETY ZONES.
02-23 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
187

149
  RSB-900 AA INCREASING FUNDING FOR AGING IN PLACE INITIATIVES.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE VARGAS, 6TH DIST.

et al
02-23 03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  sSB-973 AA STRENGTHENING THE VOICE OF RESIDENTS AND FAMILY COUNCILS.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
SENATOR HWANG, 28TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
192
586
154
06-09 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-09 IN CONCURRENCE
06-02 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-02 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
  RSB-974 AAC HOMEMAKER AND COMPANION SERVICES.
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference HS


  sSB-975 AA STRENGTHENING THE BILLS OF RIGHTS FOR LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS AND AUTHORIZING THE USE OF RESIDENT TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL VISITATION AND VIRTUAL MONITORING.

SENATOR FORMICA, 20TH DIST.
SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.

et al
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
193
505
155
06-03 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-03 IN CONCURRENCE
05-13 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-13 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-10 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-10 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-09 PA 21-55

Section 4: (HOUSE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RHB-6353 AA INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES RAISING CERTAIN CHILDREN.

REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
02-09

  RHB-6354 AAC THE RENTERS' REBATE PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE PAOLILLO, 97TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIGIOVANCARLO, 74TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DILLON, 92ND DIST.

et al
02-09 04-20 JUD - Joint Favorable
02-16 AGE - Joint Favorable
10
44

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD
  RHB-6456 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PROTECT SENIOR CITIZENS FROM FRAUD.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
02-23 04-09 HS - Joint Favorable
03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable
74
93

04-05 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON HS
  RHB-6457 AAC ACCESS TO RECORDINGS AND IMAGES FROM TECHNOLOGY USED BY NURSING HOME RESIDENTS FOR VIRTUAL VISITATION AND VIRTUAL MONITORING.

REPRESENTATIVE CHEESEMAN, 37TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.

et al
02-23 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable
162
792
151
559
06-04 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
06-09 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
  RHB-6458 AA LOWERING THE AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PROTECT SENIOR CITIZENS FROM FRAUD.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ARCONTI, 109TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NUCCIO, 53RD DIST.

et al
02-23 03-21 PD - Joint Favorable
03-02 AGE - Joint Favorable Change of Reference PD
385
771
298
533
05-27 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
06-04 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
  sHB-6552 AAC THE RIGHTS OF RESIDENTS IN NURSING HOME FACILITIES TO USE THE TECHNOLOGY OF THEIR CHOICE FOR VIRTUAL CONNECTIONS TO FAMILY, FRIENDS AND OTHER PERSONS.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GIBSON, 15TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
173
627
161
373
04-26 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
  sHB-6553 AA PROTECTING PROPERTY OWNERS AGE SIXTY AND OLDER FROM FORECLOSURE.

REPRESENTATIVE VARGAS, 6TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HALL, 7TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONCEPCION, 4TH DIST.

et al
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
174
162

  sHB-6554 AAC A STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SENIOR CITIZENS AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE REYES, 75TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PARKER, 101ST DIST.
03-09 03-11 AGE - Joint Favorable Substitute
104
114