assembly Bill A1127

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jan 29, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 14, 2019 referred to health

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A1127 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1072
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 2803 & 206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9675
2021-2022: A168, S4538

A1127 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities.

A1127 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1127

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, ORTIZ, SIMON, DICKENS, ARROYO,
  JAFFEE,  D'URSO, DE LA ROSA, ABINANTI, LAVINE, PEOPLES-STOKES, MOSLEY,
  AUBRY, WRIGHT,  PICHARDO,  STECK,  COOK,  WALLACE,  WILLIAMS,  DAVILA,
  BICHOTTE,  TAYLOR,  NIOU,  MONTESANO, BARRON, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M.  of A. CRESPO, CROUCH -- read once and referred to  the
  Committee on Health

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to health facilities
  and services in correctional facilities

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law, as
amended by section 1 of subpart B of part S of chapter 57 of the laws of
2018, is amended to read as follows:
  1. "Hospital" means a facility or institution engaged  principally  in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case  of  a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or, in the
case of a midwifery birth center, of  a  midwife,  for  the  prevention,
diagnosis  or  treatment  of  human  disease, pain, injury, deformity or
physical condition, including, but not limited to, a  general  hospital,
public  health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental clin-
ic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility  used
solely  for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis hospi-
tal, chronic  disease  hospital,  maternity  hospital,  midwifery  birth
center,  lying-in-asylum,  out-patient  department,  out-patient  lodge,
dispensary, CORRECTIONAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY  and  a  laboratory  or
central  service facility serving one or more such institutions, but the
term hospital shall not include  an  institution,  sanitarium  or  other
facility  engaged  principally in providing services for the prevention,
diagnosis or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to  the
powers  of  visitation, examination, inspection and investigation of the
department of mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of  such  a

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