senate Bill S4325

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to midwifery birth centers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A446 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 04, 2016 signed chap.397
Oct 26, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.671
substituted for s4325
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by a446
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.671
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Apr 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2015 1st report cal.395
Mar 13, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S4325
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

nay (1)
excused (1)

Apr 22, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S4325
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S4325 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A446
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801 & 2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7121, A9398

S4325 - Summary

Relates to midwifery birth centers; includes term within the definition of a hospital; directs the commissioner of health to make regulations relating to establishment and operation of midwifery birth centers.

S4325 - Sponsor Memo

S4325 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4325

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  midwifery  birth
  centers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law,  as
separately  amended  by  chapters  297  and  416 of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. "Hospital" means a facility or institution engaged  principally  in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case  of  a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, OR, IN THE
CASE OF A MIDWIFERY BIRTH CENTER, OF  A  MIDWIFE,  for  the  prevention,
diagnosis  or  treatment  of  human  disease, pain, injury, deformity or
physical condition, including, but not limited to, a  general  hospital,
public  health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental clin-
ic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility  used
solely  for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis hospi-
tal, chronic  disease  hospital,  maternity  hospital,  MIDWIFERY  BIRTH
CENTER,  lying-in-asylum,  out-patient  department,  out-patient  lodge,
dispensary and a laboratory or central service facility serving  one  or
more  such  institutions,  but  the  term  hospital shall not include an
institution, sanitarium or other facility engaged principally in provid-
ing services for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental  disa-
bility  and  which  is subject to the powers of visitation, examination,
inspection and investigation of the department of mental hygiene  except
for  those  distinct  parts  of  such  a facility which provide hospital
service. The provisions of this article shall not apply to a facility or
institution engaged principally in providing services by  or  under  the
supervision of the bona fide members and adherents of a recognized reli-
gious  organization  whose teachings include reliance on spiritual means

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02738-01-5

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