senate Bill S4351

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the liability of health care practitioner volunteers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Mar 21, 2013 referred to health

S4351 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8252
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง260, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7028

S4351 - Summary

Relates to the liability of health care practitioner volunteers.

S4351 - Sponsor Memo

S4351 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4351

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- 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 the  liability  of
  health care practitioner volunteers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 260 of the public health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  84  of  the  laws  of  2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. [No health care practitioner volunteer  shall  participate  in  the
health  care practitioner volunteer program established pursuant to this
title unless, with respect  to  acts  and  omissions  that  occurred  or
allegedly  occurred within the scope of his or her participation in such
program, he or she is covered  by  an  adequate  professional  liability
insurance  policy.] A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER VOLUNTEER SHALL BE DEEMED
TO BE AN "EMPLOYEE" FOR PURPOSES OF  SECTION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THE  PUBLIC
OFFICERS  LAW  WITH  RESPECT  TO ANY ACTS AND OMISSIONS THAT OCCURRED OR
ALLEGEDLY OCCURRED WITHIN THE SCOPE OF HIS OR HER PARTICIPATION IN  SUCH
PROGRAM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10011-01-3

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