assembly Bill A587C

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments

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Oct 02, 2018 signed chap.307
Sep 20, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 04, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1230
substituted for s2816b
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.974
May 30, 2018 reported
Mar 13, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 05, 2018 print number 587c
Mar 05, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2018 print number 587b
Jan 08, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
May 03, 2017 print number 587a
May 03, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 09, 2017 referred to health

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A587 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2816
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2500-a & 207, Pub Health L

A587 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

A587 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   587

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  screening  for
  cytomegalovirus

  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
2507 to read as follows:
  § 2507. SCREENING FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AND PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM. IT
SHALL  BE  THE  DUTY  OF  THE  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OR OTHER PERSON IN
CHARGE OF EACH INSTITUTION CARING FOR INFANTS TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS OR  LESS
OF  AGE  AND  THE  PERSON REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION
FORTY-ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS CHAPTER TO  REGISTER  THE  BIRTH  OF  A
CHILD,  TO  OFFER  TO PARENTS A SCREEN FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS OF EVERY SUCH
INFANT OR CHILD IN THEIR CARE. SCREENING, THE RECORDING OF  THE  RESULTS
OF  SUCH SCREENING, TRACKING AND FOLLOW-UP REVIEWS SHALL BE PERFORMED AT
SUCH TIMES AND IN SUCH MANNER AS MAY BE PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  § 2. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding two new
subdivisions 31 and 32 to read as follows:
  31. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH AND MAIN-
TAIN A PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM  WHICH  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND  PUBLISH  OR
APPROVE AND PUBLISH INFORMATION MATERIALS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY BECOME
PREGNANT,  EXPECTANT PARENTS AND PARENTS OF INFANTS, REGARDING THE INCI-
DENCE OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, THE TRANSMISSION OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS  TO  PREG-
NANT  INDIVIDUALS AND INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY BECOME PREGNANT, BIRTH DEFECTS
CAUSED BY CONGENITAL CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, METHODS OF  DIAGNOSING  CONGENITAL
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AND AVAILABLE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO AVOID CYTOMEGALO-
VIRUS  INFECTION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE PREGNANT OR MAY BECOME PREGNANT.
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE SUCH INFORMATION MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON  THE
DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE  AND  ATTENDING  HEALTH  CARE PROVIDERS SHALL MAKE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01942-02-7

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A587A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2816
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2500-a & 207, Pub Health L

A587A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

A587A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 587--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  ORTIZ,  ZEBROWSKI, SANTABARBARA,
  GUNTHER, CARROLL, GALEF, NIOU, DINOWITZ,  BLAKE,  SEAWRIGHT,  SOLAGES,
  HARRIS  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BUCHWALD, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GJONAJ, HYNDMAN, LUPARDO, NOLAN, SIMON, STECK, THIELE -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  testing  of
  certain newborns for cytomegalovirus and public education thereon

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 2500-a of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 184 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a) It shall be the duty of the administrative officer or other person
in  charge  of  each institution caring for infants twenty-eight days or
less of age and the person required in pursuance of  the  provisions  of
section  forty-one  hundred thirty of this chapter to register the birth
of a child, to cause to have administered to every such infant or  child
in  its  or  his care a test for phenylketonuria, homozygous sickle cell
disease, hypothyroidism, branched-chain ketonuria,  galactosemia,  homo-
cystinuria,  critical  congenital  heart  defects through pulse oximetry
screening, AND WITH REGARD TO ANY NEWBORN INFANT WHO IS  IDENTIFIED  AS,
OR  SUSPECTED OF, HAVING A HEARING IMPAIRMENT AS A RESULT OF A SCREENING
CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED-G OF THIS TITLE, CAUSE
TO BE ADMINISTERED TO SUCH INFANT A TEST FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, UNLESS THE
PARENT OF THE INFANT OBJECTS THERETO, and such other diseases and condi-
tions as may from time to time be  designated  by  the  commissioner  in
accordance  with  rules  or  regulations prescribed by the commissioner.
Testing, the recording of the results of such tests, tracking, follow-up
reviews and educational activities shall be performed at such times  and

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

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A587B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2816
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2500-a & 207, Pub Health L

A587B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

A587B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 587--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, ORTIZ, ZEBROWSKI, SANTABARBARA,
  GUNTHER, CARROLL, GALEF, NIOU, DINOWITZ,  BLAKE,  SEAWRIGHT,  SOLAGES,
  HARRIS, JENNE, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  HYNDMAN,  LUPARDO,  McDONOUGH, NOLAN, SIMON, STECK, THIELE --
  read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to the testing of
  certain newborns for cytomegalovirus and public education thereon

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 2500-a of the public health law,
as  amended  by  chapter  184 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a) It shall be the duty of the administrative officer or other person
in charge of each institution caring for infants  twenty-eight  days  or
less  of  age  and the person required in pursuance of the provisions of
section forty-one hundred thirty of this chapter to register  the  birth
of  a child, to cause to have administered to every such infant or child
in its or his care a test for phenylketonuria,  homozygous  sickle  cell
disease,  hypothyroidism,  branched-chain ketonuria, galactosemia, homo-
cystinuria, critical congenital heart  defects  through  pulse  oximetry
screening,  AND  WITH REGARD TO ANY NEWBORN INFANT WHO IS IDENTIFIED AS,
OR SUSPECTED OF, HAVING A HEARING IMPAIRMENT AS A RESULT OF A  SCREENING
CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED-G OF THIS TITLE, CAUSE
TO  BE  ADMINISTERED  TO  SUCH  INFANT A URINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION
(PCR) TEST FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, UNLESS THE PARENT OF THE INFANT  OBJECTS
THERETO, and such other diseases and conditions as may from time to time

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A587C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2816
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2500-a & 207, Pub Health L

A587C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

A587C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 587--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, ORTIZ, ZEBROWSKI, SANTABARBARA,
  GUNTHER, CARROLL, GALEF, NIOU, DINOWITZ,  BLAKE,  SEAWRIGHT,  SOLAGES,
  HARRIS, JENNE, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  HYNDMAN,  LUPARDO,  McDONOUGH, NOLAN, SIMON, STECK, THIELE --
  read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  testing  of
  certain newborns for cytomegalovirus and public education thereon

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 2500-a of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 184 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  1.  It  shall  be the duty of the administrative officer or other
person in charge of each institution  caring  for  infants  twenty-eight
days  or  less  of  age  and  the  person  required  in pursuance of the
provisions of section forty-one hundred thirty of this chapter to regis-
ter the birth of a child, to cause to have administered  to  every  such
infant or child in its or his care a test for:
  I. phenylketonuria,
  II. homozygous sickle cell disease,
  III. hypothyroidism,
  IV. branched-chain ketonuria,
  V. galactosemia,
  VI. homocystinuria,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01942-05-8

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