senate Bill S697A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.177
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1121
substituted for s697a
Jun 11, 2013 substituted by a878a
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1121
May 24, 2013 print number 697a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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S697 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A878A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2824, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5155D, A8620C

S697 - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S697 - Sponsor Memo

S697 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   697

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 the employment  of
  persons  to function as central service technicians in certain health-
  care facilities

  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
49-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-A
                       CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS
SECTION 4920. CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS.
  S 4920. CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIANS.   1. FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A)  "CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO PROVIDES THE
SERVICES OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERILIZATION,  AND
STORAGE  AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION OR DEVICES
IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES OTHER THAN IN THE COURSE  OF  PRACTICING  AS  A
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.
  (B)  "HEALTHCARE  FACILITY"  SHALL  MEAN  A  HOSPITAL OR AN AMBULATORY
SURGICAL CENTER AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS  CHAPTER  AND
SUBJECT TO THE OVERSIGHT AND REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
  (C)  "HEALTHCARE  PROFESSIONAL" SHALL MEAN A PERSON LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2. A PERSON SHALL NOT FUNCTION AS A CENTRAL SERVICE  TECHNICIAN  IN  A
HEALTHCARE FACILITY AND A HEALTHCARE FACILITY SHALL NOT EMPLOY OR OTHER-
WISE  CONTRACT  FOR  THE SERVICES OF A CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN UNLESS
THE PERSON MEETS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) HOLDS AND MAINTAINS THE CERTIFIED REGISTERED CENTRAL SERVICE TECH-
NICIAN CREDENTIAL  ADMINISTERED  BY  THE  INTERNATIONAL  ASSOCIATION  OF

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

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S697A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A878A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2824, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5155D, A8620C

S697A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the employment of persons to function as central service technicians in certain healthcare facilities.

S697A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S697A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 697--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the employment of
  persons to function as central service technicians in certain  health-
  care facilities

  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
2824 to read as follows:
  S 2824. CENTRAL  SERVICE  TECHNICIANS.    1.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, THE TERMS:
  (A) "CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO PROVIDES  THE
SERVICES  OF DECONTAMINATION, PREPARATION, PACKAGING, STERILIZATION, AND
STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REUSABLE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION OR  DEVICES
IN  HEALTHCARE  FACILITIES  OTHER  THAN IN THE COURSE OF PRACTICING AS A
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.
  (B) "HEALTHCARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL  AS  DEFINED  BY
SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE OR A
HOSPITAL  AS  DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED
ONE OF THIS ARTICLE OPERATING  AS  A  DIAGNOSTIC  AND  TREATMENT  CENTER
AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE AMBULATORY SURGICAL SERVICES.
  (C)  "HEALTHCARE  PROFESSIONAL" SHALL MEAN A PERSON LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED PURSUANT TO TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2. A PERSON SHALL NOT FUNCTION AS A CENTRAL SERVICE  TECHNICIAN  IN  A
HEALTHCARE FACILITY AND A HEALTHCARE FACILITY SHALL NOT EMPLOY OR OTHER-
WISE  CONTRACT  FOR  THE SERVICES OF A CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN UNLESS
THE PERSON MEETS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04692-04-3

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