senate Bill S1869A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes nurse practitioners to execute orders not to resuscitate and orders relating to life sustaining treatments

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.245
substituted for a7277a
May 22, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2017 amended on third reading 1869a
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.644
Jan 11, 2017 referred to health

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S1869 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7277A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pub Health L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6314, A9859

S1869 - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to execute orders not to resuscitate and orders relating to life sustaining treatments.

S1869 - Sponsor Memo

S1869 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1869

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 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 authorizing  nurse
  practitioners to execute orders not to resuscitate and orders pertain-
  ing to life sustaining treatments

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

  Section 1. Section 2960 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
818 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2960. Legislative findings and purpose. The legislature finds that,
although cardiopulmonary resuscitation  has  proved  invaluable  in  the
prevention of sudden, unexpected death, it is appropriate for an attend-
ing physician OR ATTENDING NURSE PRACTITIONER, in certain circumstances,
to  issue  an  order  not  to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation of a
patient where appropriate consent has  been  obtained.  The  legislature
further  finds  that there is a need to clarify and establish the rights
and obligations of patients, their families, and health  care  providers
regarding  cardiopulmonary  resuscitation and the issuance of orders not
to resuscitate.
  S 2. Subdivisions 2, 5 and 20 of section 2961  of  the  public  health
law,  subdivisions  2 and 5 as amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 2010,
and subdivision 20 as added by chapter 818 of the laws of  1987  and  as
renumbered  by  chapter 370 of the laws of 1991, are amended and two new
subdivisions 2-a and 16 are added to read as follows:
  2. "Attending physician" means the physician selected by  or  assigned
to a patient in a hospital who has primary responsibility for the treat-
ment and care of the patient. Where more than one physician AND/OR NURSE
PRACTITIONER  shares  such  responsibility,  any such physician OR NURSE
PRACTITIONER may act as the attending physician OR ATTENDING NURSE PRAC-
TITIONER pursuant to this article.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02551-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S1869A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7277A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pub Health L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6314, A9859

S1869A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes nurse practitioners to execute orders not to resuscitate and orders relating to life sustaining treatments.

S1869A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1869A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1869--A
    Cal. No. 644

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, AKSHAR, HAMILTON, LARKIN, LATIMER, VALESKY
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing nurse
  practitioners to execute orders not to resuscitate and orders pertain-
  ing to life sustaining treatments

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

  Section  1. Section 2960 of the public health law, as added by chapter
818 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2960. Legislative findings and purpose. The legislature finds  that,
although  cardiopulmonary  resuscitation  has  proved  invaluable in the
prevention of sudden, unexpected death, it is appropriate for an attend-
ing physician OR ATTENDING NURSE PRACTITIONER, in certain circumstances,
to issue an order not to  attempt  cardiopulmonary  resuscitation  of  a
patient  where  appropriate  consent  has been obtained. The legislature
further finds that there is a need to clarify and establish  the  rights
and  obligations  of patients, their families, and health care providers
regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the issuance of  orders  not
to resuscitate.
  S  2.  Subdivisions  2,  5 and 20 of section 2961 of the public health
law, subdivisions 2 and 5 as amended by chapter 8 of the laws  of  2010,
and  subdivision  20  as added by chapter 818 of the laws of 1987 and as
renumbered by chapter 370 of the laws of 1991, are amended and  two  new
subdivisions 2-a and 16 are added to read as follows:
  2.  "Attending  physician" means the physician selected by or assigned
to a patient in a hospital who has primary responsibility for the treat-
ment and care of the patient. Where more than one physician AND/OR NURSE

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

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