assembly Bill A10763

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to informational materials concerning menstrual disorders

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Jun 11, 2018 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 17, 2018 referred to health

A10763 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8543
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §268, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A484, S1016, S6368

A10763 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to develop informational materials concerning menstrual disorders for distribution in schools and to patients.

A10763 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10763

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  informational
  materials concerning menstrual disorders

  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  section
268 to read as follows:
  §   268.   INFORMATIONAL  MATERIALS  CONCERNING  MENSTRUAL  DISORDERS.
SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, SHALL CREATE AGE SPECIFIC INFORMATIONAL MATE-
RIALS  TO  BE PROVIDED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS
UPON REQUEST TO DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS AND PATIENTS EDUCATING THEM ABOUT
MENSTRUAL DISORDERS AND THEIR SYMPTOMS. THE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
BE NOT LIMITED TO:
  1. THE TIMING, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS;
  2. THE IMPORTANCE OF MENSTRUAL HEALTH AND ITS IMPACTS ON  ONE'S  PHYS-
ICAL, EMOTIONAL, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC LIFE;
  3. BASIC STATISTICS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL DISORDERS;
  4. BEST PRACTICES ON HOW TO BE ONE'S OWN HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE; AND
  5.  BASIC  TREATMENT  OPTIONS  FOR  ENDOMETRIOSIS  AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS, AS WELL AS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FOLLOW-UP CARE FROM A  HEALTH-
CARE PROVIDER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15806-01-8

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