senate Bill S7304

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to membership on the public health and health planning council

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Current Bill Status Via A9530 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.423
substituted for s7304
Feb 26, 2020 substituted by a9530
Feb 13, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2020 1st report cal.423
Jan 16, 2020 referred to health

S7304 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9530
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §220, Pub Health L

S7304 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing membership on the public health and health planning council and directing the appointment of members representing particular areas of concern.

S7304 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7304 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7304

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to membership on  the
  public health and health planning council

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

  Section 1. Section 220 of the public health law, as amended by section
7 of part N of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  220.  Public  health  and  health  planning council; appointment of
members. There shall continue to be in the department  a  public  health
and  health planning council to consist of the commissioner and fourteen
members to be appointed by the governor with the advice and  consent  of
the  senate;  provided  that effective December first, two thousand ten,
the membership of the council shall  consist  of  the  commissioner  and
[twenty-four]  TWENTY-SIX  members  to be appointed by the governor with
the advice and consent of the senate. Membership on the council shall be
reflective of the diversity of the state's population including, but not
limited to,  the  various  geographic  areas  and  population  densities
throughout  the  state. The members shall include representatives of the
public health system, health care providers that  comprise  the  state's
health  care delivery system, individuals with expertise in the clinical
and administrative aspects of health  care  delivery,  issues  affecting
health  care  consumers,  health  planning,  health  care  financing and
reimbursement, health care regulation and compliance, and public  health
practice  and  at  least two members shall also be members of the behav-
ioral health services advisory council; at least four members  shall  be
representatives  of  general  hospitals or nursing homes; AT LEAST THREE
MEMBERS SHALL BE REPRESENTATIVES OF HEALTH CARE CONSUMER ADVOCACY ORGAN-
IZATIONS WHICH HAVE A STATEWIDE OR REGIONAL CONSTITUENCY AND  HAVE  BEEN
INVOLVED  IN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO HEALTH CARE CONSUMER ADVOCACY INCLUD-
ING ISSUES OF INTEREST TO LOW- AND MODERATE-INCOME INDIVIDUALS;  and  at
least  one  member  shall  be  a representative of each of the following
groups:  home care agencies, diagnostic and  treatment  centers,  health

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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