senate Bill S4432

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to access to reproductive services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 defeated in health
Mar 02, 2016 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Mar 20, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S4432
7
9
committee
7
Aye
9
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4432 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6221
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 41 Title 6-A §4166, Pub Health L

S4432 - Summary

Relates to access to reproductive services.

S4432 - Sponsor Memo

S4432 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4432

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, BRESLIN, COMRIE, DILAN, GIANARIS,
  HAMILTON,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  KRUEGER,  LATIMER,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,
  PERALTA, PERKINS, RIVERA, SANDERS, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY -- 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  reproductive
  services

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

  Section 1. Article 41 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 6-A to read as follows:
                               TITLE VI-A
                          REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES
SECTION 4166. ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES.
  S  4166.  ACCESS  TO REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES. THE STATE SHALL NOT DENY A
WOMAN'S RIGHT TO OBTAIN AN ABORTION AS ESTABLISHED BY THE UNITED  STATES
SUPREME  COURT IN THE DECISION ROE V. WADE, 410 U.S.113 (1973). NOTWITH-
STANDING ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NEW YORK PROTECTS A WOMAN'S  RIGHT  TO
TERMINATE  A PREGNANCY WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR WEEKS FROM COMMENCEMENT OF HER
PREGNANCY, OR WHEN NECESSARY TO PROTECT A  WOMAN'S  LIFE  OR  HEALTH  AS
DETERMINED BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO CONFLICT WITH ANY APPLI-
CABLE  STATE  OR  FEDERAL  LAW  OR  REGULATION  PERMITTING A HEALTH CARE
PROVIDER TO REFRAIN FROM PROVIDING ABORTIONS DUE TO THE PROVIDER'S RELI-
GIOUS OR MORAL BELIEFS.
  NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL CONFLICT WITH THE PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
BAN CODIFIED UNDER 18 USC SECTION 1531.
  NO PROSECUTION OR PROCEEDING SHALL BE BROUGHT OR MAINTAINED UNDER  THE
PENAL  LAW OR OTHERWISE FOR ACTS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED OR PERMITTED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SECTION OR BY  THIS CHAPTER AND THE EDUCATION LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09920-01-5

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