assembly Bill A497A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides treatment for sexually transmissible diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading 497a
May 02, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.238
Apr 30, 2013 reported
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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A497 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3134
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6702, S4779
2011-2012: A343, S384
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A497 - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A497 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   497

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, JACOBS,
  JAFFEE,  ROSENTHAL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.   BOYLAND,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  GABRYSZAK, MARKEY, RUSSELL, TITONE, WRIGHT -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section 1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2305.  Sexually  transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment [by
licensed physician or staff physician of a  hospital;  prescriptions]  ;
CONSENT  BY MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or,
in a hospital, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall  diag-
nose,  treat  or  prescribe for a person who is infected with a sexually
transmissible disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexu-
ally transmissible disease, or dispense or  sell  a  drug,  medicine  or
remedy  for  the  treatment  of  such person except on prescription of a
[duly licensed physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2. (A) A [licensed physician, or in a hospital,  a  staff  physician,]
HEALTH  CARE PRACTITIONER may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a person under the age of  [twenty-
one]  EIGHTEEN  years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or
[guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected  with
a  sexually transmissible disease, or has been exposed to infection with
a sexually transmissible disease.
  (B) A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO  THE
PREVENTION  OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING ADMINISTERING
VACCINES, TO A PERSON UNDER  THE  AGE  OF  EIGHTEEN  YEARS  WITHOUT  THE

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

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A497A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3134
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6702, S4779
2011-2012: A343, S384
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A497A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A497A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 497--A
                                                        Cal. No. 238

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, JACOBS,
  JAFFEE,  ROSENTHAL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.   BOYLAND,
  BROOK-KRASNY, RUSSELL, TITONE, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Health  -- reported from committee, advanced to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  on  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, the section heading and subdivisions 1  and
2  as amended by section 35 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013,
is amended to read as follows:
  S 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; CARE AND treatment [by licensed
physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions];  CONSENT  BY
MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or, in a hospi-
tal, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diagnose,  treat
or  prescribe  for  a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted
disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually  transmit-
ted  disease,  or  dispense  or  sell a drug, medicine or remedy for the
treatment of such person except on  prescription  of  a  [duly  licensed
physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed  physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE for a person under the  age  of  [twenty-
one]  EIGHTEEN  years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or
[guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected  with

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

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