assembly Bill A9675

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities

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Feb 06, 2018 reported referred to codes
Jan 31, 2018 referred to health

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A9675 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 2803 & 206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A1127
2021-2022: A168

A9675 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities.

A9675 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9675

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  WEPRIN,  ORTIZ,  SIMON, DICKENS,
  SEPULVEDA, McDONALD, ARROYO,  JAFFEE,  D'URSO,  DE LA ROSA,  ABINANTI,
  LAVINE,  ERRIGO,  PEOPLES-STOKES, MOSLEY, AUBRY, PELLEGRINO, WRIGHT --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to health  facilities
  and services in correctional facilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  397  of  the  laws  of 2016, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. "Hospital" means a facility or institution engaged  principally  in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case  of  a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or, in the
case of a midwifery birth center, of  a  midwife,  for  the  prevention,
diagnosis  or  treatment  of  human  disease, pain, injury, deformity or
physical condition, including, but not limited to, a  general  hospital,
public  health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental clin-
ic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility  used
solely  for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis hospi-
tal, chronic  disease  hospital,  maternity  hospital,  midwifery  birth
center,  lying-in-asylum,  out-patient  department,  out-patient  lodge,
dispensary, CORRECTIONAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY  and  a  laboratory  or
central  service facility serving one or more such institutions, but the
term hospital shall not include  an  institution,  sanitarium  or  other
facility  engaged  principally in providing services for the prevention,
diagnosis or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to  the
powers  of  visitation, examination, inspection and investigation of the
department of mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of  such  a
facility  which provide hospital service. The provisions of this article
shall not apply to a facility  or  institution  engaged  principally  in
providing  services by or under the supervision of the bona fide members
and adherents of a recognized  religious  organization  whose  teachings

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets