senate Bill S3817

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the department of health to establish an internet website to advance women's health initiatives

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 04, 2014 signed chap.342
Aug 25, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.804
substituted for a4465a
May 07, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2014 1st report cal.203
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 07, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.559
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 27, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S3817
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 6, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S3817
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3817 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4465A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title VI ยง266, Pub Health L

S3817 - Summary

Directs the department of health to establish an internet website to advance women's health initiatives.

S3817 - Sponsor Memo

S3817 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3817

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 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  establishing  a
  women's health website

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

  Section 1. Article 2 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
new title VI to read as follows:
                                 TITLE VI
                             WOMEN'S HEALTH
SECTION 266. DEPARTMENT WEBSITE.
  S 266. DEPARTMENT WEBSITE. 1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAIN-
TAIN  AN  INTERNET  WEBSITE  FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADVANCING WOMEN'S HEALTH
INITIATIVES.  THE WEBSITE SHALL PROVIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
EDUCATING  THE  PUBLIC  AND  RAISING AWARENESS OF WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES,
PROVIDE LINKS TO USEFUL RESOURCES AND ENCOURAGE THE USE OF SERVICES  NOW
MADE  MORE  WIDELY AVAILABLE TO THE WOMEN OF NEW YORK STATE. THE WEBSITE
SHALL ALSO PROMOTE  THE  FOLLOWING  PREVENTATIVE  SERVICES  NOW  COVERED
PURSUANT  TO  FEDERAL LAW AND REGULATION, AND EXPLAIN THAT SUCH SERVICES
MUST BE COVERED WITH NO COST SHARING:
  (A) ANEMIA SCREENING FOR PREGNANT WOMEN;
  (B) BACTERIURIA URINARY TRACT OR OTHER INFECTION SCREENING  FOR  PREG-
NANT WOMEN;
  (C) BRCA COUNSELING ABOUT GENETIC TESTING FOR WOMEN AT HIGHER RISK;
  (D)  BREAST  CANCER  MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS EVERY ONE TO TWO YEARS FOR
WOMEN OVER AGE FORTY;
  (E) BREAST CANCER CHEMOPREVENTION COUNSELING FOR WOMEN AT HIGHER RISK;
  (F) BREASTFEEDING COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT AND  COUNSELING  FROM  TRAINED
PROVIDERS, AS WELL AS ACCESS TO BREASTFEEDING SUPPLIES, FOR PREGNANT AND
NURSING WOMEN;
  (G) CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING FOR SEXUALLY ACTIVE WOMEN;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09126-01-3

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