senate Bill S4779B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to health
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
Jun 02, 2009 amended on third reading 4779b
Jun 01, 2009 advanced to third reading
May 27, 2009 2nd report cal.
May 26, 2009 1st report cal.440
May 21, 2009 print number 4779a
May 21, 2009 amend and recommit to health
Apr 27, 2009 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 20, 2010 - Health committee Vote

S4779B
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Jan 20, 2010

nay (2)

S4779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6702
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S384, A343
2013-2014: S3134, A497
2015-2016: S2712, A1528
2017-2018: S5611, A2469
2019-2020: S3899, A973

S4779 - Summary

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

S4779 - Sponsor Memo

S4779 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4779

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 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.
                                                           LBD09628-05-9

S. 4779                             2

S4779A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6702
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S384, A343
2013-2014: S3134, A497
2015-2016: S2712, A1528
2017-2018: S5611, A2469
2019-2020: S3899, A973

S4779A - Summary

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

S4779A - Sponsor Memo

S4779A - Bill Text download pdf


            

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S4779B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6702
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S384, A343
2013-2014: S3134, A497
2015-2016: S2712, A1528
2017-2018: S5611, A2469
2019-2020: S3899, A973

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4779B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4779--B
    Cal. No. 440

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER, ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted  to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in 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
a  sexually transmissible disease, or has been exposed to infection with
a sexually transmissible disease.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09628-11-9

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