assembly Bill A168

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A168 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 2803 & 206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9675
2019-2020: A1127

A168 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities.

A168 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    168
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, SIMON, DICKENS, DE LA ROSA,
   ABINANTI,  LAVINE,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  AUBRY,  PICHARDO,  STECK,   COOK,
   WALLACE,  WILLIAMS, DAVILA, BICHOTTE, TAYLOR, NIOU, MONTESANO, BARRON,
   McDONOUGH, FERNANDEZ, SAYEGH, DARLING -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
   A. DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to health facilities
   and services in correctional facilities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law, as
 amended by section 1 of part Z of chapter 57 of the  laws  of  2019,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   1.  "Hospital"  means a facility or institution engaged principally in
 providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
 case of a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or,  in  the
 case  of  a  midwifery  birth  center, of a midwife, for the prevention,
 diagnosis or treatment of human  disease,  pain,  injury,  deformity  or
 physical  condition,  including, but not limited to, a general hospital,
 public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental  clin-
 ic,  dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility used
 solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis  hospi-
 tal,  chronic  disease  hospital,  maternity  hospital,  midwifery birth
 center,  lying-in-asylum,  out-patient  department,  out-patient  lodge,
 dispensary,  CORRECTIONAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY  and  a  laboratory or
 central service facility serving one or more such institutions, but  the
 term  hospital  shall  not  include  an institution, sanitarium or other
 facility engaged principally in providing services for  the  prevention,
 diagnosis  or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to the
 powers of visitation, examination, inspection and investigation  of  the
 department  of  mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of such a
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets