senate Bill S247

Relates to approval of demonstration projects for the operation of proton beam therapy services

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Bill Status


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HEALTH
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO HEALTH

Summary

Relates to approval of demonstration projects for the operation of proton beam therapy services.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S247
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S1696
2009-2010: S8419

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S247

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the public health law, in relation to approval of demonstration
projects for the operation of proton beam therapy services

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Requires the Commissioner of Health to authorize more than one
demonstration project located in a city with a population of one
million or more for the operation of proton beam therapy services.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Adds a new subdivision 11 to section 2803 of the public health law
requiring the Commissioner of Health to authorize more than one
demonstration project in a city with a population of one million or
more for the operation of proton beam therapy services.

JUSTIFICATION:
Proton beam therapy services is an emerging technology. There are
several proton beam therapy facilities in operation in the United
States The Department of Health has solicited applications for the
operation of proton beam therapy services in New York State on 2l
demonstration basis, as authorized by Part 705 of 10 NYCRR The
operation of more than one demonstration site in a large city will
better allow the Department of Health to test the efficacy, safety
and cost-effectiveness of proton beam therapy. Furthermore, estimated
demand for such services exceeds maximum capacity for a single site.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.8419 of 2009 06/30/10 REFERRED TO RULES
S.1696 of 2011
01/11/11 REFERRED TO HEALTH
01/04/12 REFERRED TO HEALTH

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Unknown at present time.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   247

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to approval of demon-
  stration projects for the operation of proton beam therapy services

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

  Section  1. Section 2803 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY CONTRARY PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION,  WHEN
AUTHORIZING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS PURSUANT TO 10 NYCRR PART 705 FOR THE
OPERATION  OF  PROTON  BEAM  THERAPY  SERVICES,  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL
AUTHORIZE MORE THAN ONE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT LOCATED IN A CITY  WITH  A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02185-01-3

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