assembly Bill A5502A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts "Shannon's law"

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Current Bill Status Via S3852 - 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
Aug 02, 2019 signed chap.143
Jul 30, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.268
substituted for a5502a
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s3852a
Jun 13, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.268
rules report cal.268
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2019 print number 5502a
Jun 05, 2019 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 21, 2019 reported referred to codes
Feb 13, 2019 referred to insurance

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A5502 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3852
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6731, S6586

A5502 - Summary

Enacts "Shannon's law"; relates to requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammograms for breast cancer screening for covered persons aged thirty-five and older.

A5502 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5502

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, COOK, WALKER, COLTON, JAFFEE, HYND-
  MAN, DICKENS, ZEBROWSKI, SIMON, D'URSO, ROZIC, ABINANTI, BLAKE,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  M. L. MILLER,  PALUMBO, WRIGHT, JOYNER, BRABENEC, GARBARINO --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  enacting  "Shannon's
  Law"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Shannon's Law".
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (i) of section
3216 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (A)  Every  policy  that  provides  coverage for hospital, surgical or
medical care  shall  provide  the  following  coverage  for  mammography
screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i)  upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, which may be
provided by breast tomosynthesis, at any age for covered persons  having
a  prior  history  of  breast cancer or who have a first degree relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii) a single baseline mammogram, which  may  be  provided  by  breast
tomosynthesis, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; [and]
  (iii)  UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF A PHYSICIAN, AN ANNUAL MAMMOGRAM FOR
COVERED PERSONS AGED THIRTY-FIVE THROUGH THIRTY-NINE, INCLUSIVE; AND
  (IV) an annual mammogram, which may be provided by breast  tomosynthe-
sis, for covered persons aged forty and older.
  §  3.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section
3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:

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

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A5502A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3852
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3221 & 4303, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6731, S6586

A5502A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Shannon's law"; relates to requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammograms for breast cancer screening for covered persons aged thirty-five and older.

A5502A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5502--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, COOK, WALKER, COLTON, JAFFEE, HYND-
  MAN, DICKENS, ZEBROWSKI, SIMON, D'URSO, ROZIC, ABINANTI, BLAKE,  McDO-
  NOUGH,  M. L. MILLER,  PALUMBO,  WRIGHT,  JOYNER, BRABENEC, GARBARINO,
  LiPETRI, TITUS, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. THIELE --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Insurance -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Codes -- reported  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  enacting  "Shannon's
  Law"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Shannon's Law".
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (A)  of paragraph 11 of subsection (l) of section
3221 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter  414  of  the  laws  of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (A)  Every  insurer  delivering a group or blanket policy or issuing a
group or blanket policy for delivery in this state that provides  cover-
age  for  hospital, surgical or medical care shall provide the following
coverage for mammography screening for occult breast cancer:
  (i) upon the recommendation of a physician, a mammogram, which may  be
provided  by breast tomosynthesis, at any age for covered persons having
a prior history of breast cancer or who have  a  first  degree  relative
with a prior history of breast cancer;
  (ii)  a  single  baseline  mammogram,  which may be provided by breast
tomosynthesis, for covered persons aged thirty-five through thirty-nine,
inclusive; [and]
  (iii) an annual mammogram, which may be provided by breast tomosynthe-
sis, for covered persons aged forty and older[.]; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09044-03-9