senate Bill S3134A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 30, 2013 print number 3134a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 30, 2013 referred to health

Bill Amendments

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Co-Sponsors

S3134 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A497A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S384, A343
2009-2010: S4779B, A6702C

S3134 - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

S3134 - Sponsor Memo

S3134 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3134

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER, ADAMS, PARKER, PERALTA -- 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 providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2305.  Sexually  transmissible  diseases;  CARE  AND  treatment  [by
licensed  physician  or  staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions] ;
CONSENT BY MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician,  or,
in  a hospital, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diag-
nose, treat or prescribe for a person who is infected  with  a  sexually
transmissible disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexu-
ally  transmissible  disease,  or  dispense  or sell a drug, medicine or
remedy for the treatment of such person  except  on  prescription  of  a
[duly licensed physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician,]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT  FOR
A  SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE for a person under the age of [twenty-
one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of the  parents  or
[guardian]  GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected with
a sexually transmissible disease, or has been exposed to infection  with
a sexually transmissible disease.
  (B)  A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO THE
PREVENTION OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING  ADMINISTERING
VACCINES,  TO  A  PERSON  UNDER  THE  AGE  OF EIGHTEEN YEARS WITHOUT THE
CONSENT OR KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  PARENTS  OR  GUARDIANS  OF  SUCH  PERSON,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01523-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3134A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A497A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S384, A343
2009-2010: S4779B, A6702C

S3134A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

S3134A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3134A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3134--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER, PERALTA --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section 1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
ter  878 of the laws of 1980, the section heading and subdivisions 1 and
2 as amended by section 35 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of  2013,
is amended to read as follows:
  S 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; CARE AND treatment [by licensed
physician  or  staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions]; CONSENT BY
MINORS. 1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or, in a  hospi-
tal,  a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diagnose, treat
or prescribe for a person who is infected with  a  sexually  transmitted
disease,  or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmit-
ted disease, or dispense or sell a drug,  medicine  or  remedy  for  the
treatment  of  such  person  except  on prescription of a [duly licensed
physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2. (A) A [licensed physician, or in a  hospital,  a  staff  physician]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A  SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED  DISEASE for a person under the age of [twenty-
one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of the  parents  or
[guardian]  GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected with
a sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with  a
sexually transmitted disease.
  (B)  A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO THE
PREVENTION OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING  ADMINISTERING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01523-03-3

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