senate Bill S5983

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers and duties of the tick-borne disease institute; appropriation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
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S5983 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8425A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2798, Pub Health L

S5983 - Summary

Authorizes the tick-borne disease institute to administer grants for tick-borne illness research, detection, education and outreach programs approved by the department of health and appropriates one million dollars for such grants.

S5983 - Sponsor Memo

S5983 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5983

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  powers  and
  duties  of  the  tick-borne disease institute; and making an appropri-
  ation therefor

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "research
aid for tick-borne diseases act" or "RAID tick act".
  S 2. Section 2798 of the public health law, as added by chapter 550 of
the laws of 1988, the opening paragraph as amended by section 35 of part
A of chapter 58 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2798. Powers and duties. The  tick-borne  disease  institute  estab-
lished  by  section  twenty-seven  hundred  ninety-seven of this article
shall have the following powers and duties:
  1. to develop and promote investigations into the  cause,  prevention,
detection,   spread,  methods  of  treatment,  and  cure  of  tick-borne
diseases; [and]
  2. to develop and promote an outreach campaign directed toward target-
ed high-risk populations to provide  coordinated  information  regarding
the   cause,   prevention,   detection,   and  treatment  of  tick-borne
disease[.]; AND
  3. TO ADMINISTER GRANTS FOR TICK-BORNE  ILLNESS  RESEARCH,  DETECTION,
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 3. The sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00), or so much there-
of  as  may  be  necessary,  is hereby appropriated to the department of
health out of any moneys in the state treasury in the  general  fund  to
the  credit  of  the state purposes account, not otherwise appropriated,
and made immediately  available,  for  grants  made  by  the  tick-borne
disease  institute pursuant to this act. Such moneys shall be payable on
the audit and warrant  of  the  comptroller  on  vouchers  certified  or
approved by the commissioner of health in the manner prescribed by law.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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