senate Bill S7208

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to review of blood donations of patients with certain illnesses

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 16, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1153
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health

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S7208 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9830
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3121, Pub Health L

S7208 - Summary

Establishes that the council on human blood and transfusion services shall review all current medical research and guidance regarding the donation of blood by patients with a history of Lyme or tick-borne illnesses.

S7208 - Sponsor Memo

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.
  S 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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