senate Bill S6311

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the Commissioner of Health to conduct a study and issue a report examining the unmet health and resource needs facing pregnant women in New York and the impact of limited service pregnancy centers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Women Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to women's issues
Jun 04, 2019 referred to rules

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S6311 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8212
Law Section:
Public Health

S6311 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to conduct a study and issue a report examining the unmet health and resource needs facing pregnant women in New York and the impact of limited service pregnancy centers on the ability of women to obtain accurate, non-coercive health care information and timely access to a comprehensive range of reproductive and sexual health care services.

S6311 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6311 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6311
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 4, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT authorizing the commissioner of health to  conduct  a  study  and
   issue  a  report  examining the unmet health and resource needs facing
   pregnant women in New York and the impact of limited service pregnancy
   centers on the ability  of  women  to  obtain  accurate,  non-coercive
   health  care information and timely access to a comprehensive range of
   reproductive and sexual health care services
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Definition. As used in this act, "limited services preg-
 nancy center" means a facility or entity, including a  mobile  facility,
 the  primary  purpose of which is to provide services to clients who are
 or may be pregnant, that:
   1. (a) is not a health care facility licensed by the state of New York
 under article 28 of the public health law or articles 31 and 32  of  the
 mental hygiene law; or
   (b)  is  not  providing  services under the direction of a health care
 provider licensed under title 8 of the education law who is acting with-
 in his or her scope of practice; and
   2. fails to provide or refer  for  the  full  range  of  comprehensive
 reproductive  and  sexual  health  care  services  reimbursed  under the
 state's Medicaid program including, but not  limited  to  contraception,
 testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, abortion care,
 and prenatal care.
   §  2.  Authorization  of study and study scope. 1. The commissioner of
 health  (hereinafter  "the  commissioner")  is  hereby  authorized   and
 directed  to  conduct  a  study  and  issue a report examining the unmet
 health and resource needs facing pregnant women  in  New  York  and  the
 impact  of  limited service pregnancy centers on the ability of women to
 obtain accurate, non-coercive health care information and timely  access
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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