assembly Bill A2345

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to lactation counseling services

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Current Bill Status Via S3387 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.333
substituted for a2345
May 20, 2019 substituted by s3387
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.333
May 14, 2019 reported
Feb 04, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 22, 2019 referred to health

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A2345 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3387
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8788, S6727

A2345 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes lactation counseling services without a referral from a physician, registered physician assistant, registered nurse practitioner, or licensed midwife.

A2345 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2345

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SOLAGES, NORRIS, MORINELLO, GOTTFRIED, ARROYO,
  WILLIAMS, GLICK, DICKENS, D'URSO,  JAFFEE,  CRESPO,  HYNDMAN,  BARRON,
  LAVINE,  L. ROSENTHAL,  BLAKE, RIVERA, SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. COOK, EPSTEIN, SIMON -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Health

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to lactation coun-
  seling services

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (x)  of  subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the
social services law, as added by section 6 of part D of  chapter  56  of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (x)(I) lactation counseling services for pregnant and postpartum women
[when  such  services  are  ordered by a physician, registered physician
assistant, registered  nurse  practitioner,  or  licensed  midwife  and]
provided   by   a  [certified]  QUALIFIED  lactation  [consultant]  CARE
PROVIDER, as determined by the commissioner of health; provided,  howev-
er,  that  the provisions of this paragraph shall not take effect unless
all necessary approvals under  federal  law  and  regulation  have  been
obtained  to  receive  federal  financial  participation in the costs of
health care services provided pursuant to  this  paragraph.  Nothing  in
this paragraph shall be construed to modify any licensure, certification
or scope of practice provision under title eight of the education law.
  (II)  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (1) "QUALIFIED LACTATION  CARE  PROVIDER"  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON  WHO
POSSESSES  CURRENT  CERTIFICATION  AS  A  LACTATION CARE PROVIDER FROM A
CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED  ACCREDITING
AGENCY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04950-01-9

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