assembly Bill A10567A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent possible

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 27, 2020 signed chap.294
Nov 18, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1028
substituted for s8829
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.273
rules report cal.273
reported
Jul 20, 2020 print number 10567a
Jul 20, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jul 13, 2020 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2020 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A10567 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8829
Law Section:
Public Health

A10567 - Summary

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent possible.

A10567 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10567
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 3, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Jean-Pierre)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  require  that  COVID-19  contact tracers in the counties of
   Suffolk and Nassau be representative of the  cultural  and  linguistic
   diversity  of  the  communities  in  which  they serve to the greatest
   extent possible; and providing for the repeal of such provisions  upon
   the expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The Suffolk County department of health  services  and  any
 other Suffolk County agency, and any entity that hires persons after the
 effective  date  of  this  act  to perform contact tracing pertaining to
 COVID-19 infections within the county of Suffolk, shall, to the greatest
 extent possible, hire contact tracers  who  are  representative  of  the
 cultural  and  linguistic  diversity  of  the  communities in which they
 serve.
   § 2. The Suffolk County department of health services  shall  annually
 submit  a report on contact tracer worker diversity within the county of
 Suffolk including outreach efforts to recruit a diverse workforce to the
 governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker  of  the
 assembly beginning no later than December 31, 2020.
   § 3. The Nassau County department of health and any other Nassau Coun-
 ty agency, and any entity that hires persons after the effective date of
 this  act  to  perform contact tracing pertaining to COVID-19 infections
 within the county of Nassau, shall, to  the  greatest  extent  possible,
 hire contact tracers who are representative of the cultural and linguis-
 tic diversity of the communities in which they serve.
   §  4.  The  Nassau County department of health shall annually submit a
 report on contact tracer worker diversity within the  county  of  Nassau
 including  outreach efforts to recruit a diverse workforce to the gover-
 nor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assem-
 bly beginning no later than December 31, 2020.
   § 5. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed January 1, 2022.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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A10567A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8829
Law Section:
Public Health

A10567A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent possible.

A10567A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10567--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 3, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Jean-Pierre,
   Stern,  De La Rosa,  Dickens, Mosley, Simon) -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Health -- reported and referred to  the  Committee
   on  Rules  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT in relation to requiring that COVID-19 contact tracers be  repre-
   sentative  of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities
   in which they serve to the greatest extent possible; and providing for
   the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The department of health, a county department of health, or
 other  entity that hires persons after the effective date of this act to
 perform contact tracing pertaining to COVID-19 infections, except within
 a city with a population of one million or more, shall, to the  greatest
 extent  possible,  hire  contact  tracers  who are representative of the
 cultural and linguistic diversity  of  the  communities  in  which  they
 serve.
   §  2.  Each county department of health, except in a city with a popu-
 lation of one million or more, shall  compile  data  collected  by  each
 entity,  when  applicable,  and  post information on their website about
 contact tracer worker diversity  within  the  county.  Such  information
 shall be updated annually.
   §  3.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
 deemed repealed January 1, 2022.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16569-02-0