senate Bill S1108

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the lupus research enhancement program and the lupus research enhancement fund; appropriation

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

S1108 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A456
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title IV-A §§256 - 256-e, Pub Health L; add §95-h, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2846, A8950

S1108 - Summary

Creates the lupus research enhancement program; creates the lupus research enhancement fund; authorizes an appropriation therefor.

S1108 - Sponsor Memo

S1108 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1108

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to creating the lupus
  research enhancement program; to  amend  the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation  to  creating the lupus research enhancement fund; and making
  an appropriation therefor

  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 4-A to read as follows:

                               TITLE IV-A
                     LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT ACT

SECTION 256. SHORT TITLE.
        256-A. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        256-B. DEFINITION.
        256-C. LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM.
        256-D. LUPUS RESEARCH ADVISORY COUNCIL.
        256-E. LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT FUND.
  S 256. SHORT TITLE.  THIS TITLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT ACT".
  S 256-A. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. 1.   THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS  THE
FOLLOWING:
  (A)  LUPUS IS A SERIOUS, COMPLEX, DEBILITATING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE THAT
CAN CAUSE INFLAMMATION AND TISSUE DAMAGE TO VIRTUALLY ANY  ORGAN  SYSTEM
IN  THE BODY, INCLUDING THE SKIN, JOINTS, OTHER CONNECTIVE TISSUE, BLOOD
AND BLOOD VESSELS, HEART, LUNGS, KIDNEY, AND BRAIN.
  (B) THE LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, INC. ESTIMATES THAT APPROXIMATELY
1.5 TO TWO MILLION AMERICANS LIVE WITH SOME FORM OF LUPUS; LUPUS AFFECTS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00213-01-1

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