assembly Bill A484

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to informational materials concerning menstrual disorders

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.534
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1454
substituted for s6368
May 20, 2019 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.318
May 14, 2019 reported
Apr 30, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A484 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6368
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §268, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10763, S8543

A484 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to develop informational materials concerning menstrual disorders for distribution in schools and to patients.

A484 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   484

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  informational
  materials concerning menstrual disorders

  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
268 to read as follows:
  §   268.   INFORMATIONAL  MATERIALS  CONCERNING  MENSTRUAL  DISORDERS.
SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, SHALL CREATE AGE SPECIFIC INFORMATIONAL MATE-
RIALS  TO  BE PROVIDED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS
UPON REQUEST TO DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS AND PATIENTS EDUCATING THEM ABOUT
MENSTRUAL DISORDERS AND THEIR SYMPTOMS. THE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
BE NOT LIMITED TO:
  1. THE TIMING, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS;
  2. THE IMPORTANCE OF MENSTRUAL HEALTH AND ITS IMPACTS ON  ONE'S  PHYS-
ICAL, EMOTIONAL, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC LIFE;
  3. BASIC STATISTICS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL DISORDERS;
  4. BEST PRACTICES ON HOW TO BE ONE'S OWN HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE; AND
  5.  BASIC  TREATMENT  OPTIONS  FOR  ENDOMETRIOSIS  AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS, AS WELL AS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FOLLOW-UP CARE FROM A  HEALTH-
CARE PROVIDER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02164-01-9