assembly Bill A9441

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the fibroid study fund

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Mar 07, 2022 referred to health

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A9441 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8574
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §87, St Fin L

A9441 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the fibroid study fund to expend moneys to the department of health to study fibroids, the treatment of fibroids, potential barriers to the access of treatment for fibroids, and differences in symptoms and access to treatment for women of color.

A9441 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9441
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the
   fibroid study fund
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 87
 to read as follows:
   § 87. FIBROID STUDY FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE CUSTO-
 DY  OF  THE STATE COMPTROLLER A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "FIBROID
 STUDY FUND".
   2. THE SOURCES OF FUNDS SHALL CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS  COLLECTED  THERE-
 FOR,  OR  MONEYS  CREDITED OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR
 SOURCE PURSUANT TO LAW, OR ANY  OTHER  MONEYS  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES OF SUCH FUND.
   3.  (A)  MONEYS  OF  SUCH  FUND SHALL BE EXPENDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF
 HEALTH TO STUDY FIBROIDS AND THE ALLEVIATION OF PAIN CAUSED BY FIBROIDS.
 SUCH STUDY SHALL:
   (I) EXAMINE AND EVALUATE CURRENT RESEARCH AND PROGRESS IN THE STUDY OF
 FIBROIDS;
   (II) EXAMINE AND EVALUATE CURRENT TREATMENT METHODS FOR FIBROIDS;
   (III) IDENTIFY POTENTIAL BARRIERS TO ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR FIBROIDS;
   (IV) EXAMINE THE SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTS OF FIBROIDS ON WOMEN OF COLOR;
   (V) IDENTIFY  ANY  POTENTIAL  BARRIERS  TO  ACCESS  TO  TREATMENT  FOR
 FIBROIDS,  IN  ADDITION  TO BARRIERS IDENTIFIED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH
 (III) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, FOR WOMEN OF COLOR;
   (VI) MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS AS THE DEVELOPMENT OF TREATMENT METHODS  FOR
 FIBROIDS;
   (VII)  MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO REMOVE ANY POTENTIAL BARRIERS TO ACCESS
 TO TREATMENT OF FIBROIDS; AND
   (VIII) MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO REMOVE ANY POTENTIAL BARRIERS TO ACCESS
 TO TREATMENT OF FIBROIDS SPECIFIC TO POTENTIAL  BARRIERS  TO  ACCESS  TO
 TREATMENT FACED BY WOMEN OF COLOR.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14315-01-2