Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 11, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8898
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8898 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8898 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Defines medical needs for essential electricity as including but not limited to, apnea monitors for infants, cuirass respirators, hemodialysis machines, IV feeding machines, IV medical infusion machines, oxygen concentrators, positive pressure respirators, respirator/ventilators, rocking bed respirators, suction machines, tank type respirators, as well as any medical equipment or equipment necessary for an individual whose diagnosis is likely to be significantly triggered or significantly exacerbated by a continued loss of power that will adversely impact that individual's health.
2019-S8898 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8898 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to defining medical needs for essential electricity PURPOSE: This legislation would add a definition of medically necessary machines that qualify individuals for documentation as needing essential elec- tricity for their medical needs. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public service law to define customers who need essential electric- ity for medical needs. This definition includes but is not limited to apnea monitors for, curiass respirators, hemodialysis machines, IV feed- ing machines, IN medical infusion machines, oxygen concentrators, posi-
2019-S8898 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8898 I N S E N A T E August 11, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to defining medical needs for essential electricity THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public service law, as added by section 4 of part X of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (iii) identification of and outreach plans to customers who had docu- mented their need for essential electricity for medical needs, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, APNEA MONITORS FOR INFANTS, CUIRASS RESPIRATORS, HEMODIALYSIS MACHINES, IV FEEDING MACHINES, IV MEDICAL INFUSION MACHINES, OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS, POSITIVE PRESSURE RESPIRATORS, RESPIRATOR/VENTILATORS, ROCKING BED RESPIRATORS, SUCTION MACHINES, TANK TYPE RESPIRATORS, AS WELL AS ANY MEDICAL EQUIPMENT OR EQUIPMENT NECES- SARY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE DIAGNOSIS IS LIKELY TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY TRIGGERED OR SIGNIFICANTLY EXACERBATED BY A CONTINUED LOSS OF POWER THAT WILL ADVERSELY IMPACT THAT INDIVIDUAL'S HEALTH; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD17102-02-0
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