senate Bill S7778

Relates to creating the 21st century workgroup for disease elimination and reduction

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  • 18 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO RULES
  • 20 / Jun / 2012
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1450
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO HEALTH

Summary

Relates to creating the 21st century workgroup for disease elimination and reduction; directs the study of the severity, frequency of occurrence, likelihood of recurrence, existing animal vaccines and potential human vaccines for tuberculosis, eastern equine encephalitis virus, Lyme disease, human immunodeficiency virus, and others as determined by the commissioner; requires report.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S7778
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 6 ยง266, Pub Health L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7778

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to creating the  21st
  century workgroup for disease elimination and reduction

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 2 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
new title 6 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 6
    THE 21ST CENTURY WORKGROUP FOR DISEASE ELIMINATION AND REDUCTION
SECTION 266. THE  21ST  CENTURY  WORKGROUP  FOR  DISEASE ELIMINATION AND
                REDUCTION.
  S  266.  THE  21ST  CENTURY  WORKGROUP  FOR  DISEASE  ELIMINATION  AND
REDUCTION.    THE  21ST  CENTURY  WORKGROUP  FOR DISEASE ELIMINATION AND
REDUCTION IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT. THE WORKGROUP SHALL:
  1. BE COMPRISED OF EXPERTS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT'S BUREAU OF IMMUNIZA-
TION, EXPERTS ON THE IMMUNIZATION ADVISORY COUNCIL AND OTHER EXPERTS THE
COMMISSIONER DEEMS APPROPRIATE, CHARGED WITH THE  MISSION  OF  REVIEWING
EXISTING  VACCINES, THE STATUS OF INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
FOR VACCINES LIKELY TO BE CANDIDATES FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETPLACE,
AND TO REVIEW THE STATUS OF HEALTH THREATS WHICH COULD BE  ADDRESSED  BY
THE DEVELOPMENT OF VACCINES;
  2.  STUDY  THE SEVERITY, FREQUENCY OF OCCURRENCE, LIKELIHOOD OF RECUR-
RENCE, EXISTING ANIMAL VACCINES AND POTENTIAL HUMAN VACCINES FOR  TUBER-
CULOSIS,  EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, LYME DISEASE, HUMAN IMMUNO-
DEFICIENCY VIRUS, AND ANY OTHER DISEASE OR VIRUS THE COMMISSIONER  DEEMS
APPROPRIATE;
  3. CONSULT WITH NATIONAL VACCINE AND IMMUNIZATION POLICY MAKING ORGAN-
IZATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON IMMUN-
IZATION  PRACTICES UNDER THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION,
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE  OF  ALLERGY
AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES;
  4.  APPLY FOR GRANTS, ACCEPT GIFTS FROM PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SOURCES FOR
PURPOSES SET FORTH HEREIN; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16343-01-2

S. 7778                             2

  5. REPORT ANNUALLY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIR OF  THE  SENATE  STANDING
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY HEALTH COMMITTEE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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