senate Bill S2815A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to establish at least 4 infant recovery centers in areas of need for infants suffering from drug withdrawal as a result of in utero exposure

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 20, 2018 print number 2815a
Feb 20, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1753
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 07, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 17, 2017 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S2815
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 7, 2017 - Health committee Vote

S2815
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2815 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7913
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 1 §2509, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5480, A1141

S2815 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish at least 4 infant recovery centers in areas of need for infants suffering from drug withdrawal as a result of in utero exposure.

S2815 - Sponsor Memo

S2815 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2815

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  establishing  the
  infant recovery centers pilot program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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
2508 to read as follows:
  §  2508. INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM.  THERE SHALL BE ESTAB-
LISHED AN INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM WHEREBY THE  COMMISSION-
ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST FOUR INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS IN AREAS
OF  NEED IN THE STATE. SUCH CENTERS SHALL PROVIDE COST EFFECTIVE, NECES-
SARY SERVICES AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR  TARGETED  POPULATIONS
IN  ORDER  TO  DEMONSTRATE  THE  EFFECTIVENESS OF SUCH PROGRAM. ELIGIBLE
INFANTS SHALL BE UNDER ONE  YEAR  OF  AGE  AND  SUFFER  FROM  WITHDRAWAL
RESULTING FROM IN UTERO EXPOSURE TO DRUGS. SUCH INFANT WITHDRAWAL MAY BE
THE  RESULT OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEONATAL ABSTI-
NENCE SYNDROME. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE MORE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS  AND
COST EFFECTIVE CARE FOR THESE INFANTS THAN HOSPITALS, WHILE ALSO PROVID-
ING  SUPPORTS  AND  SERVICES TO PARENTS PREPARING TO BRING THEIR INFANTS
HOME. ACCESS TO SUCH SUPPORTS SHALL CONTINUE  FOR  A  PERIOD  AFTER  THE
INFANT HAS LEFT A CENTER.
  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING THE QUALITY, APPRO-
PRIATENESS  AND  EFFECTIVENESS  OF  THE  CENTERS AND SHALL REPORT TO THE
LEGISLATURE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INFANT  RECOVERY
CENTERS AND AGAIN WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION
ON THE PROGRAM'S EFFECTIVENESS.
  §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed 4 years after such date.

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

S2815A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7913
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 1 §2509, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5480, A1141

S2815A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish at least 4 infant recovery centers in areas of need for infants suffering from drug withdrawal as a result of in utero exposure.

S2815A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2815A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2815--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
  infant recovery centers pilot program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Title 1 of article 25 of the public health law is amended
by adding a new section 2509 to read as follows:
  § 2509. INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM.  THERE SHALL BE  ESTAB-
LISHED  AN INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM WHEREBY THE COMMISSION-
ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST FOUR INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS IN AREAS
OF NEED IN THE STATE. SUCH CENTERS SHALL PROVIDE COST EFFECTIVE,  NECES-
SARY  SERVICES  AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR TARGETED POPULATIONS
IN ORDER TO DEMONSTRATE THE  EFFECTIVENESS  OF  SUCH  PROGRAM.  ELIGIBLE
INFANTS  SHALL  BE  UNDER  ONE  YEAR  OF  AGE AND SUFFER FROM WITHDRAWAL
RESULTING FROM IN UTERO EXPOSURE TO DRUGS. SUCH INFANT WITHDRAWAL MAY BE
THE RESULT OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEONATAL  ABSTI-
NENCE  SYNDROME. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE MORE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS AND
COST EFFECTIVE CARE FOR THESE INFANTS THAN HOSPITALS, WHILE ALSO PROVID-
ING SUPPORTS AND SERVICES TO PARENTS PREPARING TO  BRING  THEIR  INFANTS
HOME.  ACCESS  TO  SUCH  SUPPORTS  SHALL CONTINUE FOR A PERIOD AFTER THE
INFANT HAS LEFT A CENTER.
  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING THE QUALITY, APPRO-
PRIATENESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CENTERS  AND  SHALL  REPORT  TO  THE
LEGISLATURE  WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INFANT RECOVERY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06851-03-8

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