Senate Bill S3483

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to public education and outreach about female genital mutilation

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A134 - Signed by Governor


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

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2015-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A134
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6538, A8497

2015-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to public education and outreach about female genital mutilation.

2015-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3483

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  public  education
  and outreach about female genital mutilation

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 207 of the public  health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (k) to read as follows:
  (K)  THE PHYSICAL, SEXUAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF UNDERGOING
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, INCLUDING THE PRACTICE OF "VACATION  CUTTING"
WHEREBY  GIRLS  ARE  SENT  OUT OF STATE OR THE COUNTRY TO UNDERGO FEMALE
GENITAL MUTILATION, TYPICALLY DURING SCHOOL VACATIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00284-01-5


              

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