assembly Bill A3204

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a public umbilical cord blood banking program

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May 06, 2014 held for consideration in health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 24, 2013 referred to health

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A3204 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5436
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 43-D ยง4372, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2702
2011-2012: A2519
2015-2016: A3124, S2086
2017-2018: A7338, S3349

A3204 - Summary

Creates a public umbilical cord blood banking program within the department of health to promote public awareness of the potential benefits of public cord banking, to promote research into the uses of cord blood, and to facilitate pre-delivery arrangements for public banking of cord blood donations.

A3204 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3204

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. FITZPATRICK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  CROUCH, GIGLIO, KOLB, McKEVITT, RAIA, THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  promotion  of
  public umbilical cord blood banking

  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
43-D to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 43-D
                   PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING
SECTION 4372. PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM.

  S  4372.  PUBLIC  UMBILICAL  CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM. 1. THE PUBLIC
UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM IS HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT  TO  PROMOTE  PUBLIC  AWARENESS  OF THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF
PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING, TO PROMOTE RESEARCH INTO  THE  USES
OF UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, AND TO FACILITATE PRE-DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS FOR
PUBLIC BANKING OF UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD DONATIONS.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL:
  (A)  DEVELOP  A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN, VIA WRITTEN
MATERIALS, BROCHURES, THE INTERNET, AND PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS  TO
PROMOTE  PUBLIC  UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING AWARENESS AND EDUCATION OF
THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND POTENTIAL UMBILICAL  CORD  BLOOD  DONORS  OF  THE
BENEFITS OF PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING;
  (B)  DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS AND BROCHURES WHICH SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL  PUBLIC  AND  POTENTIAL  UMBILICAL  CORD  BLOOD
DONORS  THROUGH  LOCAL DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH; HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS,
INCLUDING OBSTETRICIANS,  GYNECOLOGISTS,  PEDIATRICIANS,  AND  MIDWIVES;
HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZATIONS;  HOSPITALS; CLINICS, WALK-IN MEDICAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05957-01-3

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