senate Bill S2832A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs commissioner of health and commissioner of developmental disabilities to require pediatric care providers to screen for autism; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 2832a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 24, 2013 referred to health

S2832 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A534A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2500-j, add §2500-k, Pub Health L; add §16.39, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3404, A3217, A9015
2009-2010: S6201, A8251

S2832 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health and commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to jointly promulgate rules and regulations requiring pediatric health care providers to screen children beginning at the age of 18 months for autism spectrum disorders during each wellness and preventative care examination.

S2832 - Sponsor Memo

S2832 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2832

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the  mental  hygiene  law,  in
  relation  to directing the commissioner of health and the commissioner
  of the office for people with developmental disabilities to promulgate
  rules and regulations requiring every child beginning at  the  age  of
  eighteen  months  to be examined for autism spectrum disorders; and to
  repeal section 2500-j of the public health law relating  to  screening
  children for autism spectrum disorders

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

  Section 1. Section 2500-j of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  2500-k
to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  PEDIATRIC  WELLNESS  VISITS; SCREENING FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM
DISORDERS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, JOINTLY WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
THE  OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND ON OR BEFORE
MAY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN,  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
REQUIRING  EVERY  PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER, CONDUCTING A WELLNESS
AND PREVENTATIVE CARE EXAMINATION, ON  OR  AFTER  SEPTEMBER  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND FOURTEEN, OF A CHILD EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF AGE OR OLDER, TO SCREEN
SUCH CHILD FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
  2.  IN ADDITION, SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL ESTABLISH GUIDELINES
AND PROTOCOLS FOR:
  (A) THE BEST PRACTICES FOR THE SCREENING FOR AND DIAGNOSIS  OF  AUTISM
SPECTRUM DISORDERS;
  (B) THE EMPLOYMENT OF OBJECTIVE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER TOOLS; AND
  (C)  THE  APPROPRIATE  REFERRAL MECHANISM FOR CHILDREN, WHO BASED UPON
THE RESULTS OF SCREENING FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS, REQUIRE  FURTHER
EVALUATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03637-01-3

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A534A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2500-j, add §2500-k, Pub Health L; add §16.39, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3404, A3217, A9015
2009-2010: S6201, A8251

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health and commissioner of the office for people with developmental disabilities to jointly promulgate rules and regulations requiring pediatric health care providers to screen children beginning at the age of 18 months for autism spectrum disorders during each wellness and preventative care examination.

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2832A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2832--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  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 and the mental hygiene law, in
  relation to directing the commissioner of health and the  commissioner
  of the office for people with developmental disabilities to promulgate
  rules  and  regulations  requiring every child beginning at the age of
  eighteen months to be examined for autism spectrum disorders;  and  to
  repeal  section  2500-j of the public health law relating to screening
  children for autism spectrum disorders

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

  Section 1. Section 2500-j of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2500-k
to read as follows:
  S 2500-K. PEDIATRIC WELLNESS VISITS;  SCREENING  FOR  AUTISM  SPECTRUM
DISORDERS.  1.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, JOINTLY WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND ON OR  BEFORE
MAY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN,  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND REGULATIONS
REQUIRING EVERY PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER, CONDUCTING  A  WELLNESS
AND  PREVENTATIVE  CARE  EXAMINATION,  ON  OR AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN, OF A CHILD EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF AGE OR OLDER, TO  SCREEN
SUCH CHILD FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
  2.  IN ADDITION, SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL ESTABLISH GUIDELINES
AND PROTOCOLS FOR:
  (A) THE BEST PRACTICES FOR THE SCREENING FOR AND DIAGNOSIS  OF  AUTISM
SPECTRUM DISORDERS;
  (B) THE EMPLOYMENT OF OBJECTIVE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER TOOLS; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03637-02-4

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