senate Bill S2621A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to grants for graduate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2018 amended on third reading 2621a
May 14, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1147
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 15, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.806
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 13, 2017 referred to health

Votes

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May 14, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2621
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S2621
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2621 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-H §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1247

S2621 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to award grants for graduate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease and to designate organizations as centers for Lyme and tick-borne disease excellence.

S2621 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2621 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2621

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 grants for  gradu-
  ate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease

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

  Section 1. Article 27-H of the public health law, as added by  chapter
550 of the laws of 1988, is amended by adding a new section 2799 to read
as follows:
  §  2799.  GRANTS FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION IN LYME AND TICK-BORNE
DISEASE. 1. (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRI-
ATED FOR SUCH PURPOSE TO MAKE GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF  CERTIFIED  RESIDENCY
EDUCATION  PROGRAMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE,
CHRONIC DISEASE, OR EPIDEMIOLOGY, TO ESTABLISH OR  EXPAND  EDUCATION  IN
LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  FOR  GRADUATE  MEDICAL EDUCATION, AND TO
INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINEE EDUCATION IN LYME AND  TICK-BORNE
DISEASE.
  (B)  GRANTS  UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND
EDUCATION IN LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE MAY BE USED FOR ADMINISTRATION,
FACULTY RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT, START-UP COSTS AND  COSTS  INCURRED
TEACHING  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  IN  RESEARCH-BASED PROGRAMS OR
PATIENT-BASED CARE SITES, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  PERSONNEL,
ADMINISTRATION  AND  TRAINEE  RELATED EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENSES JUDGED
REASONABLE AND NECESSARY BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (C) GRANTS UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE AWARDED BY THE COMMISSIONER
THROUGH A COMPETITIVE APPLICATION PROCESS. IN MAKING AWARDS, THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL CONSIDER THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE APPLICANT:
  (I) PLANS TO INCORPORATE EMERGING LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE RESEARCH
INTO RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAMS, INCLUDING  DIAGNOSTIC  PROCEDURES  AND
ALL  MEDICAL TREATMENT OPTIONS, INCLUDING THE BENEFITS AND RISKS OF EACH
OPTION;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2621A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5501
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-H §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1247

S2621A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to award grants for graduate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease and to designate organizations as centers for Lyme and tick-borne disease excellence.

S2621A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2621A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2621--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERINO, HELMING, JACOBS, KENNEDY, LARKIN, MARCHIONE,
  O'MARA,  PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged and said bill committed to the  Commit-
  tee  on  Rules  --  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 grants for  gradu-
  ate medical education in Lyme and tick-borne disease

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

  Section 1. Article 27-H of the public health law, as added by  chapter
550 of the laws of 1988, is amended by adding a new section 2799 to read
as follows:
  §  2799.  GRANTS FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION IN LYME AND TICK-BORNE
DISEASE. 1. (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRI-
ATED FOR SUCH PURPOSE TO MAKE GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF CERTIFIED  FELLOWSHIP
EDUCATION  PROGRAMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE,
CHRONIC DISEASE, OR EPIDEMIOLOGY, TO ESTABLISH OR  EXPAND  EDUCATION  IN
LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  FOR  GRADUATE  MEDICAL EDUCATION, AND TO
INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINEE EDUCATION IN LYME AND  TICK-BORNE
DISEASE.
  (B)  GRANTS  UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND
EDUCATION IN LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE MAY BE USED FOR ADMINISTRATION,
FACULTY RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT, START-UP COSTS AND  COSTS  INCURRED
TEACHING  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  IN  RESEARCH-BASED PROGRAMS OR
PATIENT-BASED CARE SITES, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  PERSONNEL,
ADMINISTRATION  AND  TRAINEE  RELATED EXPENSES AND OTHER EXPENSES JUDGED
REASONABLE AND NECESSARY BY THE COMMISSIONER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07103-02-8

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