assembly Bill A1528

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jan 12, 2015 referred to health

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A1528 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2712
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6702, S4779
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2017-2018: A2469, S5611
2019-2020: A973, S3899

A1528 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A1528 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1528

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, SCHIMEL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE,
  ROSENTHAL, LAVINE, STECK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BROOK-KRAS-
  NY, PERRY, RUSSELL, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on Health

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, the section heading and subdivisions 1  and
2  as amended by section 35 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013,
is amended to read as follows:
  S 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; CARE AND treatment [by licensed
physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions];  CONSENT  BY
MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or, in a hospi-
tal, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diagnose,  treat
or  prescribe  for  a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted
disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually  transmit-
ted  disease,  or  dispense  or  sell a drug, medicine or remedy for the
treatment of such person except on  prescription  of  a  [duly  licensed
physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed  physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE for a person under the  age  of  [twenty-
one]  EIGHTEEN  years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or
[guardian] GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected  with
a  sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with a
sexually transmitted disease.
  (B) A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO  THE
PREVENTION  OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING ADMINISTERING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03334-01-5

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