senate Bill S5436

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a public umbilical cord blood banking program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 16, 2013 referred to health

S5436 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3204
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 43-D ยง4372, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2519, S3436
2009-2010: A2702, S2788

S5436 - Summary

Creates a public umbilical cord blood banking program within the department of health to promote public awareness of the potential benefits of public cord banking, to promote research into the uses of cord blood, and to facilitate pre-delivery arrangements for public banking of cord blood donations.

S5436 - Sponsor Memo

S5436 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5436

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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  promotion  of
  public umbilical cord blood banking

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
43-D to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 43-D
                   PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING
SECTION 4372. PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM.

  S  4372.  PUBLIC  UMBILICAL  CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM. 1. THE PUBLIC
UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING PROGRAM IS HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT  TO  PROMOTE  PUBLIC  AWARENESS  OF THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF
PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING, TO PROMOTE RESEARCH INTO  THE  USES
OF UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, AND TO FACILITATE PRE-DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS FOR
PUBLIC BANKING OF UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD DONATIONS.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL:
  (A)  DEVELOP  A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN, VIA WRITTEN
MATERIALS, BROCHURES, THE INTERNET, AND PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS  TO
PROMOTE  PUBLIC  UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING AWARENESS AND EDUCATION OF
THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND POTENTIAL UMBILICAL  CORD  BLOOD  DONORS  OF  THE
BENEFITS OF PUBLIC UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING;
  (B)  DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS AND BROCHURES WHICH SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL  PUBLIC  AND  POTENTIAL  UMBILICAL  CORD  BLOOD
DONORS  THROUGH  LOCAL DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH; HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS,
INCLUDING OBSTETRICIANS,  GYNECOLOGISTS,  PEDIATRICIANS,  AND  MIDWIVES;
HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZATIONS;  HOSPITALS; CLINICS, WALK-IN MEDICAL
CENTERS, MOBILE CARE UNITS, SURGI-CENTERS, AND URGENT CARE CENTERS;  AND
CLINICS AND ORGANIZATIONS SERVING PREGNANT WOMEN;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05957-01-3

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