assembly Bill A6702C

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to health
Jun 01, 2009 amended on third reading 6702c
May 28, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.670
May 27, 2009 reported
May 19, 2009 print number 6702b
May 19, 2009 amend and recommit to health
Apr 28, 2009 print number 6702a
Apr 28, 2009 amend and recommit to health
Mar 11, 2009 referred to health

A6702 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4779
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A6702 - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A6702 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6702

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, MAYERSOHN,
  JACOBS, HOYT, JAFFEE,  ALFANO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND,  BROOK-KRASNY,  JEFFRIES,  MARKEY,  PHEFFER, RUSSELL, TITONE,
  WALKER, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 2305 of  the  public  health
law,  as  amended by chapter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read
as follows:
  Sexually transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment  [by  licensed
physician  or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions] ; CONSENT BY
MINORS.
  S 2. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 2305 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 878 of the laws of  1980,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician,]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER  may  diagnose,  treat  or  prescribe  CURATIVE
TREATMENT  FOR  A  SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a person under the
age of [twenty-one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or  knowledge  of
the parents or [guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is
infected  with  a sexually transmissible disease, or has been exposed to
infection with a sexually transmissible disease.
  (B) A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE RELATED TO THE
PREVENTION OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING  ADMINISTERING
VACCINES,  TO  A  PERSON  UNDER  THE  AGE  OF EIGHTEEN YEARS WITHOUT THE
CONSENT OR KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  PARENTS  OR  GUARDIANS  OF  SUCH  PERSON,
PROVIDED  THAT  THE  PERSON HAS CAPACITY TO CONSENT TO THE CARE, WITHOUT
REGARD TO THE PERSON'S AGE, AND THE PERSON CONSENTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09628-01-9

A6702A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4779
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A6702A - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A6702A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6702--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, MAYERSOHN,
  JACOBS, HOYT, JAFFEE,  ALFANO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND,  BROOK-KRASNY,  JEFFRIES,  MARKEY,  PHEFFER, RUSSELL, TITONE,
  WALKER, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1.  The  section heading of section 2305 of the public health
law, as amended by chapter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  Sexually  transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment  [by licensed
physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions] ; CONSENT  BY
MINORS.
  S 2. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 2305 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  878  of  the  laws of 1980, are amended to read as
follows:
  2. (A) A [licensed physician, or in a hospital,  a  staff  physician,]
HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  may  diagnose,  treat  or prescribe CURATIVE
TREATMENT FOR A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a  person  under  the
age  of  [twenty-one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of
the parents or [guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is
infected with a sexually transmissible disease, or has been  exposed  to
infection with a sexually transmissible disease.
  (B) A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE RELATED TO THE
PREVENTION  OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING ADMINISTERING
VACCINES, TO A PERSON UNDER  THE  AGE  OF  EIGHTEEN  YEARS  WITHOUT  THE
CONSENT  OR  KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  PARENTS  OR  GUARDIANS  OF SUCH PERSON,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09628-04-9

A6702B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4779
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A6702B - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A6702B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6702--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, MAYERSOHN,
  JACOBS, HOYT, JAFFEE,  ALFANO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND,  BROOK-KRASNY,  JEFFRIES,  MARKEY,  PHEFFER, RUSSELL, TITONE,
  WALKER, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1.  The  section heading of section 2305 of the public health
law, as amended by chapter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  Sexually  transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment  [by licensed
physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions] ; CONSENT  BY
MINORS.
  S 2. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 2305 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  878  of  the  laws of 1980, are amended to read as
follows:
  2. (A) A [licensed physician, or in a hospital,  a  staff  physician,]
HEALTH  CARE PRACTITIONER may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a person under the age of  [twenty-
one]  EIGHTEEN  years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or
[guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected  with
a  sexually transmissible disease, or has been exposed to infection with
a sexually transmissible disease.
  (B) A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO  THE
PREVENTION  OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING ADMINISTERING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09628-06-9

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A6702C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4779
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A6702C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A6702C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A6702C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6702--C
                                                        Cal. No. 670

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, MAYERSOHN,
  JACOBS, HOYT, JAFFEE, ALFANO, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  BOYLAND,  BROOK-KRASNY,  GABRYSZAK,  JEFFRIES,  MARKEY,   PHEFFER,
  RUSSELL,  TITONE,  WALKER,  WRIGHT  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- reported from committee,
  advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2305.  Sexually  transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment  [by
licensed  physician  or  staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions] ;
CONSENT BY MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician,  or,
in  a hospital, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diag-
nose, treat or prescribe for a person who is infected  with  a  sexually
transmissible disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexu-
ally  transmissible  disease,  or  dispense  or sell a drug, medicine or
remedy for the treatment of such person  except  on  prescription  of  a
[duly licensed physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician,]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT  FOR
A  SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a person under the age of [twenty-
one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of the  parents  or
[guardian]  GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected with

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

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