senate Bill S6678A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to posting information on patients' reporting rights regarding professional misconduct involving sexual harassment and assault

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7991 - 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
Oct 07, 2020 signed chap.203
Sep 25, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.485
substituted for s6678a
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by a7991a
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.485
Feb 12, 2020 print number 6678a
Feb 12, 2020 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Aug 30, 2019 referred to rules

S6678 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7991
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §230, Pub Health L

S6678 - Summary

Requires the office of professional medical conduct to post on its website information on patients' reporting rights regarding professional misconduct involving sexual harassment and assault; requires physicians' practice settings to post signage directing their patients to the office of professional medical conduct's website for information about their rights and how to report professional misconduct.

S6678 - Sponsor Memo

S6678 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6678

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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  posting  informa-
  tion  on  patients' reporting rights regarding professional misconduct
  involving sexual harassment and assault

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 11 of section 230 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) THE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL  CONDUCT  SHALL  POST  ON  ITS
WEBSITE INFORMATION ON PATIENTS' RIGHTS AND REPORTING OPTIONS UNDER THIS
SUBDIVISION  REGARDING PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT, WHICH SHALL SPECIFICALLY
INCLUDE INFORMATION ON REPORTING INSTANCES OF MISCONDUCT INVOLVING SEXU-
AL HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT.   ALL DOCTOR'S  OFFICES  SHALL  CONSPICUOUSLY
POST  SIGNAGE, VISIBLE TO THEIR PATIENTS, DIRECTING SUCH PATIENTS TO THE
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT'S WEBSITE FOR  INFORMATION  ABOUT
THEIR RIGHTS AND HOW TO REPORT PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13002-02-9

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S6678A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7991
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §230, Pub Health L

S6678A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of professional medical conduct to post on its website information on patients' reporting rights regarding professional misconduct involving sexual harassment and assault; requires physicians' practice settings to post signage directing their patients to the office of professional medical conduct's website for information about their rights and how to report professional misconduct.

S6678A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6678A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6678--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to posting informa-
  tion on patients' reporting rights regarding  professional  misconduct
  involving sexual harassment and assault

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 230 of the public health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL  CONDUCT SHALL POST ON ITS
WEBSITE INFORMATION ON PATIENTS' RIGHTS AND REPORTING OPTIONS UNDER THIS
SUBDIVISION REGARDING PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT, WHICH SHALL  SPECIFICALLY
INCLUDE INFORMATION ON REPORTING INSTANCES OF MISCONDUCT INVOLVING SEXU-
AL  HARASSMENT  AND  ASSAULT.    ALL PHYSICIANS' PRACTICE SETTINGS SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY POST SIGNAGE, VISIBLE TO THEIR  PATIENTS,  DIRECTING  SUCH
PATIENTS  TO  THE  OFFICE  OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT'S WEBSITE FOR
INFORMATION ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS AND HOW TO  REPORT  PROFESSIONAL  MISCON-
DUCT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13002-04-0

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