senate Bill S8955

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to autism screening for children three years of age and under

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9868 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 24, 2018 signed chap.241
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1808
substituted for s8955
Jun 14, 2018 substituted by a9868a
ordered to third reading cal.1808
Jun 07, 2018 referred to rules

S8955 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9868
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-j, Pub Health L

S8955 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Mandates autism screening, that is in compliance with guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics for children three years of age and under.

S8955 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8955 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8955

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  autism  screening
  for children three years of age and under

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 2500-j of
the public health law, as added by chapter 335 of the laws of  2008,  is
amended to read as follows:
  The  commissioner  shall  establish, for use by pediatric primary care
providers, best practice protocols for early screening of  children  for
autism  spectrum  disorders,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEVELOPMENTAL
SCREENING FOR CHILDREN THREE YEARS OF  AGE  AND  UNDER.  Such  protocols
shall  incorporate  standards and guidelines established by the American
Academy of [Pediatricians] PEDIATRICS, SHALL BE UPDATED AT LEAST BIENNI-
ALLY, and shall include, but not be limited to:
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14566-03-8

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