assembly Bill A230

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits emergency service providers from selling patient health information without written consent

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2019 signed chap.358
Oct 01, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1306
substituted for s4119
May 29, 2019 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 23, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.369
May 21, 2019 reported
Jan 15, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A230 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4119
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3006-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8226, S6489
2017-2018: A328, S4372

A230 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits emergency service providers from selling patient health information without written consent.

A230 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   230

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, ABINANTI, ZEBROWSKI, COLTON, JAFFEE,
  STECK, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  CROUCH,  MONTESANO,
  O'DONNELL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the protection of
  private patient information by ambulance services

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
3006-a to read as follows:
  § 3006-A. PATIENT PRIVACY. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION IDENTIFYING
OR TENDING TO IDENTIFY A PATIENT.
  (B) "MARKETING" MEANS ADVERTISING, DETAILING, MARKETING, PROMOTION, OR
ANY OTHER ACTIVITY THAT IS INTENDED TO BE  USED  TO  INFLUENCE  BUSINESS
VOLUME, SALES OR MARKET SHARE OR EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MARKETING
PRACTICES  OR MARKETING PERSONNEL, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE BENEFICIARY
OF THE MARKETING IS A GOVERNMENTAL, FOR-PROFIT, OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ENTI-
TY.
  2. NO AMBULANCE SERVICE, ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT FIRST RESPONSE SERVICE,
OR  EMPLOYEE,  MEMBER  OR  AGENT THEREOF SHALL DISCLOSE, SELL, TRANSFER,
EXCHANGE, PROVIDE OR USE ANY INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION  TO  ANY
PERSON OR ENTITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF MARKETING.
  3.  NOTWITHSTANDING  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF THIS SECTION, AND SUBJECT TO
OTHERWISE APPLICABLE LAW, INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE:
  (A) DISCLOSED, SOLD, TRANSFERRED OR EXCHANGED TO:
  (I) THE PATIENT WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE  INFORMATION,  OR  A  PERSON
AUTHORIZED TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR THE PATIENT;
  (II)  A  HEALTH  CARE  PROVIDER  PROVIDING  CARE  OR  TREATMENT TO THE
PATIENT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH CARE OR TREATMENT; OR A HEALTH INFORMA-

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