senate Bill S8185

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a fund to benefit the residents of Hoosick Falls, Hoosick, and Petersburgh regarding medical monitoring expenses for those exposed to PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) contaminated water

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Sep 08, 2016 committee discharged and committed to health
Aug 31, 2016 referred to rules

S8185 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §97-yyyy, St Fin L; add Art 2 Title 7 §267, Pub Health L

S8185 - Summary

Establishes a fund to benefit the residents of Hoosick Falls, Hoosick, and Petersburgh regarding medical monitoring expenses for those exposed to PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) contaminated water for all expenses not covered by insurance.

S8185 - Sponsor Memo

S8185 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8185

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 31, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state finance law and the public health law, in
  relation to the establishment of a fund to benefit  the  residents  of
  Hoosick  Falls,  Hoosick  and Petersburgh regarding medical monitoring
  expenses for those exposed to PFOA  (perfluorooctanoic  acid)  contam-
  inated water

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

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
97-yyyy to read as follows:
  S  97-YYYY.  PFOA  MEDICAL  MONITORING FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB-
LISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AND THE  COMP-
TROLLER A FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PFOA MEDICAL MONITORING FUND".
  2.  THE FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL MONIES APPROPRIATED FOR ITS PURPOSE,
ALL MONIES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  BE
PAID  INTO  OR  CREDITED  TO  SUCH FUND. WHENEVER A LAWSUIT RESULTS IN A
CIVIL JUDGMENT FOR EXPENSES ALREADY PAID FOR BY THE FUND,  THAT  PORTION
OF  THE  CIVIL  JUDGMENT  SHALL BE PAID INTO THE FUND. NOTHING CONTAINED
HEREIN SHALL PREVENT THE DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH  FROM  RECEIVING  GRANTS,
GIFTS  OR  BEQUESTS  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THE FUND AS DEFINED IN THIS
SECTION AND DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW.
  3. MONIES OF THE FUND, WHEN ALLOCATED, SHALL BE AVAILABLE PURSUANT  TO
SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  4.  MONIES  SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND WARRANT OF
THE STATE COMPTROLLER ON VOUCHERS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY THE  COMMIS-
SIONER OF HEALTH.
  S  2.  Article  2  of the public health law is amended by adding a new
title 7 to read as follows:
                                TITLE VII
                      PFOA MEDICAL MONITORING FUND
SECTION 267. PFOA MEDICAL MONITORING FUND.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16039-01-6

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