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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S3184
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S3184 - Details
S3184 - Summary
Requires primary care physicians to post certain information detailing how parents or guardians of infants and children can subscribe to the United States consumer product safety commission's e-mail subscription lists.
S3184 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3184 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring primary care physicians to post certain information detailing how parents or guardians of infants and children can subscribe to the United States consumer product safety commission's e-mail subscription lists PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to increase parents' awareness of recalls involving children's products. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends the Public Health Law by adding a new section, 2999-e which would require primary care physicians to promi- nently post in a location near the office area designated for the receipt of payment a notice designed by the Department of Health containing information detailing how parents or guardians of infants and children can subscribe to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission's e-mail subscription lists to receive consumer product recall and safety news by e-mail. The notice would be made available to primary care physicians by the Department on its website and would be provided in English, as well as in the six languages other than English most frequently spoken in the State according to the United States Census Bureau. And upon request from a primary care physician, any other language spoken by a significant number of people within the community
S3184 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3184 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 primary care physicians to post certain information detailing how parents or guardians of infants and children can subscribe to the United States consumer product safety commission's e-mail subscription lists THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding a new title 9 to read as follows: TITLE IX RECALL SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION SECTION 2599-E. PHYSICIAN POSTING OF RECALL SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION. S 2599-E. PHYSICIAN POSTING OF RECALL SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN" MEANS A PHYSICIAN SPECIALIST IN THE FIELD OF FAMILY PRACTICE, GENERAL PEDIATRICS, PRIMARY CARE INTERNAL MEDICINE OR PRIMARY CARE OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, WHO PROVIDES COORDINATED PRIMARY CARE SERVICES. 2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE THAT EVERY PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN POST IN A PLACE OR PLACES, CLEARLY VISIBLE TO ALL PERSONS, ADJACENT TO OR NEAR THE LOCATION SUCH PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN HAS DESIGNATED FOR THE RECEIPT OF PAYMENT, AN INFORMATIONAL NOTICE. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE DESIGNED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND SHALL CONTAIN INFORMATION DETAILING HOW PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN CAN SUBSCRIBE TO THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION'S E-MAIL SUBSCRIPTION LISTS TO RECEIVE CONSUMER PROD- UCT RECALL AND SAFETY NEWS BY E-MAIL FROM THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION AND SUCH OTHER MATERIAL AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMISSIONER. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS BY THE DEPARTMENT ON ITS WEBSITE AND SHALL BE PROVIDED IN ENGLISH, AS WELL AS IN THE SIX LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH MOST EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03087-01-3
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