Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 16, 2009
|Sep 04, 2009
delivered to governor
|Jul 16, 2009
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.914
substituted for s3842
|Jul 16, 2009
substituted by a903
ordered to third reading cal.914
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 05, 2009
reported and committed to finance
|Apr 02, 2009
referred to health
Senate Bill S3842Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A903 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2009-S3842 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §206, Pub Health L
2009-S3842 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes and directs the department of health to review any policy or practice instituted in facilities operated by the department of correctional services and in local correctional facilities regarding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and hepatitis C including the prevention of the transmission of HIV, HCV and the treatment of AIDS among inmates.
2009-S3842 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3842 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to department of health review of policies and practices in facilities operated by the department of correctional services, and in local correctional facilities regarding human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and hepatitis C PURPOSE : Provides for a review by the Department of Health of policies and practices of medical facilities within the Department of Correctional Services and in local correctional facilities regarding HN, AIDS, and hepatitis C (HCY). SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Provides for a review by the Department of Health of policies and practices of medical facilities within the Department of Correctional Services regarding HIY, AIDS, and hepatitis C (HCY). DOH would have the authority to require correction of deficiencies that are contrary to professional standards. Section 2. Provides for a review by the Department of Health of policies and practices of medical facilities in local correctional facilities regarding HIY, AIDS, and hepatitis C (HCY).
2009-S3842 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3842 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 2, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DUANE -- 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 department of health review of policies and practices in facilities operated by the department of correctional services, and in local correctional facili- ties regarding human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and hepatitis C THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 26 to read as follows: 26. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO REVIEW ANY POLICY OR PRACTICE INSTITUTED IN FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES REGARDING HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV), ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS), AND HEPATITIS C (HCV) INCLUD- ING THE PREVENTION OF THE TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND HCV AND THE TREATMENT OF AIDS, HIV AND HCV AMONG INMATES. SUCH REVIEW SHALL BE PERFORMED ANNU- ALLY AND SHALL FOCUS ON WHETHER SUCH HIV, AIDS OR HCV POLICY OR PRACTICE IS CONSISTENT WITH CURRENT, GENERALLY ACCEPTED MEDICAL STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES USED TO PREVENT THE TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND HCV AND TO TREAT AIDS, HIV AND HCV AMONG THE GENERAL PUBLIC. IN PERFORMING SUCH REVIEWS, IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE QUALITY AND ADEQUACY OF CARE AND TREATMENT PROVIDED, DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND INSPECT POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUALS AND MEDICAL PROTO- COLS, INTERVIEW HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDERS AND INMATE-PATIENTS, REVIEW MEDICAL GRIEVANCES, AND INSPECT A REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF MEDICAL RECORDS OF INMATES KNOWN TO BE INFECTED WITH HIV OR HCV OR HAVE AIDS. PRIOR TO INITIATING A REVIEW OF A CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INFORM THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING PATIENTS, THEIR FAMILIES AND PATIENT ADVOCATES, OF THE SCHEDULED REVIEW AND INVITE THEM TO PROVIDE THE COMMISSIONER WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION. UPON THE COMPLETION OF SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00355-01-9
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