assembly Bill A10494A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.328
rules report cal.328
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 17, 2020 print number 10494a
Jul 17, 2020 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jul 13, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
May 22, 2020 referred to health

A10494 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8123
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A737, S1620

A10494 - Summary

Permits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such information shall be afforded confidentiality protection.

A10494 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10494
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 22, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Gottfried)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT permitting any uninsured individual to receive  free  coronavirus
   disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision to the  contrary,  any  unin-
 sured individual, regardless of immigration status shall be eligible for
 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing at no cost.  All information
 collected  pursuant  to  this  act shall be confidential as provided for
 under state, federal or any other applicable law related to  the  confi-
 dential  treatment  of patient and medical data. Access to such informa-
 tion shall be limited and used only to the extent that  the  information
 is necessary to protect public health.
   §  2.  Necessary funding to provide testing pursuant to section one of
 this act shall come from existing resources, federal funds and appropri-
 ations from the general fund.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15976-03-0


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A10494A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8123
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A737, S1620

A10494A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such information shall be afforded confidentiality protection.

A10494A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10494--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 22, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Gottfried)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health --  reported  and
   referred  to  the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
   committee
 
 AN  ACT  permitting any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus
   disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any provision to the contrary, any unin-
 sured individual, regardless of immigration status shall be eligible for
 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing at no cost.  All information
 collected pursuant to this act shall be  confidential  as  provided  for
 under  state,  federal or any other applicable law related to the confi-
 dential treatment of patient and medical data. Access to  such  informa-
 tion  shall  be limited and used only to the extent that the information
 is necessary to protect public health.
   § 2. Funding, within available appropriations, shall be  provided  for
 testing pursuant to section one of this act.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15976-04-0