senate Bill S6294

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to ovarian cancer research

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Jan 09, 2014 referred to health

S6294 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2410, 2411, 2412 & 2413, Pub Health L; amd §97-yy, St Fin L; amd §§209-D & 627, Tax L; amd §404-q, V & T L

S6294 - Summary

Relates to ovarian cancer research.

S6294 - Sponsor Memo

S6294 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2014

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the state finance  law,  the  tax
  law  and  the  vehicle  and traffic law, in relation to ovarian cancer


  Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (b) and paragraph (d) of
subdivision  1  of  section  2410  of the public health law, the opening
paragraph of paragraph (b) as added and  paragraph  (d)  as  amended  by
chapter 32 of the laws of 2008, are amended to read as follows:
  the  governor  shall appoint six regional members, three of whom shall
serve as full voting members and three of whom shall serve  as  alterna-
tive  members  without  voting  rights.  Such  regional members shall be
persons who have or have had breast OR  OVARIAN  cancer,  and  shall  be
actively  involved with a community-based, grass-roots breast OR OVARIAN
cancer organization.  Two of such appointments shall be  made  upon  the
recommendation of the temporary president of the senate and two shall be
made  upon  the  recommendation  of  the  speaker  of  the assembly. One
regional member shall be appointed from each of the following geographic
areas of the state:   Long Island, New York  City,  the  Hudson  Valley,
Northern  New  York, Central New York and Western New York. The order of
appointments and recommendations  for  appointments  and  voting  rights
shall rotate as follows:
  (d) the governor shall appoint one voting member who shall be a person
who  has  or has survived breast OR OVARIAN cancer and one voting member
who shall be a person who has or has  survived  prostate  or  testicular
  The  governor  shall  designate  the chair of the board. The governor,
temporary president of the senate, minority leader of the senate, speak-
er of the assembly, and minority leader  of  the  assembly  may  solicit
recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the
National Institutes of Health, the Federal Agency For Health Care Policy

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


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