|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 11, 2016||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to health|
|Jun 25, 2015||committed to rules|
|Jun 02, 2015||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 01, 2015||2nd report cal.|
|May 28, 2015||1st report cal.1053|
|Jan 09, 2015||referred to health|
senate Bill S1196
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1196 - Details
S1196 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1196 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to notifying local officials of the occurrence of certain emergency situations PURPOSE: To require county health commissioners to notify appropriate local officials in the event of a health emergency. This bill is designed to facilitate the timely notice to county and local Officials so that they can put in place the appropriate emergency response as soon as possible. SUMMARY: Section 1 amends Section 352 of the Public Health Law by adding a new subdivision 7, to require that upon the occurrence of an emergency where an imminent imperilment to the public health and safety exists, the County Health Commissioner shall immediately notify, in addition to those individuals he or she would have otherwise notified, the chief executive officer of each municipality affected by the emergency; each member of the county's legislative body who represents the area affected by the emergency; and each member of the municipal legislative body who represents the area affected by the emergency; and where the emergency affects another county, the County Health Commissioner of the affected county or counties.
S1196 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1196 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 notifying local officials of the occurrence of certain emergency situations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 352 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. UPON THE OCCURRENCE OF AN EMERGENCY WHERE AN IMMINENT IMPERILMENT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY EXISTS, IN ADDITION TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS HE OR SHE WOULD HAVE OTHERWISE NOTIFIED, THE COUNTY HEALTH COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS OF THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH EMERGENCY: (A) THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF EACH MUNICIPALITY AFFECTED BY THE EMERGENCY; (B) EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY EXISTS WHO REPRESENTS THE AREA AFFECTED BY THE EMERGENCY; AND (C) WHERE THE EMERGENCY AFFECTS ANOTHER COUNTY, THE COUNTY HEALTH COMMISSIONER OF THE AFFECTED COUNTY OR COUNTIES. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02471-01-5
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