|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 27, 2018||referred to health|
assembly Bill A10252
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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A10252 (ACTIVE) - Details
A10252 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes healthcare providers and pregnancy programs to provide information on the adverse health effects of tobacco smoking during pregnancy; encourages healthcare providers to monitor smoking expectant mothers; includes certain respiratory diseases in the disease management demonstration program; includes asthma, obesity and mammography screening in health insurer wellness programs, in addition to other health promotion and disease prevention programs.
A10252 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10252 I N A S S E M B L Y March 27, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to in-utero exposure to tobacco smoke prevention and including certain respiratory diseases within disease management demonstration programs; and to amend the insurance law, in relation to health insurers' wellness programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 13-I to read as follows: ARTICLE 13-I IN-UTERO EXPOSURE TO TOBACCO SMOKE PREVENTION SECTION 1399-XX. IN-UTERO TOBACCO EXPOSURE PREVENTION. 1399-YY. PROGRAMS. § 1399-XX. IN-UTERO TOBACCO EXPOSURE PREVENTION. 1. APPROPRIATE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND PREGNANCY PROGRAMS SHALL BE ENCOURAGED TO DISTRIBUTE INFORMATION ON THE ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS OF SMOKING DURING AND AFTER PREGNANCY FOR BOTH FIRSTHAND AND SECONDHAND TOBACCO SMOKE. SUCH ADVERSE EFFECTS TO THE INFANT INCLUDE LOWER BIRTH RATES, HIGHER INCIDENCE OF ASTHMA AND OBESITY, AND COGNITIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL DAMAGE. 2. APPROPRIATE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SHALL BE ENCOURAGED TO MONITOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS' SMOKING STATUSES AND TO OFFER TO EXPECTANT MOTHERS TAILORED SERVICES, COUNSELING AND DISCUSSION ON THE ADVANTAGES TO QUIT- TING TOBACCO SMOKING DURING AND AFTER THEIR PREGNANCY. § 1399-YY. PROGRAMS. THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS SHALL BE ADDED TO EXISTING TOBACCO CONTROL PROGRAMS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN OR TO OTHER PREGNANCY RELATED PROGRAMS: 1. CARBON MONOXIDE MONITORING; 2. REFERRALS FOR SMOKING CESSATION FOR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS; 3. ONGOING SUPPORT BY COUNSELING AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS; AND 4. FINANCIAL INCENTIVES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ITEMS SUCH AS DIAPERS OR OTHER BABY CARE PRODUCTS OR COUPONS TO ENCOURAGE EXPECTANT MOTHERS TO QUIT SMOKING FOR TWO OR MORE WEEKS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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