|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|
senate Bill S2066
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S2066 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S2066 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to investigations of professional medical conduct PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow citizens greater input and participation in the process by which complaints to the board for professional medical conduct are handled and evaluated. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends 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. This adds the provision that the director of the office of professional medical conduct shall meet with a complainant when so requested by the complainant, to review materials that are offered to support a case for review by the board for professional medical conduct. Section two amends paragraph (e) of subdivision 10 of section 230 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 606 of the laws of 1991. This provision requires that 25% of the members of the committee on professional conduct be comprised of non-medical personnel, to insure a more diverse committee to review such complaints. Existing Law: § 230. State board for professional medical conduct; proceedings. 1. A state board for professional medical conduct is
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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