senate Bill S689

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that hospital admission registration forms include the name of school attended by school-aged patients

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

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S689 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3198
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§230-e, 2805-u, 2113, amd §2101, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4089, A3548

S689 - Summary

Provides that hospital admission registration forms include the name of school attended by school-aged patients; provides a protocol for notification to parents.

S689 - Sponsor Memo

S689 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   689

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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  requiring  hospi-
  tals to obtain the name of the school attended by school-aged patients
  and to include this information in their admission registration forms

  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  section
230-e to read as follows:
  S  230-E. REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS. EVERY PHYSICIAN SHALL INQUIRE AND
DOCUMENT AS PART OF HIS  OR  HER  PATIENT  REGISTRATION,  THE  NAME  AND
ADDRESS  OF THE SCHOOL ATTENDED BY SUCH PHYSICIAN'S SCHOOL-AGED PATIENTS
AND INCLUDE SUCH INFORMATION IN THE PATIENTS' MEDICAL REGISTRATION FORM.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  2805-u
to read as follows:
  S  2805-U.  ADMISSION  REGISTRATION  REQUIREMENTS. ALL HOSPITALS SHALL
INQUIRE AND DOCUMENT THE NAME AND ADDRESS  OF  THE  SCHOOL  ATTENDED  BY
SCHOOL-AGED PATIENTS UPON ADMISSION, AND INCLUDE SUCH INFORMATION ON THE
HOSPITALS' ADMISSION REGISTRATION FORM.
  S  3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2113 to
read as follows:
  S 2113. INFECTIOUS AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASE; NOTIFICATION PROTOCOL FOR
SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED TEN  OF
THIS  TITLE, THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION OR MORE. 1. WHERE A SCHOOL-AGED PATIENT IS REGISTERED FOR TREAT-
MENT, ADMITTED WITH AN INFECTIOUS OR COMMUNICABLE  DISEASE  OR  ADMITTED
FOR  OBSERVATION TO RULE OUT AN INFECTIOUS OR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE, SUCH
HOSPITAL SHALL NOTIFY THE LOCAL  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH  IMMEDIATELY  AS
REQUIRED BY SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE. IN A CITY WITH
A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, HOSPITALS SHALL CONTACT THE DEPART-

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

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