|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 29, 2019||referred to health|
assembly Bill A3513
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A3513 (ACTIVE) - Details
A3513 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3513 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to donation of blood by patients with a history of Lyme or tick-borne illnesses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3121 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. (A) THE COUNCIL SHALL REVIEW ALL CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND GUID- ANCE REGARDING THE DONATION OF BLOOD BY PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF LYME OR TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) HUMAN ANAPLASMOSIS; (II) BABESIOSIS; (III) HUMAN EHRLICHIOSIS; (IV) ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER; (V) POWASSAN VIRUS; (VI) SOUTHERN TICK-ASSOCIATED RASH ILLNESS; AND (VII) OTHER RELATED ILLNESSES AND CO-INFECTIONS. (B) (I) THE COUNCIL SHALL, WITHIN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ISSUE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMISSIONER REGARDING THE COLLECTION, TESTING, AND DISTRIBUTION OF BLOOD DONATIONS WITH LYME AND TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES PRESENT OR REPORTED IN A PATIENT HISTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (1) CONSIDERATIONS OF THE CURRENT STATE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH; AND (2) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT MORATORIUMS ON THE COLLECTION OF BLOOD WITH LYME AND TICK-BORNE RELATED ILLNESSES PRESENT. (II) UPON IMMEDIATE RECEIPT OF SUCH RECOMMENDATION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF SUCH TO THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06812-01-9
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