senate Bill S1969

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of the administration of children's services to obtain an order of consent before allowing experimental drug testing on certain children

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.894
Jan 18, 2019 referred to cities

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Cities committee Vote

S1969
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S1969 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8573
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §617, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6481
2017-2018: S4095

S1969 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York city commissioner of the administration of children's services to obtain an order of consent from the court before allowing experimental drug testing on children under the care and/or control of the administration of children's services.

S1969 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1969 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1969

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation  to  experimental
  medical testing of children

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

  Section 1. Section 617 of the New York  city  charter  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:
  D.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A COURT ORDER, EXCEPT IN  EMER-
GENCY OR LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS, GRANTING THE COMMISSIONER AUTHORI-
TY  TO  CONSENT  TO  EXPERIMENTAL  MEDICAL TESTING ON BEHALF OF CHILDREN
UNDER THE CARE  AND/OR  CONTROL  OF  THE  ADMINISTRATION  OF  CHILDREN'S
SERVICES.  THE  COURT, IN GRANTING SUCH ORDER OF CONSENT, SHALL CONSIDER
WHETHER THE EXPERIMENTAL MEDICAL TESTING: (1) POSES A  MINIMAL  RISK  TO
THE  CHILD UNDERGOING SUCH TESTING; AND (2) IF THERE IS A DIRECT BENEFIT
TO THE CHILD UNDERGOING SUCH TESTING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06141-01-9

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