senate Bill S4355

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Consolidates provisions relating to telemedicine and telehealth into a single article of the public health law; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.101
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1006
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 21, 2013 referred to health

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S4355 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9130
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§2111 & 2805-u, §3614 sub 3-c, sub 11 ¶(a) sub¶ (i), amd §2807-v, add Art 39-A §§3910 - 3913, Pub Health L

S4355 - Summary

Consolidates provisions relating to telemedicine and telehealth into a single article of the public health law.

S4355 - Sponsor Memo

S4355 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4355

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on
  Rural  Resources)  -- 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  telemedicine  and
  telehealth;  and  to  repeal  certain  provisions of such law relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 2111 of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S  2. Section 2805-u of the public health law, as added by chapter 390
of the laws of 2012, is REPEALED.
  S 3. The opening paragraph of  paragraph  (uu)  of  subdivision  1  of
section 2807-v of the public health law, as amended by section 8 of part
C of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  Funds shall be reserved and accumulated from year to year and shall be
available,  including  income  from  invested  funds, for the purpose of
supporting disease management [and], telemedicine AND TELEHEALTH  demon-
stration   programs   authorized   pursuant   to   section  [twenty-one]
THIRTY-NINE hundred [eleven] TWELVE of this chapter  for  the  following
periods in the following amounts:
  S  4.  Subdivision  3-c  of  section  3614 of the public health law is
REPEALED.
  S 5. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision  11  of  section
3614 of the public health law is REPEALED.
  S  6. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 39-A to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 39-A
                       TELEMEDICINE AND TELEHEALTH
SECTION 3910. DEFINITIONS.
        3911. CREDENTIALING AND PRIVILEGING OF HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITION-
                ERS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04641-01-3

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