senate Bill S6965

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring that information be made available to parents regarding window blind safety

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  • 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
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.66
delivered to governor
Feb 25, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.410
substituted for a9524
Jan 21, 2020 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.44
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6965 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9524
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-j, rpld §2803-j sub 1-e, add §2509-a, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.4181 & A.3840)

S6965 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that information be made available to parents regarding window blind safety.

S6965 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6965 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6965

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

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  requiring  that
  information  be made available to parents regarding window blind safe-
  ty; and to repeal certain provisions of such law related thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 2803-j of the public health law,
as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the public  health
law  relating to requiring that information be made available to parents
regarding window blind safety, as proposed in legislative bills  numbers
S. 4181 and A. 3840, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The commissioner shall require that every hospital and birth center
shall  prepare in printed or photocopied form and distribute at the time
of pre-booking directly to each prospective maternity patient and,  upon
request,  to  the  general public an informational leaflet. Such leaflet
shall be designed by the commissioner  and  shall  contain  brief  defi-
nitions  of  maternity  related procedures and practices as specified in
subdivision two of this section and such other material as deemed appro-
priate by the commissioner. Hospitals and birth centers may  also  elect
to  distribute  additional explanatory material along with the maternity
patients informational leaflet. The commissioner shall make the informa-
tion contained in the leaflet available on the department's website [and
shall cause a sufficient number of leaflets to be printed or photocopied
to allow each pediatric primary care provider in the  state  to  provide
the leaflet to parents at a child's six month appointment].
  §  2.  Subdivision  1-e of section 2803-j of the public health law, as
added by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the public  health  law
relating  to  requiring  that  information  be made available to parents
regarding window blind safety, as proposed in legislative bills  numbers
S. 4181 and A. 3840, is REPEALED.
  §  3.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2509-a
to read as follows:

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

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