senate Bill S2066

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that the director of the office of professional medical conduct shall meet with complainants to review materials to be considered in charges of misconduct

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Apr 30, 2013 held in committee
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 10, 2013 referred to health

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S2066 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6629
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §230, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3465, A102
2009-2010: S8461, A194

S2066 - Summary

Provides that the director of the office of professional medical conduct shall meet with complainants, when requested by the complainant, to review materials to be considered by the board for professional medical conduct when considering complaints of misconduct.

S2066 - Sponsor Memo

S2066 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2066

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 investigations  of
  professional medical conduct

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  10  of
section  230  of the public health law, as amended by chapter 542 of the
laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) The board for professional medical conduct, by the director of the
office of professional medical conduct, may investigate on its  own  any
suspected  professional misconduct, and shall investigate each complaint
received regardless of the source.    THE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF
PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL  CONDUCT,  WHEN  REQUESTED BY A COMPLAINANT, SHALL
MEET WITH THE COMPLAINANT TO REVIEW MATERIALS TO BE  CONSIDERED  BY  THE
BOARD  IN  ITS  REVIEW OF SUSPECTED PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL MISCONDUCT. The
director of the office of professional medical  conduct  shall  cause  a
preliminary  review  of  every report made to the department pursuant to
section twenty-eight hundred three-e as added by chapter  eight  hundred
sixty-six  of the laws of nineteen hundred eighty, sections twenty-eight
hundred five-l and  forty-four  hundred  five-b  of  this  chapter,  and
section three hundred fifteen of the insurance law, to determine if such
report  reasonably  appears  to  reflect  physician  conduct  warranting
further investigation pursuant to this subparagraph.
  S 2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 10 of  section  230  of  the  public
health law, as amended by chapter 606 of the laws of 1991, is amended to
read as follows:
  (e)  Committee  hearing. The hearing shall be conducted by a committee
on professional conduct.  AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF SUCH COMMITTEE
SHALL BE NON-MEDICAL PERSONNEL. The members  of  the  hearing  committee
shall  be  appointed by the chairperson of the board who shall designate

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06262-01-3

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