senate Bill S2750A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requiring hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.425
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.997
substituted for s2750a
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a1286a
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.997
May 24, 2013 print number 2750a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Apr 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S2750A
33
0
committee
33
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S2750
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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A (Active)
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A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

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S2750 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1286A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10595

S2750 - Summary

Requires hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing.

S2750 - Sponsor Memo

S2750 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2750

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  requiring  hospi-
  tals to offer hepatitis C testing

  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  section
2171 to read as follows:
  S  2171.  REQUIRED  OFFERING OF HEPATITIS C RELATED TESTING.  1. EVERY
INDIVIDUAL BORN BETWEEN THE YEARS OF  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  FORTY-FIVE  AND
NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE WHO RECEIVES HEALTH SERVICES AS AN INPATIENT
OR IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL DEFINED IN SUBDIVI-
SION  TEN  OF  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR WHO
RECEIVES PRIMARY CARE SERVICES  IN  AN  OUTPATIENT  DEPARTMENT  OF  SUCH
HOSPITAL  OR IN A DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER OR FROM A PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR
A NURSE PRACTITIONER PROVIDING PRIMARY CARE SHALL BE OFFERED A HEPATITIS
C RELATED TEST  UNLESS  THE  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  PROVIDING  SUCH
SERVICES REASONABLY BELIEVES THAT:
  (A)  THE INDIVIDUAL IS BEING TREATED FOR A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY;
OR
  (B) THE INDIVIDUAL HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN OFFERED OR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT
OF A HEPATITIS C RELATED TEST (EXCEPT THAT A TEST SHALL  BE  OFFERED  IF
OTHERWISE INDICATED); OR
  (C)  THE INDIVIDUAL LACKS CAPACITY TO CONSENT TO A HEPATITIS C RELATED
TEST.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "PRIMARY CARE" MEANS THE MEDICAL FIELDS OF
FAMILY MEDICINE, GENERAL PEDIATRICS, PRIMARY  CARE,  INTERNAL  MEDICINE,
PRIMARY  CARE  OBSTETRICS, OR PRIMARY CARE GYNECOLOGY, WITHOUT REGARD TO
BOARD CERTIFICATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00481-01-3

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S2750A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1286A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10595

S2750A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing.

S2750A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2750A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2750--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, ADAMS, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, FELDER, FUSCHILLO,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERKINS, SAMP-
  SON, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to
  be  committed  to  the  Committee on Health -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring hospi-
  tals to offer hepatitis C testing; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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  section
2171 to read as follows:
  S  2171. REQUIRED OFFERING OF HEPATITIS C SCREENING TESTING.  1. EVERY
INDIVIDUAL BORN BETWEEN THE YEARS OF  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  FORTY-FIVE  AND
NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE WHO RECEIVES HEALTH SERVICES AS AN INPATIENT
IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED  ONE OF THIS CHAPTER OR WHO RECEIVES PRIMARY CARE SERVICES IN AN
OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT OF SUCH HOSPITAL OR IN A DIAGNOSTIC AND  TREATMENT
CENTER  LICENSED  UNDER  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER OR FROM A
PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER  PROVIDING  PRIMARY
CARE  SHALL BE OFFERED A HEPATITIS C SCREENING TEST OR HEPATITIS C DIAG-
NOSTIC TEST UNLESS THE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER PROVIDING SUCH  SERVICES
REASONABLY BELIEVES THAT:
  (A)  THE INDIVIDUAL IS BEING TREATED FOR A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY;
OR
  (B) THE INDIVIDUAL HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN OFFERED OR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT
OF A HEPATITIS C SCREENING TEST (EXCEPT THAT A TEST SHALL BE OFFERED  IF
OTHERWISE INDICATED); OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00481-06-3

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