senate Bill S8362A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent possible

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.115
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 27, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.42
substituted for a10447a
referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.656
May 26, 2020 reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2020 print number 8362a
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to health
May 19, 2020 referred to health

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S8362A
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 26, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8362A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8362 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10447
Law Section:
Public Health

S8362 - Summary

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent practicable; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8362 - Sponsor Memo

S8362 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8362

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 19, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to requiring that COVID-19 contact tracers be  repre-
  sentative  of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities
  in which they serve to the greatest extent practicable; and  providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The department of health and any other  state  agency,  the
New  York city department of health and mental hygiene and any other New
York city agency, and any entity within the New  York  city  health  and
hospitals  corporation  that  hires  persons after the effective date of
this act to perform contact tracing pertaining  to  COVID-19  infections
within  the  city of New York, shall hire contact tracers who are repre-
sentative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in
which they serve to the greatest extent practicable.
  § 2. The department of health, the New York city department of  health
and  mental  hygiene,  and the New York city health and hospitals corpo-
ration shall annually submit a report on contact tracer worker diversity
including outreach efforts to recruit a diverse workforce to the  gover-
nor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assem-
bly beginning no later than December 31, 2020.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed January 1, 2022.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16409-01-0

Co-Sponsors

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S8362A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10447
Law Section:
Public Health

S8362A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent practicable; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8362A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8362A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8362--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 19, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT in relation to requiring that COVID-19 contact tracers be repre-
  sentative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the  communities
  in which they serve to the greatest extent possible; and providing for
  the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The New York city department of health and  mental  hygiene
and  any  other New York city agency, and any entity within the New York
city health and hospitals  corporation  that  hires  persons  after  the
effective  date  of  this  act  to perform contact tracing pertaining to
COVID-19 infections within the city of New York, shall, to the  greatest
extent  possible,  hire  contact  tracers  who are representative of the
cultural and linguistic diversity  of  the  communities  in  which  they
serve.
  §  2.  The  New York city department of health and mental hygiene, and
the New York city health and hospitals corporation shall annually submit
a report on contact tracer worker diversity within the city of New  York
including  outreach efforts to recruit a diverse workforce to the gover-
nor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assem-
bly beginning no later than December 31, 2020.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed January 1, 2022.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16409-03-0

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