|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2018||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.1153|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to health|
senate Bill S7208
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7208 - Details
S7208 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7208 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to donation of blood by patients with a history of Lyme or tick-borne illnesses PURPOSE: Relates to review of blood donations of patients with certain illnesses SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 3121 of the public health law to add a new subdivision 6 to require the council on human blood and transfusion services in the Department of Health to review current medical research and guidance related to the donation of blood by patients with a history of Lyme and tick-borne diseases and issue recommendations to the Commis- sioner related to the collection and distribution of such blood.
S7208 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7208 I N S E N A T E January 3, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERINO, HANNON, LAVALLE -- 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 donation of blood by patients with a history of Lyme or tick-borne illnesses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3121 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. (A) THE COUNCIL SHALL REVIEW ALL CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND GUID- ANCE REGARDING THE DONATION OF BLOOD BY PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF LYME OR TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) HUMAN ANAPLASMOSIS; (II) BABESIOSIS; (III) HUMAN EHRLICHIOSIS; (IV) ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER; (V) POWASSAN VIRUS; (VI) SOUTHERN TICK-ASSOCIATED RASH ILLNESS; AND (VII) OTHER RELATED ILLNESSES AND CO-INFECTIONS. (B) (I) THE COUNCIL SHALL, WITHIN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMISSIONER REGARDING THE COLLECTION, TESTING, AND DISTRIBUTION OF BLOOD DONATIONS WITH LYME AND TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES PRESENT OR REPORTED IN A PATIENT HISTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (1) CONSIDERATIONS OF THE CURRENT STATE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH; AND (2) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT MORATORIUMS ON THE COLLECTION OF BLOOD WITH LYME AND TICK-BORNE RELATED ILLNESSES PRESENT. (II) UPON IMMEDIATE RECEIPT OF SUCH RECOMMENDATION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF SUCH TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13988-03-7
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