senate Bill S2816

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Health Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2018 print number 2816a
Jan 12, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2017 1st report cal.411
Jan 17, 2017 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S2816 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-a, add §2500-l, Pub Health L

S2816 - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

S2816 - Sponsor Memo

S2816 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2816

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 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  the  testing  of
  certain newborns for cytomegalovirus and public education thereon

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 2500-a of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 184 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a) It shall be the duty of the administrative officer or other person
in  charge  of  each institution caring for infants twenty-eight days or
less of age and the person required in pursuance of  the  provisions  of
section  forty-one  hundred thirty of this chapter to register the birth
of a child, to cause to have administered to every such infant or  child
in  its  or  his care a test for phenylketonuria, homozygous sickle cell
disease, hypothyroidism, branched-chain ketonuria,  galactosemia,  homo-
cystinuria,  critical  congenital  heart  defects through pulse oximetry
screening, AND WITH REGARD TO ANY NEWBORN INFANT WHO IS  IDENTIFIED  AS,
OR  SUSPECTED OF, HAVING A HEARING IMPAIRMENT AS A RESULT OF A SCREENING
CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED-G OF THIS TITLE, CAUSE
TO BE ADMINISTERED TO SUCH INFANT A TEST FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, UNLESS THE
PARENT OF THE INFANT OBJECTS THERETO, and such other diseases and condi-
tions as may from time to time be  designated  by  the  commissioner  in
accordance  with  rules  or  regulations prescribed by the commissioner.
Testing, the recording of the results of such tests, tracking, follow-up
reviews and educational activities shall be performed at such times  and
in such manner as may be prescribed by the commissioner. The commission-
er shall promulgate regulations setting forth the manner in which infor-
mation describing the purposes of the requirements of this section shall
be disseminated to parents or a guardian of the infant tested.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05326-02-7

Co-Sponsors

S2816A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-a, add §2500-l, Pub Health L

S2816A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires urine polymerase chain reaction testing for cytomegalovirus of newborns with hearing impairments; and directs the department of health to establish an education program for women who may become pregnant, expectant parents and parents of infants relating to various aspects of cytomegalovirus.

S2816A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2816A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2816--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  AVELLA, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Health in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to the testing of
  certain newborns for cytomegalovirus and public education thereon

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 2500-a of the public health law,
as  amended  by  chapter  184 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a) It shall be the duty of the administrative officer or other person
in charge of each institution caring for infants  twenty-eight  days  or
less  of  age  and the person required in pursuance of the provisions of
section forty-one hundred thirty of this chapter to register  the  birth
of  a child, to cause to have administered to every such infant or child
in its or his care a test for phenylketonuria,  homozygous  sickle  cell
disease,  hypothyroidism,  branched-chain ketonuria, galactosemia, homo-
cystinuria, critical congenital heart  defects  through  pulse  oximetry
screening,  AND  WITH REGARD TO ANY NEWBORN INFANT WHO IS IDENTIFIED AS,
OR SUSPECTED OF, HAVING A HEARING IMPAIRMENT AS A RESULT OF A  SCREENING
CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED-G OF THIS TITLE, CAUSE
TO  BE  ADMINISTERED  TO  SUCH  INFANT A URINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION
(PCR) TEST FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, UNLESS THE PARENT OF THE INFANT  OBJECTS
THERETO, and such other diseases and conditions as may from time to time
be  designated  by  the  commissioner  in accordance with rules or regu-
lations prescribed by the commissioner. Testing, the  recording  of  the
results  of  such  tests,  tracking,  follow-up  reviews and educational
activities shall be performed at such times and in such manner as may be
prescribed by the commissioner. The commissioner shall promulgate  regu-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05326-03-7

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