senate Bill S6069B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires notification that all physician information on the department of health's website may not be all-inclusive or up-to-date

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.280
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.238
substituted for s6069b
Jun 11, 2012 committed to rules
returned to senate
repassed assembly
Jun 04, 2012 amended on third reading 8414b
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 04, 2012 returned to assembly
recommitted to health
substitution reconsidered
recalled from senate
Apr 25, 2012 3rd reading cal.238
substituted for s6069a
Jun 19, 2012 substituted by a8414b
Jun 05, 2012 amended on third reading 6069b
Jun 04, 2012 restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
Apr 25, 2012 substituted by a8414a
Mar 14, 2012 amended on third reading 6069a
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.238
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health

S6069 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8414B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8414B

S6069 - Summary

Requires notification on the department of health's website that all physician information may not be all-inclusive or up-to-date; requires an active link to the website maintained by the unified court system containing information on active and disposed cases in the local and state courts in the state.

S6069 - Sponsor Memo

S6069 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6069

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 notification  that
  all  physician  information  on the department of health's website may
  not be all-inclusive or up-to-date

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 2995-a of the public health law,
as added by chapter 542 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  15.  (A)  All  physician data disseminated shall include the following
[statement] STATEMENTS: "THE DATA COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT  IS  ACCU-
RATE TO THE BEST OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEPARTMENT, BASED ON THE INFOR-
MATION  SUPPLIED BY THE PHYSICIAN WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE DATA.  WHILE
THE DEPARTMENT UTILIZES A VARIETY OF SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN  CHECKING
THE  ACCURACY  OF  THE  DATA REPORTED, WE CANNOT BE SURE THAT ALL OF THE
INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE  IS  RIGHT,  COMPLETE,  OR  UP-TO-DATE,  AND
CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS WRONG OR HAS BEEN LEFT
OUT.  CONSUMERS  ARE  ENCOURAGED  TO  CONSULT OTHER SOURCES TO VERIFY OR
OBTAIN ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION  ABOUT  A  PHYSICIAN,  INCLUDING  ACTIONS
AGAINST  A  PHYSICIAN." THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT THE FULL TEXT
OF THE STATEMENTS APPEAR ON EACH WEB PAGE OF THE PHYSICIAN PROFILE IN  A
MANNER THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE THE USER OF THE SITE TO CLICK ON A SEPARATE
LINK IN ORDER TO VIEW THE STATEMENTS.
  (B)  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE ON THE PHYSICIAN PROFILES AN ACTIVE
LINK TO THE WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY THE UNIFIED  COURT  SYSTEM  CONTAINING
INFORMATION  ON  ACTIVE AND DISPOSED CASES IN THE LOCAL AND STATE COURTS
IN THE STATE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11951-01-1

S6069A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8414B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8414B

S6069A - Summary

Requires notification on the department of health's website that all physician information may not be all-inclusive or up-to-date; requires an active link to the website maintained by the unified court system containing information on active and disposed cases in the local and state courts in the state.

S6069A - Sponsor Memo

S6069A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6069--A
    Cal. No. 238

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly 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 notification that
  all physician information on the department of  health's  website  may
  not be all-inclusive or up-to-date

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 15 of section 2995-a of the public health  law,
as  added  by  chapter  542  of  the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  15. (A) All physician data disseminated shall  include  the  following
[statement]  STATEMENTS:  "THE DATA COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT IS ACCU-
RATE TO THE BEST OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEPARTMENT, BASED ON THE INFOR-
MATION SUPPLIED BY THE PHYSICIAN WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE DATA.   WHILE
THE  DEPARTMENT UTILIZES A VARIETY OF SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN CHECKING
THE ACCURACY OF THE DATA REPORTED, WE CANNOT BE SURE  THAT  ALL  OF  THE
INFORMATION  ON  THIS  WEBSITE  IS  RIGHT,  COMPLETE, OR UP-TO-DATE, AND
CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS WRONG OR HAS BEEN LEFT
OUT. CONSUMERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONSULT  OTHER  SOURCES  TO  VERIFY  OR
OBTAIN  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT A PHYSICIAN.  PENDING LEGAL ACTIONS
DO NOT IN ANY WAY INDICATE PARTIES'  GUILT,  LIABILITY  OR  CULPABILITY.
CASES MAY BE DISMISSED, WITHDRAWN, OR SETTLED WITHOUT PAYMENTS TO PLAIN-
TIFFS.  ANY DISPOSITION TO A CASE MAY NOT BE FINAL AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO
APPEAL."  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT THE FULL TEXT OF THE STATE-
MENTS APPEAR ON EACH WEB PAGE OF THE PHYSICIAN PROFILE IN A MANNER  THAT
DOES  NOT  REQUIRE  THE  USER OF THE SITE TO CLICK ON A SEPARATE LINK IN
ORDER TO VIEW THE STATEMENTS.
  (B) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE ON THE PHYSICIAN PROFILES  AN  ACTIVE
LINK  TO  THE  WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM CONTAINING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S6069B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8414B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8414B

S6069B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notification on the department of health's website that all physician information may not be all-inclusive or up-to-date; requires an active link to the website maintained by the unified court system containing information on active and disposed cases in the local and state courts in the state.

S6069B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6069B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6069--B
    Cal. No. 238

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly 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 -- substituted by Assembly Bill No.
  8414-A, substitution reconsidered and vote reconsidered,  restored  to
  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 notification  that
  all  physician  information  on the department of health's website may
  not be all-inclusive or up-to-date

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 15 of section 2995-a of the public health law,
as added by chapter 542 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  15.  (A)  All  physician data disseminated shall include the following
[statement] STATEMENTS: "THE DATA COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT  IS  ACCU-
RATE TO THE BEST OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEPARTMENT, BASED ON THE INFOR-
MATION  SUPPLIED BY THE PHYSICIAN WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE DATA.  WHILE
THE DEPARTMENT UTILIZES A VARIETY OF SOURCES OF INFORMATION IN  CHECKING
THE  ACCURACY  OF  THE  DATA REPORTED, WE CANNOT BE SURE THAT ALL OF THE
INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE  IS  RIGHT,  COMPLETE,  OR  UP-TO-DATE,  AND
CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS WRONG OR HAS BEEN LEFT
OUT.  CONSUMERS  ARE  ENCOURAGED  TO  CONSULT OTHER SOURCES TO VERIFY OR
OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT A PHYSICIAN.  PENDING LEGAL  ACTIONS
DO  NOT  IN  ANY  WAY INDICATE PARTIES' GUILT, LIABILITY OR CULPABILITY.
CASES MAY BE DISMISSED, WITHDRAWN, OR SETTLED WITHOUT PAYMENTS TO PLAIN-
TIFFS. ANY DISPOSITION TO A CASE MAY BE SUBJECT TO APPEAL."  THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT THE FULL TEXT OF THE STATEMENTS APPEAR ON  EACH
WEB  PAGE OF THE PHYSICIAN PROFILE IN A MANNER THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE THE
USER OF THE SITE TO CLICK ON A SEPARATE LINK IN ORDER TO VIEW THE STATE-
MENTS.

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