senate Bill S6529

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the maternal mortality review board

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Current Bill Status - 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 01, 2019 signed chap.142
Jul 30, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.569
substituted for a8338
Jun 19, 2019 referred to ways and means
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1653
Jun 14, 2019 referred to rules

S6529 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2509, Pub Health L (as proposed in A.3276 & S.1819)

S6529 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the makeup and structure of the maternal mortality review board.

S6529 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6529 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  the  maternal
  mortality review board


  Section 1. Section 2509 of the public health law, as added by a  chap-
ter  of  the  laws  of  2019, amending the public health law relating to
maternal mortality review boards and the maternal mortality and morbidi-
ty advisory council, as proposed in legislative bills numbers A.3276 and
S.1819, is amended to read as follows:
  § 2509. Maternal mortality review board. 1. (a) There is hereby estab-
lished in the department the maternal mortality  review  board  for  the
purpose of reviewing maternal deaths and maternal morbidity and develop-
ing  and  disseminating findings, recommendations, and best practices to
contribute to the prevention of maternal mortality and morbidity.    The
board  shall  assess  the  cause  of death, factors leading to death and
preventability for each maternal death reviewed and, in  the  discretion
of  the board, cases of severe maternal morbidity, and shall develop and
disseminate strategies for reducing the risk of maternal  mortality  and
morbidity,  including  risk  resulting  from  racial, economic, or other
disparities.  The commissioner may delegate  the  authority  to  conduct
maternal mortality reviews.
  (b)  The commissioner may enter into an agreement with the city of New
York providing:
  (i) that the functions of the state board relating to maternal  deaths
and  severe  maternal  morbidity  occurring  within the city of New York
shall be conducted by the city board;
  (ii) the city board shall provide to the state board  the  results  of
its  reviews,  relevant information in the possession of the city board,
and the recommendations of the city board; and

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


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