senate Bill S5155A

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 05, 2012 tabled
Oct 03, 2012 vetoed memo.157
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.534
substituted for s5155d
Jun 20, 2012 substituted by a8620c
Jun 11, 2012 amended on third reading 5155d
Jun 04, 2012 amended on third reading 5155c
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.534
Feb 17, 2012 print number 5155b
Feb 17, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1116
May 24, 2011 committee discharged and committed to higher education
May 19, 2011 print number 5155a
May 19, 2011 amend and recommit to health
May 03, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5155B
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2011 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5155A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

aye wr (1)

S5155 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A §4920, Pub Health L

S5155 - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S5155 - Sponsor Memo

S5155 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5155

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 the employment  of
  persons  to  function  as  central sterile supply personnel in certain
  healthcare facilities

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                    CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL.
  S 4920.  CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A)  "CENTRAL  STERILE  SUPPLY  PERSONNEL"  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON WHO
PROVIDES THE SERVICES OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERI-
LIZATION, AND STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL  INSTRUMENTA-
TION OR DEVICES IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A HOSPITAL AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR AN AMBU-
LATORY SURGICAL CENTER ISSUED AN OPERATING CERTIFICATE PURSUANT TO ARTI-
CLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2.  CERTIFICATION.  CENTRAL  STERILE  SUPPLY PERSONNEL IN A HEALTHCARE
FACILITY SHALL BE CERTIFIED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF  HEALTH-
CARE CENTRAL SERVICE MATERIEL MANAGEMENT (IAHCSMM) OR THE CBSPD NATIONAL
CERTIFICATION  EXAM;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  CENTRAL  STERILE SUPPLY
PERSONNEL SHALL BE CERTIFIED WITHIN TWO YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT  BY  JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, AND MAY NOT CONTINUE TO BE EMPLOYED BEYOND
THAT PERIOD WITHOUT DOCUMENTATION THAT SUCH EMPLOYEE IS CERTIFIED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09343-04-1

Co-Sponsors

S5155A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A §4920, Pub Health L

S5155A - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S5155A - Sponsor Memo

S5155A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5155--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the employment of
  persons to function as central sterile  supply  personnel  in  certain
  healthcare facilities

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                    CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL.
  S  4920.    CENTRAL  STERILE SUPPLY PERSONNEL. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A) "CENTRAL  STERILE  SUPPLY  PERSONNEL"  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON  WHO
PROVIDES THE SERVICES OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERI-
LIZATION,  AND STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTA-
TION OR DEVICES IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A HOSPITAL AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR AN AMBU-
LATORY SURGICAL CENTER ISSUED AN OPERATING CERTIFICATE PURSUANT TO ARTI-
CLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. CERTIFICATION. CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY  PERSONNEL  IN  A  HEALTHCARE
FACILITY  SHALL BE CERTIFIED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH-
CARE CENTRAL SERVICE MATERIEL MANAGEMENT (IAHCSMM) OR THE CBSPD NATIONAL
CERTIFICATION EXAM;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  CENTRAL  STERILE  SUPPLY
PERSONNEL  SHALL  BE CERTIFIED WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
THIS SECTION, AND MAY NOT CONTINUE TO BE  EMPLOYED  BEYOND  THAT  PERIOD

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09343-05-1

Co-Sponsors

S5155B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A §4920, Pub Health L

S5155B - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S5155B - Sponsor Memo

S5155B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5155--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRISANTI, LARKIN -- 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  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher
  Education 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, in relation to the employment of
  persons to function as central service technicians in certain  health-
  care facilities

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                       CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS.
  S 4920. CENTRAL  SERVICE  TECHNICIANS.    1.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A) "CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO PROVIDES  THE
SERVICES  OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERILIZATION, AND
STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION OR  DEVICES
IN  HEALTHCARE  FACILITIES  OTHER  THAN IN THE COURSE OF PRACTICING AS A
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL  MEAN  A  HOSPITAL  OR  AN  AMBULATORY
SURGICAL  CENTER  AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER AND
SUBJECT TO THE OVERSIGHT AND REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
  (C) "HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL" SHALL MEAN A PERSON LICENSED  OR  CERTI-
FIED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2.  A  PERSON  SHALL NOT FUNCTION AS A CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN A
HEALTHCARE FACILITY AND A HEALTHCARE FACILITY SHALL NOT EMPLOY OR OTHER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09343-08-2

Co-Sponsors

S5155C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A §4920, Pub Health L

S5155C - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S5155C - Sponsor Memo

S5155C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5155--C
    Cal. No. 534

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRISANTI, LARKIN -- 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  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher
  Education in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  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 the employment of
  persons to function as central service technicians in certain  health-
  care facilities

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                       CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS.
  S 4920. CENTRAL  SERVICE  TECHNICIANS.    1.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A) "CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO PROVIDES  THE
SERVICES  OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERILIZATION, AND
STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION OR  DEVICES
IN  HEALTHCARE  FACILITIES  OTHER  THAN IN THE COURSE OF PRACTICING AS A
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL  MEAN  A  HOSPITAL  OR  AN  AMBULATORY
SURGICAL  CENTER  AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER AND
SUBJECT TO THE OVERSIGHT AND REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
  (C) "HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL" SHALL MEAN A PERSON LICENSED  OR  CERTI-
FIED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.

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

Co-Sponsors

S5155D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A §4920, Pub Health L

S5155D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S5155D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5155D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5155--D
    Cal. No. 534

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRISANTI, LARKIN -- 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  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher
  Education in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  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
  -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the employment of
  persons to function as central service technicians in certain  health-
  care facilities

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                       CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS.
  S 4920. CENTRAL  SERVICE  TECHNICIANS.    1.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A) "CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO PROVIDES  THE
SERVICES  OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERILIZATION, AND
STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION OR  DEVICES
IN  HEALTHCARE  FACILITIES  OTHER  THAN IN THE COURSE OF PRACTICING AS A
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL  MEAN  A  HOSPITAL  OR  AN  AMBULATORY
SURGICAL  CENTER  AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER AND
SUBJECT TO THE OVERSIGHT AND REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.

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

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