|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2020||referred to health|
senate Bill S8497
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
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S8497 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8497 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Repeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability that may result from treatment of individuals with COVID-19 under conditions resulting from circumstances associated with the public health emergency.
S8497 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8497 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to repeal article 30-d of the public health law relating to the emergency or disaster treatment protection act PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill repeals Article 30-D of the Public Health Law (colloquially known as the Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act) with the intent of holding health care facilities, administrators, and executives accountable for harm and damages incurred. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Public Health Law by repealing Article 30-D. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S8497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8497 I N S E N A T E June 6, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to repeal article 30-d of the public health law relating to the emergency or disaster treatment protection act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 30-d of the public health law is REPEALED. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16384-01-0
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