senate Bill S7171A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to impact studies on tick-borne diseases

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Current Bill Status Via A9019 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
May 30, 2018 3rd reading cal.403
substituted for s7171a
May 30, 2018 substituted by a9019a
May 15, 2018 amended on third reading (t) 7171a
May 15, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 28, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2018 1st report cal.403
Jan 03, 2018 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Feb 6, 2018 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S7171
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Co-Sponsors

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S7171 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9019A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-a, Public Health L

S7171 - Summary

Relates to impact studies on tick-borne diseases; requires the department to issue a report examining the mental health impacts of tick-borne diseases and blood-borne pathogens on mental illness rates in endemic areas of the state.

S7171 - Sponsor Memo

S7171 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7171

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO, HANNON, AMEDORE, AVELLA, HELMING, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, SEWARD, TEDISCO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to impact studies on
  infectious diseases

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
7.48 to read as follows:
S 7.48 INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGEN IMPACT STUDY.
  (A)  THE OFFICE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, SHALL
ISSUE A  REPORT  EXAMINING  THE  MENTAL  HEALTH  IMPACTS  OF  INFECTIOUS
DISEASES  AND  BLOOD-BORNE  PATHOGENS ON MENTAL ILLNESS RATES IN ENDEMIC
AREAS OF THE STATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (1) CONSIDERATIONS  OF  HOW  LYME,  TICK-BORNE  ILLNESSES,  AND  OTHER
BLOOD-BORNE  PATHOGENS  OR  VECTOR-BORNE  DISEASES MAY HAVE CORRELATIONS
WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN INFECTED INDIVIDUALS;
  (2) POPULATIONS AT-RISK INCLUDING THOSE INDIVIDUALS  WITH  OCCUPATIONS
OUTDOORS AND/OR INCREASED EXPOSURE TO VECTORS;
  (3)  DIAGNOSTIC INDICATORS OF MENTAL ILLNESS THAT CAN BE USED AS GUID-
ANCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS;
  (4) HISTORICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF INFECTION RATES  AND  MENTAL  ILLNESS
INDICATORS  THAT  MAY  HAVE  GONE UNDIAGNOSED OR MISDIAGNOSED IN ENDEMIC
AREAS; AND
  (5) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INTERVENTION AND COORDINATED CARE FOR INDIVID-
UALS WHO EXHIBIT MENTAL ILLNESS SYMPTOMS AS WELL AS THOSE WHO HAVE  BOTH
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH INDICATORS.
  (B)  SUCH  REPORT SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE
SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY NO LATER THAN OCTOBER FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  NINETEEN. THE OFFICE AND THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY ENGAGE
STAKEHOLDERS IN THE COMPILATION OF THE REPORT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS,  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONERS,  MENTAL
HEALTH PROVIDERS, COUNTY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AND ADVOCATES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S7171A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9019A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-a, Public Health L

S7171A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to impact studies on tick-borne diseases; requires the department to issue a report examining the mental health impacts of tick-borne diseases and blood-borne pathogens on mental illness rates in endemic areas of the state.

S7171A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7171A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7171--A
    Cal. No. 403

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO,  HANNON, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC, CROCI,
  HELMING, JACOBS, LARKIN, LITTLE, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PHILLIPS,  RANZEN-
  HOFER,  RITCHIE,  SAVINO,  SEWARD,  TEDISCO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Mental  Health  and  Developmental  Disabilities -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the Assembly,
  recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to 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 impact studies on
  tick-borne diseases

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
207-a to read as follows:
  S 207-A. TICK-BORNE DISEASES AND BLOOD-BORNE  PATHOGEN  IMPACT  STUDY.
1.  THE  DEPARTMENT,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL
HEALTH, SHALL ISSUE A REPORT EXAMINING  THE  MENTAL  HEALTH  IMPACTS  OF
TICK-BORNE DISEASES AND BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS ON MENTAL ILLNESS RATES IN
ENDEMIC AREAS OF THE STATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO:
  (A)  CONSIDERATIONS  OF  HOW  LYME,  TICK-BORNE  ILLNESSES,  AND OTHER
BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS OR VECTOR-BORNE  DISEASES  MAY  HAVE  CORRELATIONS
WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN INFECTED INDIVIDUALS;
  (B)  POPULATIONS  AT-RISK INCLUDING THOSE INDIVIDUALS WITH OCCUPATIONS
OUTDOORS AND/OR INCREASED EXPOSURE TO VECTORS;
  (C) DIAGNOSTIC INDICATORS OF MENTAL ILLNESS THAT CAN BE USED AS  GUID-
ANCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS;
  (D)  HISTORICAL  CONSIDERATIONS  OF INFECTION RATES AND MENTAL ILLNESS
INDICATORS THAT MAY HAVE GONE UNDIAGNOSED  OR  MISDIAGNOSED  IN  ENDEMIC
AREAS; AND

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

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