senate Bill S1380

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires medical assistance to be provided to victims of domestic violence to care for and treat any scarring resulting from the domestic violence incident

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jan 07, 2011 referred to health

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S1380 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1476
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1179A, A3335A

S1380 - Summary

Requires medical assistance be provided to victims of domestic violence, as defined in section 459-a of this chapter, to care for and treat any scarring resulting from the domestic violence incident.

S1380 - Sponsor Memo

S1380 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1380

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMP-
  SON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAMPSON, SMITH,  STAVISKY,  VALESKY  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  medical  assistance  to  needy  persons  for the care and treatment of
  scarring resulting from domestic abuse

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 5 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
  (F) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SHALL INCLUDE PHYSICIAN SERVICES AND ANY SURGI-
CAL SERVICES, INCLUDING PLASTIC SURGERY, THAT ARE NECESSARY TO CARE  FOR
AND  TREAT  ANY  SCARRING OR SCAR TISSUE THAT FORMED AS THE RESULT OF AN
INCIDENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AS DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED  FIFTY-
NINE-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have become a law. Effective immediately, the commissioner of
health shall establish rules for acceptable forms of proof of  an  inci-
dent of domestic violence.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01751-01-1

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