senate Bill S7386

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the eating disorders awareness and prevention program in the the department of health

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May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 02, 2012 referred to health

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May 15, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S7386
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committee
14
Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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S7386 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-FF §§2790 & 2791, Pub Health L; amd §§903 & 904, Ed L

S7386 - Summary

Establishes the eating disorders awareness and prevention program in the the department of health; requires public school students to be screened for eating disorders.

S7386 - Sponsor Memo

S7386 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7386

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  establishing  the
  eating  disorders  awareness  and prevention program; and to amend the
  education law, in relation to screening students for eating disorders

  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
27-FF to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-FF
            EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM
SECTION 2790. EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM;  ESTAB-
                LISHMENT.
        2791. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT.
  S  2790. EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM; ESTABLISH-
MENT.  THE EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM  IS  ESTAB-
LISHED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT.
  S  2791.  PROGRAM  DEVELOPMENT.  1. THE EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS AND
PREVENTION PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO PROMOTE THE AWARENESS OF  EATING
DISORDERS  AND  AVAILABLE SERVICES, AS WELL AS TO PREVENT AND REDUCE THE
INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF EATING DISORDERS, ESPECIALLY AMONG  CHILDREN
AND ADOLESCENTS.  RECOGNIZING THAT EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION
OF EATING DISORDERS IS ESSENTIAL, THIS PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE A MULTI-FA-
CETED APPROACH TO ACHIEVE ITS INTENDED GOALS.
  2.  THE  EATING  DISORDERS  AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAM SHALL, IN
CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,  THE  NEW
YORK  STATE  COMPREHENSIVE  CARE  CENTERS  FOR  EATING DISORDERS AND THE
NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION, BE ESTABLISHED IN ORDER  TO,  BUT
NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  DEVELOP  MEDIA  HEALTH  PROMOTION CAMPAIGNS TARGETED TO CHILDREN,
ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR PARENTS OR CAREGIVERS THAT RAISE  AWARENESS  ABOUT
EATING  DISORDERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES ON WHERE TO SEEK
HELP;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15726-01-2

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