senate Bill S4909B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the health care practitioner hygienic dress code program within the department of health to address clothing that may cause infections

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 29, 2012 print number 4909b
amend and recommit to health
Jan 31, 2012 print number 4909a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Apr 29, 2011 referred to health

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S4909 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7845C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 6 §266, Pub Health L; amd §6507, Ed L; amd §§2343, 3436 & 5505, Ins L

S4909 - Summary

Establishes the health care practitioner hygienic dress code program within the department of health to address clothing, jewelry and identification tags worn by health care professionals that may cause infection, disease and bacteria in patients, visitors and the general public.

S4909 - Sponsor Memo

S4909 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4909

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the education law and the  insur-
  ance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  a health care practitioner
  hygienic  dress  code;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of   certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 6 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 6
                    HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC
                               DRESS CODE
SECTION 266. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE.
  S  266.  HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE. 1. DEFINITIONS.
THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR PHRASES AS USED IN  THIS  TITLE  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "CONTINUING  EDUCATION"  SHALL  MEAN  ALL PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING
EDUCATION PROGRAMS REQUIRED EITHER BY  STATE  LAW,  OR  BY  PROFESSIONAL
ASSOCIATIONS  AUTHORIZED  BY  THE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  TO MONITOR THE
REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION  AND  TO  CONDUCT  CONTINUING
EDUCATION REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED BY A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  (B)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL MEAN THE STATE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC
DRESS CODE COUNCIL ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (C) "HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE A HOSPITAL AND RESI-
DENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED
ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, AND ANY SETTING IN WHICH A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
REGULARLY PRACTICES HIS OR HER PROFESSION.
  (D)  "HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER"  SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON LICENSED AS A
PHYSICIAN PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE  OF  THE  EDUCATION
LAW, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR SPECIALIST ASSISTANT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10964-03-1

Co-Sponsors

S4909A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7845C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 6 §266, Pub Health L; amd §6507, Ed L; amd §§2343, 3436 & 5505, Ins L

S4909A - Summary

Establishes the health care practitioner hygienic dress code program within the department of health to address clothing, jewelry and identification tags worn by health care professionals that may cause infection, disease and bacteria in patients, visitors and the general public.

S4909A - Sponsor Memo

S4909A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4909--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, the education law and the insur-
  ance law, in relation  to  establishing  a  health  care  practitioner
  hygienic   dress  code;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 6 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 6
                    HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC
                               DRESS CODE
SECTION 266. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE.
  S 266. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE.  1.  DEFINITIONS.
THE  FOLLOWING  WORDS  OR  PHRASES  AS USED IN THIS TITLE SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "CONTINUING EDUCATION"  SHALL  MEAN  ALL  PROFESSIONAL  CONTINUING
EDUCATION  PROGRAMS  REQUIRED  EITHER  BY  STATE LAW, OR BY PROFESSIONAL
ASSOCIATIONS AUTHORIZED BY  THE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  TO  MONITOR  THE
REQUIREMENTS  OF  LICENSURE  OR  CERTIFICATION AND TO CONDUCT CONTINUING
EDUCATION REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED BY A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  (B) "COUNCIL" SHALL MEAN THE STATE HEALTH CARE  PRACTITIONER  HYGIENIC
DRESS CODE COUNCIL ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (C) "HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE A HOSPITAL AND RESI-
DENTIAL  HEALTH CARE FACILITY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED
ONE OF THIS CHAPTER, AND ANY SETTING IN WHICH A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
REGULARLY PRACTICES HIS OR HER PROFESSION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10964-06-2

Co-Sponsors

S4909B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7845C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 6 §266, Pub Health L; amd §6507, Ed L; amd §§2343, 3436 & 5505, Ins L

S4909B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the health care practitioner hygienic dress code program within the department of health to address clothing, jewelry and identification tags worn by health care professionals that may cause infection, disease and bacteria in patients, visitors and the general public.

S4909B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4909B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4909--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the education law and the  insur-
  ance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  a health care practitioner
  hygienic  dress  code;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of   certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 6 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 6
                    HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC
                               DRESS CODE
SECTION 266. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE.
  S  266.  HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC DRESS CODE. 1. DEFINITIONS.
THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR PHRASES AS USED IN  THIS  TITLE  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "CONTINUING  EDUCATION"  SHALL  MEAN  ALL PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING
EDUCATION PROGRAMS REQUIRED EITHER BY  STATE  LAW,  OR  BY  PROFESSIONAL
ASSOCIATIONS  AUTHORIZED  BY  THE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  TO MONITOR THE
REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION  AND  TO  CONDUCT  CONTINUING
EDUCATION REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED BY A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  (B)  "COUNCIL"  SHALL MEAN THE STATE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER HYGIENIC
DRESS CODE COUNCIL ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (C) "HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE A HOSPITAL AND RESI-
DENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10964-08-2

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