assembly Bill A10380A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing course work and training in HIV and STI testing

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2020 print number 10380a
Jun 10, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
May 04, 2020 referred to higher education

A10380 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §239-c, Pub Health L; add §6505-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3864

A10380 - Summary

Requires every physician, physician assistant, specialist assistant, registered nurse and licensed practical nurse to complete course work or training regarding human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted infections testing and the elements of sexual health including sexual orientation and gender identity.

A10380 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10380

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to providing course work and training in HIV testing practices

  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
239-c to read as follows:
  § 239-C. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN HIV TESTING PRACTICES.  (A)  EVERY
PHYSICIAN,  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  AND SPECIALIST ASSISTANT PRACTICING IN
THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE  AND
EVERY FOUR YEARS THEREAFTER, COMPLETE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING, APPROPRI-
ATE TO THE PROFESSIONAL'S PRACTICE, APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING
HUMAN  IMMUNODEFICIENCY  VIRUS  (HIV)  TESTING  PRACTICES. SUCH TRAINING
SHALL INCLUDE BEST PRACTICES FOR DISCUSSING ROUTES AND RISKS OF HIV  AND
STI TRANSMISSION, ADVISING AS TO THE BENEFITS OF TESTING, THE CONCEPT OF
INFORMED  CONSENT,  AND  WORKING  WITH  ALLIED  HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND
TRAINED PEER HEALTH EDUCATORS TO FACILITATE TESTING  UPON  CONSENT.  THE
TRAININGS  SHALL  BE  CONDUCTED  IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATORY STANDARDS
PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
EDUCATION,  TO  FACILITATE  THE  TESTING OF HIV IN THE COURSE OF PROFES-
SIONAL PRACTICE. SUCH COURSE WORK OR TRAINING SHALL ALSO BE COMPLETED BY
EVERY MEDICAL STUDENT, MEDICAL RESIDENT AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT  STUDENT
IN  THE  STATE  AS PART OF THE ORIENTATION PROGRAMS CONDUCTED BY MEDICAL
SCHOOLS, MEDICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAMS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAMS.
  (B)  EVERY  PHYSICIAN,  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT,  SPECIALIST   ASSISTANT,
MEDICAL  STUDENT,  MEDICAL RESIDENT AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDENT MUST
PROVIDE TO THE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTATION DEMONSTRATING THE COMPLETION  OF
AND COMPETENCE IN THE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVISION
(A)  OF  THIS  SECTION, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT PHYSICIANS SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (F) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED  FIVE-K  OF  THIS  CHAPTER SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE SUCH
DOCUMENTATION TO THE DEPARTMENT.
  (C) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION  FROM  THE  REQUIREMENTS
IMPOSED  BY  SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION TO ANYONE WHO REQUESTS SUCH
AN EXEMPTION AND WHO (I) CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES TO THE DEPARTMENT'S SATIS-

A10380A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §239-c, Pub Health L; add §6505-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3864

A10380A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires every physician, physician assistant, specialist assistant, registered nurse and licensed practical nurse to complete course work or training regarding human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted infections testing and the elements of sexual health including sexual orientation and gender identity.

A10380A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10380--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to providing course work and training in HIV and STI testing

  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
239-c to read as follows:
  § 239-C. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN HIV AND STI TESTING PRACTICES. (A)
EVERY PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT AND SPECIALIST ASSISTANT PRACTICING
IN THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND
EVERY FOUR YEARS THEREAFTER, COMPLETE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING, APPROPRI-
ATE TO THE PROFESSIONAL'S PRACTICE, APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING
HUMAN  IMMUNODEFICIENCY  VIRUS (HIV) AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS
(STI) TESTING, AND THE ELEMENTS OF SEXUAL HEALTH INCLUDING SEXUAL ORIEN-
TATION AND GENDER IDENTITY. SUCH TRAINING SHALL INCLUDE  BEST  PRACTICES
FOR DISCUSSING ROUTES AND RISKS OF HIV AND STI TRANSMISSION, ADVISING AS
TO THE BENEFITS OF TESTING, THE CONCEPT OF INFORMED CONSENT, AND WORKING
WITH  ALLIED  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS AND TRAINED PEER HEALTH EDUCATORS TO
FACILITATE TESTING UPON CONSENT. THE TRAININGS  SHALL  BE  CONDUCTED  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH  REGULATORY  STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN
CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO FACILITATE THE TESTING
OF HIV AND STIS IN THE COURSE OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. SUCH COURSE WORK
OR TRAINING SHALL ALSO BE COMPLETED BY EVERY  MEDICAL  STUDENT,  MEDICAL
RESIDENT  AND  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  STUDENT IN THE STATE AS PART OF THE
ORIENTATION PROGRAMS CONDUCTED BY  MEDICAL  SCHOOLS,  MEDICAL  RESIDENCY
PROGRAMS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAMS.
  (B)   EVERY  PHYSICIAN,  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT,  SPECIALIST  ASSISTANT,
MEDICAL STUDENT, MEDICAL RESIDENT AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT  STUDENT  MUST
PROVIDE  TO THE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTATION DEMONSTRATING THE COMPLETION OF
AND COMPETENCE IN THE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVISION
(A) OF THIS SECTION, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT PHYSICIANS  SUBJECT  TO  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  PARAGRAPH (F) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets