senate Bill S7170A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

In relation to lyme and tick-borne diseases

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 05, 2018 signed chap.337
Oct 24, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.408
substituted for a8900a
Jun 04, 2018 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2018 1st report cal.1108
Feb 16, 2018 print number 7170a
Feb 16, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

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S7170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8900
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 45-B §958, Exec L

S7170 - Summary

Establishes a Lyme and tick-borne disease working group to review current best practices for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

S7170 - Sponsor Memo

S7170 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7170

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO, HANNON, AMEDORE, AVELLA, HELMING, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, SEWARD, TEDISCO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a Lyme
  and tick-borne diseases working group

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

  Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new article 45-B
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 45-B
               LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP
SECTION 958. LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP.
  § 958. LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP. 1. THERE IS  HEREBY
CREATED IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT A LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORK-
ING GROUP CONSISTING OF THE:
  (A) COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH;
  (B) COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH;
  (C) COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION;
  (D)  SUPERINTENDENT  OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, WHO SHALL SERVE EX OFFICIO
AND WHO MAY DESIGNATE REPRESENTATIVES TO ACT ON THEIR BEHALF; AND
  (E) SIX ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  2. THE GOVERNOR SHALL ALSO APPOINT EIGHT MEMBERS TO THE WORKING  GROUP
ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AS FOLLOWS:
  (A)  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE  SHALL RECOMMEND THREE
MEMBERS;
  (B) THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL RECOMMEND THREE MEMBERS;
  (C) THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE SHALL RECOMMEND ONE MEMBER; AND
  (D) THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL RECOMMEND ONE MEMBER.
  3. MEMBERS APPOINTED TO THE WORKING GROUP SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED  TO,  AT  LEAST  ONE OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING, EACH OF WHOM MUST
HAVE EXPERIENCED WORKING WITH ISSUES  RELATED  TO  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE
DISEASES:

Co-Sponsors

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S7170A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8900
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 45-B §958, Exec L

S7170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a Lyme and tick-borne disease working group to review current best practices for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

S7170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7170--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO,  HANNON, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC, CROCI,
  HELMING, JACOBS, LARKIN, LITTLE, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PHILLIPS,  RANZEN-
  HOFER,  RITCHIE,  SAVINO,  SEWARD,  TEDISCO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  establishing  a  Lyme
  and tick-borne diseases working group

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new  article  45-B
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 45-B
               LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP
SECTION 958. LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP.
  §  958. LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORKING GROUP. 1. THERE IS HEREBY
CREATED IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT A LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WORK-
ING GROUP CONSISTING OF THE:
  (A) COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH;
  (B) COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH;
  (C) COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION;
  (D) SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, WHO SHALL SERVE  EX  OFFICIO
AND WHO MAY DESIGNATE REPRESENTATIVES TO ACT ON THEIR BEHALF; AND
  (E) SIX ADDITIONAL MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  2.  THE GOVERNOR SHALL ALSO APPOINT EIGHT MEMBERS TO THE WORKING GROUP
ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE  SHALL  RECOMMEND  THREE
MEMBERS;
  (B) THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL RECOMMEND THREE MEMBERS;
  (C) THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE SHALL RECOMMEND ONE MEMBER; AND
  (D) THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL RECOMMEND ONE MEMBER.
  3.  MEMBERS  APPOINTED  TO THE WORKING GROUP SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO, AT LEAST ONE OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING,  EACH  OF  WHOM  MUST

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