senate Bill S3387

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to lactation counseling services

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.333
substituted for a2345
Mar 18, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 11, 2019 1st report cal.244
Feb 07, 2019 committee discharged and committed to women's issues
Feb 06, 2019 referred to health

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S3387 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2345
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6727, A8788

S3387 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes lactation counseling services without a referral from a physician, registered physician assistant, registered nurse practitioner, or licensed midwife.

S3387 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3387 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3387

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KAPLAN, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to lactation  coun-
  seling services

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (x) of subdivision 2  of  section  365-a  of  the
social  services  law,  as added by section 6 of part D of chapter 56 of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (x)(I) lactation counseling services for pregnant and postpartum women
[when such services are ordered by  a  physician,  registered  physician
assistant,  registered  nurse  practitioner,  or  licensed  midwife and]
provided  by  a  [certified]  QUALIFIED  lactation   [consultant]   CARE
PROVIDER,  as determined by the commissioner of health; provided, howev-
er, that the provisions of this paragraph shall not take  effect  unless
all  necessary  approvals  under  federal  law  and regulation have been
obtained to receive federal financial  participation  in  the  costs  of
health  care  services  provided  pursuant to this paragraph. Nothing in
this paragraph shall be construed to modify any licensure, certification
or scope of practice provision under title eight of the education law.
  (II) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (1)  "QUALIFIED  LACTATION  CARE  PROVIDER"  SHALL  MEAN  A PERSON WHO
POSSESSES CURRENT CERTIFICATION AS A  LACTATION  CARE  PROVIDER  FROM  A
CERTIFICATION  PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ACCREDITING
AGENCY.
  (2) "NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ACCREDITING AGENCY" SHALL MEAN A NATIONALLY
RECOGNIZED ACCREDITING AGENCY DESIGNATED BY THE  COMMISSIONER;  PROVIDED
THAT THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DESIGNATE MORE THAN ONE AGENCY.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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

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