senate Bill S3293

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the delivery of telehealth services at any elementary or secondary school, or child care program or center within the state

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 12, 2017 signed chap.285
Aug 31, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1049
substituted for s3293
Jun 08, 2017 substituted by a4703
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.1049
Mar 01, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 20, 2017 referred to health

Votes

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May 16, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S3293
31
0
committee
31
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 1, 2017 - Health committee Vote

S3293
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3293 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4703
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2999-cc, Pub Health L

S3293 - Summary

Authorizes the delivery of telehealth services at any elementary or secondary school, or child care program or center within the state.

S3293 - Sponsor Memo

S3293 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3293

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 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  expanding  the
  originating sites at which telehealth services may be delivered

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 2999-cc of the public health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  167 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Originating site" means a site at which a patient  is  located  at
the  time  health  care services are delivered to him or her by means of
telehealth. Originating sites shall be limited  to  facilities  licensed
under  articles  twenty-eight  and  forty of this chapter, facilities as
defined in subdivision six of section 1.03 of the  mental  hygiene  law,
private physician's or dentist's offices located within the state of New
York;  PUBLIC,  PRIVATE  AND  CHARTER  ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS,
SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE PROGRAMS, AND CHILD DAY CARE  CENTERS  WITHIN  THE
STATE OF NEW YORK; and, when a patient is receiving health care services
by  means of remote patient monitoring, the patient's place of residence
located within the state of New York or other temporary location located
within or outside the state of New York.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08606-01-7

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