assembly Bill A7898A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the professional practice of community midwifery

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 08, 2022 print number 7898a
Jul 08, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
May 28, 2021 referred to higher education

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A7898 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 8 Art 140-A §§6960 - 6965, amd §§6953 & 6954, Art 140 Art Head, Ed L; amd §571, Pub Health L

A7898 - Summary

Establishes the professional practice of community midwifery; defines as the management in the home, birth center, or community setting, of normal pregnancies, child birth, and postpartum care, including newborn evaluation, resuscitation and referral for infants; sets requirements for license and practice.

A7898 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7898
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. GOTTFRIED, PAULIN -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
   to the practice of community midwifery
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Title  8  of the education law is amended by adding a new
 article 140-A, to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 140-A
                            COMMUNITY MIDWIFERY
 SECTION 6960. INTRODUCTION.
         6961. DEFINITION OF PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY MIDWIFERY.
         6962. PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY MIDWIFERY.
         6963. USE OF TITLE "COMMUNITY MIDWIFE".
         6964. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
         6965. EXEMPT PERSONS.
   § 6960. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF COMMU-
 NITY MIDWIFERY.  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN
 ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
   § 6961. DEFINITION OF PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY MIDWIFERY. 1. THE PRACTICE
 OF THE PROFESSION OF COMMUNITY MIDWIFERY IS DEFINED AS THE MANAGEMENT IN
 THE HOME, BIRTH CENTER, OR COMMUNITY  SETTING,  OF  NORMAL  PREGNANCIES,
 CHILD  BIRTH,  AND POSTPARTUM CARE, INCLUDING PRIMARY PREVENTIVE GYNECO-
 LOGIC AND OBSTETRIC CARE OF ESSENTIALLY HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS,  AND  SHALL
 INCLUDE  NEWBORN  EVALUATION,  RESUSCITATION AND REFERRAL FOR INFANTS. A
 COMMUNITY MIDWIFE SHALL HAVE  COLLABORATIVE  RELATIONSHIPS  WITH  (I)  A
 PHYSICIAN  WHO  IS  BOARD CERTIFIED AS AN OBSTETRICIAN-GYNECOLOGIST BY A
 NATIONAL CERTIFYING BODY OR (II) A PHYSICIAN  WHO  PRACTICES  OBSTETRICS
 AND  HAS OBSTETRIC PRIVILEGES AT A GENERAL HOSPITAL LICENSED UNDER ARTI-
 CLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW OR (III) A HOSPITAL,  LICENSED
 UNDER  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT  OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH LAW, THAT PROVIDES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7898A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 8 Art 140-A §§6960 - 6965, amd §§6953 & 6954, Art 140 Art Head, Ed L; amd §571, Pub Health L

A7898A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the professional practice of community midwifery; defines as the management in the home, birth center, or community setting, of normal pregnancies, child birth, and postpartum care, including newborn evaluation, resuscitation and referral for infants; sets requirements for license and practice.

A7898A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7898--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  PAULIN,  SIMON,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,
   EPSTEIN, FORREST, WOERNER, THIELE, MAMDANI, DICKENS, McDONALD, MANKTE-
   LOW, STIRPE, L. ROSENTHAL,  McMAHON,  CRUZ,  KELLES,  GALEF,  LUPARDO,
   COOK,   BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  GUNTHER,  CARROLL,  JEAN-PIERRE,  JACKSON,
   CAHILL, ZINERMAN, MITAYNES, WALCZYK, LUNSFORD, CLARK,  FAHY,  SOLAGES,
   SALKA, REYES, MEEKS, HEVESI, NIOU, SEAWRIGHT, GRIFFIN -- read once and
   referred  to  the  Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to the
   Committee on Higher Education 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 education law and the public health law, in relation
   to the practice of certified professional midwifery
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Title 8 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a  new
 article 140-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 140-A
                     CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFERY
 SECTION 6960. INTRODUCTION.
         6961. DEFINITION  OF  PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIF-
                 ERY.
         6962. PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFERY.
         6963. USE OF TITLE "CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFE".
         6964. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
         6965. EXEMPT PERSONS.
   § 6960. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF CERTI-
 FIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFERY.  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS
 CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF  THIS  TITLE  APPLY  TO  THIS
 ARTICLE.
   § 6961. DEFINITION OF PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFERY. 1.
 THE  PRACTICE  OF  THE PROFESSION OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFERY IS

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11661-06-2