senate Bill S7234B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment

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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
Aug 04, 2014 signed chap.199
Jul 31, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.870
substituted for a9610b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 16, 2014 amended on third reading 7234b
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
amended 7234a
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1089
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
May 07, 2014 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S7234 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9610B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

S7234 - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

S7234 - Sponsor Memo

S7234 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7234

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to the provision of maternal depression  education,  screening  guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND  PSYCHO-
LOGICAL  REACTIONS  A  WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING PREGNANCY OR AFTER
CHILDBIRTH. THESE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED  TO,  FEEL-
INGS  OF  DESPAIR  OR  EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED SADNESS, LACK OF ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING, FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN  APPETITE,  AND
THOUGHTS  OF  SUICIDE  OR  OF  HARMING THE BABY. MATERNAL DEPRESSION MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B) "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE,  NURSE
PRACTITIONER,  OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A  PREGNANT
WOMAN  OR  A  WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH, INCLUDING A PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH,  SHALL  MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO
MATERNAL  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS INFORMATION ON MATERNAL DEPRESSION. THE
INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) A SUMMARY OF THE CURRENT EVIDENCE BASE AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDELINES
FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION SCREENING;
  (II) VALIDATED, EVIDENCE-BASED TOOLS FOR MATERNAL  DEPRESSION  SCREEN-
ING;
  (III) INFORMATION ABOUT FOLLOW-UP SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS WHO MAY REQUIRE
FURTHER  EVALUATION,  REFERRAL,  OR TREATMENT INCLUDING, WHEN AVAILABLE,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7234A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9610B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

S7234A - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

S7234A - Sponsor Memo

S7234A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7234--A
    Cal. No. 1089

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  CARLUCCI, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, SERRANO,
  TKACZYK -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Health -- reported favorably from said
  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favor-
  ably from said committee, ordered to first and second report,  amended
  on  second  report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as
  amended, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to the provision of maternal depression  education,  screening  guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND  PSYCHO-
LOGICAL  REACTIONS  A  WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING PREGNANCY OR AFTER
CHILDBIRTH. THESE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED  TO,  FEEL-
INGS  OF  DESPAIR  OR  EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED SADNESS, LACK OF ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING, FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN  APPETITE,  AND
THOUGHTS  OF  SUICIDE  OR  OF  HARMING THE BABY. MATERNAL DEPRESSION MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B) "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE,  NURSE
PRACTITIONER,  OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A  PREGNANT
WOMAN  OR  A  WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH, INCLUDING A PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH,  SHALL  MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO
MATERNAL  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS INFORMATION ON MATERNAL DEPRESSION. THE
INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7234B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9610B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2500-k & 4406-f, amd §§207, 2803-j & 2803-n, Pub Health L; add §§3217-g & 4306-f, Ins L

S7234B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the provision of maternal depression education, screening guidelines, and referrals for treatment.

S7234B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7234B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7234--B
    Cal. No. 1089

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  CARLUCCI,  MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERKINS,
  SERRANO, TKACZYK -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to  be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  amended on second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  and  to  be
  reprinted  as amended, retaining its place in the order of third read-
  ing -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the insurance law, in relation
  to the provision of maternal depression  education,  screening  guide-
  lines, and referrals for treatment

  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
2500-k to read as follows:
  S  2500-K.  MATERNAL  DEPRESSION.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "MATERNAL DEPRESSION" MEANS A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONAL AND  PSYCHO-
LOGICAL  REACTIONS  A  WOMAN  MAY  EXPERIENCE  DURING PREGNANCY OR AFTER
CHILDBIRTH. THESE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED  TO,  FEEL-
INGS  OF  DESPAIR  OR  EXTREME GUILT, PROLONGED SADNESS, LACK OF ENERGY,
DIFFICULTY CONCENTRATING, FATIGUE,  EXTREME  CHANGES  IN  APPETITE,  AND
THOUGHTS  OF  SUICIDE  OR  OF  HARMING THE BABY. MATERNAL DEPRESSION MAY
INCLUDE PRENATAL DEPRESSION, THE "BABY BLUES," POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, OR
POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS -- THE SEVEREST FORM.
  (B) "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" MEANS A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE,  NURSE
PRACTITIONER,  OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER
ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, ATTENDING A  PREGNANT
WOMAN  OR  A  WOMAN UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH, INCLUDING A PRACTI-
TIONER ATTENDING THE WOMAN'S CHILD UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER CHILDBIRTH.
  2. MATERNAL DEPRESSION INFORMATION. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH,  SHALL  MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO

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

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