assembly Bill A909

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the reporting of certain medical conditions to the department of health and the department of motor vehicles

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Feb 10, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A909 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 20-B §§2020 - 2024, Pub Health L; amd §510, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10050
2019-2020: A3407

A909 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the reporting of certain medical conditions to the department of health and the department of motor vehicles.

A909 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    909
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CARROLL, DICKENS, WEPRIN, J. RIVERA, COOK --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DAVILA -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,
   in  relation  to  requiring reporting of certain medical conditions to
   the department of health and the department of motor vehicles
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
 20-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 20-B
                      REPORTING OF IMPAIRING AILMENTS
 SECTION 2020. DEFINITIONS.
         2021. PHYSICIANS AND FACILITIES; DUTY TO REPORT.
         2022. CONTENTS OF REPORT.
         2023. REPORTING BY MOTORIST.
         2024. DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.
   § 2020. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
   1. "FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY GOVERNMENTAL OR PRIVATE  AGENCY,  DEPART-
 MENT, INSTITUTION, CLINIC,  LABORATORY, HOSPITAL, NURSING CARE FACILITY,
 HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZATION,  ASSOCIATION  OR OTHER SIMILAR ENTITY
 THAT PROVIDES MEDICAL CARE.
   2. "IMPAIRING AILMENT" SHALL MEAN  ANY  OF  THE  FOLLOWING:  RECURRENT
 CONVULSIVE  SEIZURES, RECURRENT PERIOD OF UNCONSCIOUSNESS OR IMPAIRMENT,
 OR LOSS OR IMPAIRED OF MOTOR COORDINATION DUE TO CONDITIONS SUCH AS, BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO, EPILEPSY IN ANY OF ITS  FORMS  WHICH  PERSIST  OR  RECUR
 DESPITE MEDICAL TREATMENT.
   § 2021. PHYSICIANS AND FACILITIES; DUTY TO REPORT. AN ATTENDING PHYSI-
 CIAN  OR  A PERSON  REPRESENTING OR EMPLOYED BY A FACILITY AS DEFINED BY
 THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REPORT THE EXISTENCE OF AN IMPAIRING  AILMENT  TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets