Economic Development Law Section 11
Investing in care
1.The commissioner shall study, develop, and propose how to implement a long-term strategy to support the growth of the caregiving industry in New York state. Such strategy shall be developed in consultation with the department of health, the department of labor, the office of children and family services and any other state agencies or other such organizations or persons as the commissioner shall deem appropriate. Such strategy shall be based on an analysis of financial support needed for:
(a)growth of caregiving industry businesses and non-profits;
(b)workforce development, recruitment, and retention needs in the caregiving industry; and
(c)innovation and new modes of caregiving delivery in the caregiving industry.
2.Within one year of the effective date of this section, the commissioner shall submit a report of his or her findings, recommendations, and plan for implementation of such long-term strategy, to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.
3.For the purposes of this section, “caregiving industry” shall include, but not be limited to: direct care, home care, child care, adult care, private and non-profit nursing homes and residential facilities, and other entities that support formal and informal caregiving, as the commissioner shall deem necessary and appropriate.
Section 11 — Investing in care,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/COM/11 (updated Dec. 31, 2021; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).