assembly Bill A973

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 02, 2019 print number 973a
Apr 02, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Jan 14, 2019 referred to health

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A973 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3899
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6702, S4779
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611

A973 - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A973 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   973

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE, L. ROSEN-
  THAL, STECK, BRONSON, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  HEVESI,
  PERRY,  RICHARDSON,  SIMON,  WRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing  medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section 1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
ter  878 of the laws of 1980, the section heading and subdivisions 1 and
2 as amended by section 35 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of  2013,
is amended to read as follows:
  § 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; CARE AND treatment [by licensed
physician  or  staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions]; CONSENT BY
MINORS. 1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or, in a  hospi-
tal,  a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diagnose, treat
or prescribe for a person who is infected with  a  sexually  transmitted
disease,  or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmit-
ted disease, or dispense or sell a drug,  medicine  or  remedy  for  the
treatment  of  such  person  except  on prescription of a [duly licensed
physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2. (A) A [licensed physician, or in a  hospital,  a  staff  physician]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT FOR
A  SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED  DISEASE for a person under the age of [twenty-
one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of the  parents  or
[guardian]  GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected with
a sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with  a
sexually transmitted disease.
  (B)  A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER MAY PROVIDE HEALTH CARE RELATED TO THE
PREVENTION OF A SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASE, INCLUDING  ADMINISTERING

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

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A973A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3899
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2305, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6702, S4779
2011-2012: A343, S384
2013-2014: A497, S3134
2015-2016: A1528, S2712
2017-2018: A2469, S5611

A973A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases to minors without a parent's or guardian's consent; provides definition for health care practitioner.

A973A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 973--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE, L. ROSEN-
  THAL, STECK, BRONSON, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  HEVESI,
  PERRY,  RICHARDSON,  SIMON,  WRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing medical
  care to minors for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent's or
  guardian's consent

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

  Section  1. Section 2305 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 878 of the laws of 1980, the section heading and subdivisions 1  and
2  as amended by section 35 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013,
is amended to read as follows:
  § 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; CARE AND treatment [by licensed
physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions];  CONSENT  BY
MINORS.  1. No person, other than a [licensed physician, or, in a hospi-
tal, a staff physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER, shall diagnose,  treat
or  prescribe  for  a person who is infected with a sexually transmitted
disease, or who has been exposed to infection with a sexually  transmit-
ted  disease,  or  dispense  or  sell a drug, medicine or remedy for the
treatment of such person except on  prescription  of  a  [duly  licensed
physician] HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.
  2.  (A)  A  [licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician,]
HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER may diagnose, treat or prescribe TREATMENT  FOR
A  SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED  DISEASE for a person under the age of [twenty-
one] EIGHTEEN years without the consent or knowledge of the  parents  or
[guardian]  GUARDIANS of said person, where such person is infected with
a sexually transmitted disease, or has been exposed to infection with  a
sexually transmitted disease.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00631-02-9

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