senate Bill S6442

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the clinical trial access and education fund to provide grants for certain services for patients with life-threatening or disabling conditions/diseases

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Jan 24, 2014 referred to health

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S6442 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2688
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2424, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A807
2009-2010: A1805

S6442 - Summary

Establishes the clinical trial access and education fund to provide grants to eligible applicants to provide certain services for patients with life-threatening or disabling conditions or diseases.

S6442 - Sponsor Memo

S6442 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6442

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  establishing  the
  clinical trial access and education fund

  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  section
2424 to read as follows:
  S 2424. CLINICAL TRIAL ACCESS AND EDUCATION FUND. 1. DEFINITIONS.  FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  A.  "ELIGIBLE  APPLICANT"  MEANS  (I) A MEDICAL SCHOOL THAT SPONSORS A
CLINICAL TRIAL, (II) A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH  EXPERIENCE  AND
EXPERTISE  WORKING  WITH  PATIENTS  WITH  LIFE-THREATENING  OR DISABLING
CONDITIONS OR DISEASES, (III) A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER ORGANIZATION, ASSO-
CIATION  OR  SOCIETY,  (IV)  A  GENERAL  HOSPITAL  DEFINED  IN   ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, (V) A COUNTY OR CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, OR
(VI) A MUNICIPALITY.
  B.  "CLINICAL  TRIAL"  SHALL  HAVE  THE SAME MEANING AS IN SUBDIVISION
TWO-B OF SECTION FORTY-NINE HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. ESTABLISHMENT OF FUND.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT A CLINICAL TRIAL ACCESS AND EDUCATION FUND. SUBJECT TO APPRO-
PRIATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE GRANTS TO ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS ON
A  COMPETITIVE  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL BASIS TO PROVIDE ONE OR MORE OF THE
FOLLOWING SERVICES TO PATIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING OR DISABLING CONDI-
TIONS OR DISEASES, AS SUCH  TERMS  ARE  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  FORTY-NINE
HUNDRED  OF  THIS CHAPTER, TO FACILITATE ACCESS TO OR EDUCATION ON CLIN-
ICAL TRIALS OF TREATMENTS FOR THE PATIENT'S CONDITION OR DISEASE:
  A. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AND LODGING TO PROVIDE PATIENTS WITH ACCESS
TO CLINICAL TRIALS OR OTHER RELATED TREATMENTS WHILE ENROLLED IN A CLIN-
ICAL TRIAL OR TO ACCESS TESTING AND OTHER SERVICES TO DETERMINE  PATIENT
ELIGIBILITY FOR A CLINICAL TRIAL;
  B.  PATIENT OUTREACH AND EDUCATION SERVICES TO EDUCATE PATIENTS, THEIR
FAMILIES AND HEALTH CARE  PROVIDERS  ABOUT  THE  EXISTENCE  OF  AND  HOW

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

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