|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 01, 2019||signed chap.140|
|Jul 31, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Mar 20, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.224
substituted for s1819
|Mar 20, 2019||substituted by a3276|
|Mar 07, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 06, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 05, 2019||1st report cal.224|
|Feb 11, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 06, 2019||committee discharged and committed to women's issues|
|Jan 16, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1819Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A3276 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S1819 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1819 (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.
S1819 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1819 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to maternal mortality review boards and the maternal mortality and morbidity advisory council PURPOSE: To amend the Public Health Law, in relation to establishing the Maternal Mortality Review Board for the purposes of reviewing maternal mortality and morbidity. The Board shall assess the cause of death and factors leading, to death and preventability for each maternal death reviewed, and to develop strategies for reducing the risk of maternal mortality. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill establishes the legislative findings and intent of the bill.
S1819 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1819 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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 mortality review board, are a matter of state concern and an important exercise of the legislature's constitutional mandate to protect the public health. § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2509 to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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