assembly Bill A3276

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing maternal mortality review boards and the maternal mortality and morbidity advisory council

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.224
substituted for s1819
referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.64
Feb 11, 2019 reported
reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Jan 29, 2019 referred to health

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A3276 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1819
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2509, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10346, S8907

A3276 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes state and New York city maternal mortality review boards and the maternal mortality and morbidity advisory council for the purpose of reviewing maternal deaths and maternal morbidity and developing and disseminating findings, recommendations, and best practices to contribute to the prevention of maternal mortality and morbidity.

A3276 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3276

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. JOYNER, GOTTFRIED, JEAN-PIERRE, L. ROSENTHAL,
  THIELE, OTIS, BRONSON, HUNTER, ABINANTI,  HEVESI,  FAHY,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  SIMON,   BICHOTTE,   SEAWRIGHT,   BARRON,   TAYLOR,   ARROYO,   GALEF,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  RA,  FERNANDEZ,  RIVERA,  WRIGHT,  DICKENS,   D'URSO,
  JAFFEE,  LAVINE,  SOLAGES,  BARRETT,  EPSTEIN,  DAVILA,  LIFTON, NIOU,
  ROZIC, MONTESANO, COOK, GLICK, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, STERN -- read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to maternal mortality
  review  boards and the maternal mortality and morbidity advisory coun-
  cil

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature finds that
maternal  mortality and morbidity is a serious public health concern and
has a serious family and societal impact. New York state has  among  the
highest  maternal  mortality rates in the country and racial disparities
remain significant. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention
has  determined that a regular process for professional, multi-discipli-
nary, confidential review of all maternal deaths can help  identify  the
causes  of  maternal  mortality, and those findings can lead to clinical
and social change that can help prevent maternal mortality. The same  is
true  for  severe  maternal  morbidity.  Confidentiality is important to
ensure that full information is made available in the review process  to
maximize protection of maternal health.
  Section  3  of  article  17  of  the  state  constitution states: "The
protection and promotion of the health of the inhabitants of  the  state
are  matters  of  public concern and provision therefor shall be made by
the state and by such of its subdivisions and in  such  manner,  and  by
such  means  as  the legislature shall from time to time determine." The
legislature finds that the creation of a state maternal mortality review
board, and recognition and protection of a city  of  New  York  maternal

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

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