senate Bill S4414

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Designates Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) as a communicable disease, and requires general hospitals to identify, track and report upon such disease

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.867
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2013 1st report cal.479
Mar 26, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S4414
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S4414
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4414 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8001
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 Title 8 §2180, amd §2819, Pub Health L

S4414 - Summary

Designates Carbapenem-resistent Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) as a communicable disease, and requires general hospitals to identify, track and report upon such disease.

S4414 - Sponsor Memo

S4414 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4414

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 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 designating Carba-
  penem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) as a communicable disease and
  requiring general hospitals to identify and  track  the  incidence  of
  such  communicable  disease  in  accordance with the hospital acquired
  infection reporting system

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

  Section  1. Article 21 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new title 8 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 8
                          CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT
                           ENTEROBACTERIACEAE
SECTION 2180. DESIGNATION  AS  COMMUNICABLE  DISEASE;  GENERAL  HOSPITAL
                REPORTING.
  S  2180. DESIGNATION AS COMMUNICABLE DISEASE; GENERAL HOSPITAL REPORT-
ING.  1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DESIGNATE AS A COMMUNICABLE DISEASE  AND
INCLUDE AS SUCH IN THE SANITARY CODE, CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTER-
IACEAE  (CRE).  SUCH  DISEASE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
ARTICLE WHICH ARE APPLICABLE TO OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES.
  2. EVERY GENERAL HOSPITAL SHALL IDENTIFY AND TRACK  EACH  INCIDENT  OF
CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT  ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, AND SHALL, ON A MONTHLY BASIS,
REPORT EACH SUCH INCIDENT TO THE DEPARTMENT. FURTHERMORE, THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL INCLUDE CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE IN ITS REGULATIONS
REQUIRING GENERAL HOSPITALS  TO  IDENTIFY,  TRACK  AND  REPORT  HOSPITAL
ACQUIRED INFECTIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED NINETEEN OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 2819 of the public health law is amended
by adding a new closing paragraph to read as follows:
  SUCH  TERM  SHALL ALSO INCLUDE CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE
(CRE).
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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