assembly Bill A9044

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the health department's review of correctional health services

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Jan 28, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 10, 2020 referred to health

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A9044 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7522
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6386, S4964

A9044 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the health department's review of correctional health services by including a biennial study of health care staffing at facilities operated by the department of corrections and community supervision.

A9044 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9044

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, L. ROSENTHAL, ORTIZ, SIMON,
  DICKENS,  ARROYO,  JAFFEE,  D'URSO,  DE LA ROSA,   ABINANTI,   LAVINE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, MOSLEY, AUBRY, WRIGHT, PICHARDO, STECK, COOK, WALLACE,
  WILLIAMS,   DAVILA,  BICHOTTE,  TAYLOR,  NIOU,  SEAWRIGHT,  McDONOUGH,
  MONTESANO, BARRON, FERNANDEZ, SAYEGH, DARLING -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. CRESPO, CROUCH, DeSTEFANO -- read once and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to expanding health
  department review of correctional health services

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 26 of section 206 of the public health law, as
amended by section 127-t of subpart B of part C of  chapter  62  of  the
laws  of 2011, is amended and a new subdivision 26-a is added to read as
follows:
  26. (A) The commissioner [is hereby authorized and  directed  to],  IN
CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS IN
RELATION  TO  SUBPARAGRAPH  (VIII)  OF  THIS PARAGRAPH, SHALL review any
policy or practice instituted in facilities operated by  the  department
of  corrections and community supervision, and in all local correctional
facilities, as defined in subdivision sixteen  of  section  two  of  the
correction law, regarding:
  (I) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)[,] AND acquired immunodeficien-
cy  syndrome  (AIDS), [and] INCLUDING THE PREVENTION AND TRANSMISSION OF
HIV AND THE TREATMENT OF AIDS;
  (II) hepatitis C (HCV) including the prevention of the transmission of
[HIV and HCV and the treatment of AIDS, HIV and] HCV [among inmates];
  (III) WOMEN'S HEALTH;
  (IV) TRANSGENDER HEALTH;
  (V) CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  ASTHMA,
DIABETES, AND HEART DISEASE;
  (VI) HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS FIFTY YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03805-05-0