senate Bill S1881A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to developing comprehensive care centers for autism spectrum disorders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 1881a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S1881 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1400A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2801, add §2825, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A413, S6169, A413A
2009-2010: A8906D

S1881 - Summary

Develops comprehensive assessment centers for autism spectrum disorders; provides grants for their development and lays out reporting and research requirements.

S1881 - Sponsor Memo

S1881 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1881

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 the development of
  comprehensive autism assessment centers

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law, as
separately amended by chapters 297 and 416  of  the  laws  of  1983,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  "Hospital"  means a facility or institution engaged principally in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case of a dental clinic or dental dispensary,  of  a  dentist,  for  the
prevention,  diagnosis  or  treatment  of  human  disease, pain, injury,
deformity or physical condition, including, but not limited to, a gener-
al hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment  center,
dental  clinic,  dental  dispensary,  rehabilitation center other than a
facility used solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuber-
culosis hospital, chronic disease hospital, maternity  hospital,  lying-
in-asylum,  out-patient  department, out-patient lodge, dispensary and a
laboratory or central service facility serving one or more  such  insti-
tutions, A COMPREHENSIVE AUTISM ASSESSMENT CENTER, but the term hospital
shall  not  include an institution, sanitarium or other facility engaged
principally in providing  services  for  the  prevention,  diagnosis  or
treatment  of  mental  disability  and which is subject to the powers of
visitation, examination, inspection and investigation of the  department
of  mental  hygiene  except  for those distinct parts of such a facility
which provide hospital service. The provisions of this article shall not
apply to a facility or  institution  engaged  principally  in  providing
services by or under the supervision of the bona fide members and adher-
ents  of  a  recognized  religious  organization whose teachings include

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

Co-Sponsors

S1881A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1400A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2801, add §2825, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A413, S6169, A413A
2009-2010: A8906D

S1881A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Develops comprehensive assessment centers for autism spectrum disorders; provides grants for their development and lays out reporting and research requirements.

S1881A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1881A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1881--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the development of
  comprehensive autism assessment centers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law,  as
separately  amended  by  chapters  297  and  416 of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. "Hospital" means a facility or institution engaged  principally  in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case  of  a  dental  clinic  or dental dispensary, of a dentist, for the
prevention, diagnosis or  treatment  of  human  disease,  pain,  injury,
deformity or physical condition, including, but not limited to, a gener-
al  hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center,
dental clinic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation  center  other  than  a
facility used solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuber-
culosis  hospital,  chronic disease hospital, maternity hospital, lying-
in-asylum, out-patient department, out-patient lodge, dispensary  and  a
laboratory  or  central service facility serving one or more such insti-
tutions, A COMPREHENSIVE AUTISM ASSESSMENT CENTER, but the term hospital
shall not include an institution, sanitarium or other  facility  engaged
principally  in  providing  services  for  the  prevention, diagnosis or
treatment of mental disability and which is subject  to  the  powers  of
visitation,  examination, inspection and investigation of the department
of mental hygiene except for those distinct parts  of  such  a  facility
which provide hospital service. The provisions of this article shall not

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

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