senate Bill S2593

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the continuity of family planning services in the state

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1420
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 28, 2019 referred to health

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S2593 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5686
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2827, Pub Health L; add §367-w, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8294

S2593 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the continuity of family planning services in the state; establishes a family planning program in the department of health to ensure the continuity of family planning services in the state; covers family planning providers who lost eligibility for federal funding under Title X of the Federal Public Health Service Act.

S2593 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2593 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2593

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the social  services  law,  in
  relation to the continuity of family planning services in the state

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2827 to read as follows:
  §  2827.  FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM. 1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "FAMILY PLANNING PROVIDERS" MEANS PROVIDERS OF SERVICES:
  (I) FUNDED UNDER TITLE X OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE  ACT  AS
OF DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN; AND
  (II) THAT LOST ELIGIBILITY FOR TITLE X FUNDING;
  (B)  "FAMILY  PLANNING SERVICES" MEANS SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER TITLE X
OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT AS  OF  DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN; AND
  (C) "PROGRAM" MEANS THE FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS
SECTION.
  2.  THERE  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A FAMILY PLANNING
PROGRAM TO ENSURE THE CONTINUITY OF  FAMILY  PLANNING  SERVICES  IN  THE
STATE. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS
WHO  ARE  ELIGIBLE  FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES THROUGH FAMILY PLANNING
PROVIDERS THAT MEET PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT MAY ADOPT REGULATIONS  TO  IMPLEMENT  THIS  SECTION,
INCLUDING  REGULATIONS  ESTABLISHING  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  FAMILY PLANNING
PROVIDERS THAT ARE  THE  SAME  AS  THE  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  PROVIDERS  OF
SERVICES UNDER TITLE X OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT.
  4.  FUNDING USED TO SUPPORT FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES UNDER THE PROGRAM
SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO ANY FUNDING APPLIED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  BEFORE
DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN,  TO  THE MAINTENANCE OF

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

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