senate Bill S5186

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the lupus research enhancement program and the lupus research enhancement fund

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 14, 2013 referred to health

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S5186 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8462
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 4-A §§256 - 256-e, Pub Health L; add §95-h, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A458, S701
2009-2010: A10139, S3663
2013-2014: A539

S5186 - Summary

Creates the lupus research enhancement program; creates the lupus research enhancement fund.

S5186 - Sponsor Memo

S5186 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5186

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 creating the lupus
  research enhancement program; and to amend the state finance  law,  in
  relation to creating the lupus research enhancement fund

  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 4-A to read as follows:

                               TITLE IV-A
                     LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT ACT

SECTION 256. SHORT TITLE.
        256-A. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        256-B. DEFINITION.
        256-C. LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM.
        256-D. LUPUS RESEARCH ADVISORY COUNCIL.
        256-E. LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT FUND.
  S 256. SHORT TITLE.  THIS TITLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"LUPUS RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT ACT".
  S  256-A.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT.  1.   THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS THE
FOLLOWING:
  (A) LUPUS IS A SERIOUS, COMPLEX, DEBILITATING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE  THAT
CAN  CAUSE  INFLAMMATION AND TISSUE DAMAGE TO VIRTUALLY ANY ORGAN SYSTEM
IN THE BODY, INCLUDING THE SKIN, JOINTS, OTHER CONNECTIVE TISSUE,  BLOOD
AND BLOOD VESSELS, HEART, LUNGS, KIDNEY, AND BRAIN.
  (B) THE LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, INC. ESTIMATES THAT APPROXIMATELY
1.5 TO TWO MILLION AMERICANS LIVE WITH SOME FORM OF LUPUS; LUPUS AFFECTS
WOMEN  NINE  TIMES MORE OFTEN THAN MEN AND EIGHTY PERCENT OF NEWLY DIAG-
NOSED CASES OF LUPUS DEVELOP AMONG WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02045-01-3

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