|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 06, 2014||held for consideration in health|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 24, 2013||referred to health|
assembly Bill A3204
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A3204 - Details
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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