|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to health|
assembly Bill A1141
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A1141 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1141 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1141 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the infant recovery centers pilot program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 1 of article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding a new section 2509 to read as follows: § 2509. INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM. THERE SHALL BE ESTAB- LISHED AN INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM WHEREBY THE COMMISSION- ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST FOUR INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS IN AREAS OF NEED IN THE STATE. SUCH CENTERS SHALL PROVIDE COST EFFECTIVE, NECES- SARY SERVICES AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR TARGETED POPULATIONS IN ORDER TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SUCH PROGRAM. ELIGIBLE INFANTS SHALL BE UNDER ONE YEAR OF AGE AND SUFFER FROM WITHDRAWAL RESULTING FROM IN UTERO EXPOSURE TO DRUGS. SUCH INFANT WITHDRAWAL MAY BE THE RESULT OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEONATAL ABSTI- NENCE SYNDROME. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE MORE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS AND COST EFFECTIVE CARE FOR THESE INFANTS THAN HOSPITALS, WHILE ALSO PROVID- ING SUPPORTS AND SERVICES TO PARENTS PREPARING TO BRING THEIR INFANTS HOME. ACCESS TO SUCH SUPPORTS SHALL CONTINUE FOR A PERIOD AFTER THE INFANT HAS LEFT A CENTER. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING THE QUALITY, APPRO- PRIATENESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CENTERS AND SHALL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS AND AGAIN WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION ON THE PROGRAM'S EFFECTIVENESS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed repealed 4 years after such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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