senate Bill S6368

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to informational materials concerning menstrual disorders

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Current Bill Status Via A484 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.534
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1454
substituted for s6368
Jun 17, 2019 substituted by a484
ordered to third reading cal.1454
Jun 06, 2019 referred to rules

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S6368 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A484
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §268, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8543, A10763

S6368 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to develop informational materials concerning menstrual disorders for distribution in schools and to patients.

S6368 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6368 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6368

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  informational
  materials concerning menstrual disorders

  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
268 to read as follows:
  §   268.   INFORMATIONAL  MATERIALS  CONCERNING  MENSTRUAL  DISORDERS.
SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, SHALL CREATE AGE SPECIFIC INFORMATIONAL MATE-
RIALS  TO  BE PROVIDED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS
UPON REQUEST TO DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS AND PATIENTS EDUCATING THEM ABOUT
MENSTRUAL DISORDERS AND THEIR SYMPTOMS. THE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
BE NOT LIMITED TO:
  1. THE TIMING, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS;
  2. THE IMPORTANCE OF MENSTRUAL HEALTH AND ITS IMPACTS ON  ONE'S  PHYS-
ICAL, EMOTIONAL, SOCIAL, AND ACADEMIC LIFE;
  3. BASIC STATISTICS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS AND OTHER MENSTRUAL DISORDERS;
  4. BEST PRACTICES ON HOW TO BE ONE'S OWN HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE; AND
  5.  BASIC  TREATMENT  OPTIONS  FOR  ENDOMETRIOSIS  AND OTHER MENSTRUAL
DISORDERS, AS WELL AS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FOLLOW-UP CARE FROM A  HEALTH-
CARE PROVIDER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02164-01-9

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