assembly Bill A9604

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting certain runaways or homeless youth who are receiving crisis or support services to consent to medical, dental, health and hospital services

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Current Bill Status Via S8937 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.573
substituted for a9604
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s8937
Apr 28, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.573
Apr 26, 2022 reported
Mar 25, 2022 referred to health

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A9604 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8937
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2504, Pub Health L

A9604 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits runaways and homeless youth under the age of 18 who are receiving approved crisis or support services to consent to medical, dental, health and hospital services.

A9604 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9604
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 25, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  enabling  certain
   persons  to  consent  for certain medical, dental, health and hospital
   services
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2504 of the public health law, as
 added by chapter 769 of the laws of 1972, is amended to read as follows:
   1. Any person who is eighteen years of age or older, or is the  parent
 of  a child or has married, OR IS A RUNAWAY OR HOMELESS YOUTH AS DEFINED
 IN SECTION FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO-A OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW,  OR  RECEIVES
 SERVICES  AT  AN  APPROVED  RUNAWAY  AND  HOMELESS YOUTH CRISIS SERVICES
 PROGRAM OR A TRANSITIONAL INDEPENDENT LIVING SUPPORT PROGRAM AS  DEFINED
 IN  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  THIRTY-TWO-A  OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, may give
 effective consent for medical, dental, health and hospital services  for
 [himself  or herself] THEMSELF, and the consent of no other person shall
 be necessary.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
 repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
 this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
 on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15189-01-2