assembly Bill A6386A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the health department's review of correctional health services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2022 print number 6386a
Mar 08, 2022 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 05, 2022 referred to ways and means
Apr 27, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 16, 2021 referred to health

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A6386 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9044

A6386 - Summary

Expands the health department's review of correctional health services by including a biennial study of health care staffing at facilities operated by the department of corrections and community supervision.

A6386 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6386
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, DICKENS,
   DE LA ROSA, ABINANTI, LAVINE, PEOPLES-STOKES, AUBRY, PICHARDO,  STECK,
   COOK,  WALLACE,  WILLIAMS,  DAVILA,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  TAYLOR, NIOU,
   SEAWRIGHT, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, BARRON, 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 expanding review
   of correctional health services and health care  staffing  at  correc-
   tional facilities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 26 of section 206 of the public health law,  as
 amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 2021, is amended and a new subdivi-
 sion 26-a is added to read as follows:
   26.  (A)  The  commissioner [is hereby authorized and directed to], IN
 CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS IN
 RELATION TO SUBPARAGRAPH (X) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, SHALL review any  policy
 or  practice  instituted  in  facilities  operated  by the department of
 corrections and community supervision, and  in  all  local  correctional
 facilities,  as  defined  in  subdivision  sixteen of section two of the
 correction law, regarding:
   (I) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)[,] and acquired immunodeficien-
 cy syndrome (AIDS)[,];
   (II) hepatitis C (HCV)[, and];
   (III) COVID-19[, including the prevention of the transmission  of  and
 the treatment of such infections and diseases among inmates];
   (IV) EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES;
   (V) WOMEN'S HEALTH;
   (VI) TRANSGENDER HEALTH;
   (VII)  CHRONIC  HEALTH CONDITIONS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ASTHMA,
 DIABETES, AND HEART DISEASE;
   (VIII) HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS  FIFTY  YEARS  OF  AGE  OR
 OLDER;
 

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A6386A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9044

A6386A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the health department's review of correctional health services by including a biennial study of health care staffing at facilities operated by the department of corrections and community supervision.

A6386A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6386--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, DICKENS,
   ABINANTI,  LAVINE,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  AUBRY,  STECK,   COOK,   WALLACE,
   WILLIAMS,  DAVILA,  BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  TAYLOR, NIOU, SEAWRIGHT, McDO-
   NOUGH, MONTESANO, FERNANDEZ, SAYEGH, DARLING -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
   M.  of  A.  DeSTEFANO  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
   Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means  --
   recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Ways and Means in accordance with
   Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  expanding  review
   of  correctional  health  services and health care staffing at correc-
   tional facilities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 26 of section 206 of the public health law, as
 separately amended by chapters 45 and  322  of  the  laws  of  2021,  is
 amended and a new subdivision 26-a is added to read as follows:
   26.  (A)  The  commissioner [is hereby authorized and directed to], IN
 CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ADDICTION SERVICES AND SUPPORTS IN
 RELATION TO SUBPARAGRAPH (X) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, SHALL review any  policy
 or  practice  instituted  in  facilities  operated  by the department of
 corrections and community supervision, and  in  all  local  correctional
 facilities,  as  defined  in  subdivision  sixteen of section two of the
 correction law, regarding:
   (I) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)[,] AND acquired immunodeficien-
 cy syndrome (AIDS)[,];
   (II) hepatitis C (HCV)[, and];
   (III) COVID-19[, including the prevention of the transmission  of  and
 the  treatment  of such infections and diseases among incarcerated indi-
 viduals];
   (IV) EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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