assembly Bill A9714A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the cesarean births review board

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 19, 2022 print number 9714a
Apr 19, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Mar 28, 2022 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A9714 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8866
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2500-n, Pub Health L

A9714 - Summary

Establishes the cesarean births review board; provides such board shall be comprised of multidisciplinary experts to review the rate of cesarean births at hospitals in the state; provides reporting requirements.

A9714 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9714
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
   cesarean births review board
 
   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 section
 2500-n to read as follows:
   § 2500-N. CESAREAN BIRTHS REVIEW BOARD. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
 IN THE DEPARTMENT THE CESAREAN BIRTHS REVIEW BOARD, HEREINAFTER REFERRED
 TO AS THE "BOARD". THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL BE COMPRISED OF MULTI-
 DISCIPLINARY EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF MATERNAL MORTALITY, MATERNAL HEALTH
 AND PUBLIC HEALTH, AND SHALL INCLUDE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS OR  OTHER
 EXPERTS  WHO  SERVE  AND  ARE  REPRESENTATIVE OF THE RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND
 SOCIOECONOMIC DIVERSITY OF THE BIRTHING PEOPLE OF THE STATE.
   2. THE BOARD SHOULD BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE MEMBERS WHICH SHALL  INCLUDE
 EIGHT  MEMBERS  TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS FOLLOWS: TWO LICENSED
 AND PRACTICING MIDWIVES IN THE STATE; TWO LICENSED AND REGISTERED NURSES
 SPECIALIZING IN OBSTETRICS IN THE STATE; TWO PHYSICIANS SPECIALIZING  IN
 OBSTETRICS  AND  GYNECOLOGY  LICENSED  AND REGISTERED TO PRACTICE IN THE
 STATE; AND TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF A WOMEN'S MATERNAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION
 THAT OPERATES IN THE STATE; TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAK-
 ER OF THE ASSEMBLY; AND TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY
 PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE. THE GOVERNOR SHALL DESIGNATE THE COMMISSIONER,
 OR THEIR DESIGNEE, AS CHAIR OF THE BOARD. MEMBERS  OF  THE  BOARD  SHALL
 RECEIVE  NO  COMPENSATION  FOR  THEIR SERVICES BUT MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR
 NECESSARY AND ACTUAL EXPENSES  INCURRED  IN  THE  PERFORMANCE  OF  THEIR
 DUTIES HEREUNDER.
   3.  THE  BOARD SHALL UNDERTAKE A REVIEW OF THE RATE OF CESAREAN BIRTHS
 AT HOSPITALS IN THE STATE. THE BOARD SHALL ISSUE A FINAL REPORT AND MAKE
 RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO THE IMPACT CESAREAN BIRTHS HAVE  ON  BIRTHING
 PEOPLE  AND BEST PRACTICES THAT CAN BE IMPLEMENTED TO REDUCE THE RATE OF
 CESAREAN BIRTHS IN THE STATE. THE BOARD SHALL CONSIDER  FACTORS  INCLUD-
 ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A9714A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8866
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2500-n, Pub Health L

A9714A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the cesarean births review board; provides such board shall be comprised of multidisciplinary experts to review the rate of cesarean births at hospitals in the state; provides reporting requirements.

A9714A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9714--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, BURDICK -- read once
   and  referred to the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
   cesarean births review board

   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 section
 2500-n to read as follows:
   § 2500-N. CESAREAN BIRTHS REVIEW BOARD. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
 IN THE DEPARTMENT THE CESAREAN BIRTHS REVIEW BOARD, HEREINAFTER REFERRED
 TO AS THE "BOARD". THE MEMBERS  OF  THE  BOARD  SHALL  BE  COMPRISED  OF
 EXPERTS IN THE FIELDS OF MATERNAL MORTALITY, MATERNAL HEALTH, AND PUBLIC
 HEALTH.    THE  APPOINTMENT OF ANY MEMBER OF THE BOARD SHALL BE BASED IN
 PART ON THE OBJECTIVE OF ENSURING THAT THE BOARD  INCLUDES  EXPERTS  WHO
 ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND SOCIOECONOMIC DIVERSITY OF
 THE BIRTHING PEOPLE OF THE STATE.
   2.  THE BOARD SHOULD BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE MEMBERS WHICH SHALL INCLUDE
 EIGHT MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS FOLLOWS:  TWO  LICENSED
 MIDWIVES  IN  THE STATE; TWO LICENSED AND REGISTERED NURSES SPECIALIZING
 IN OBSTETRICS IN THE STATE; TWO PHYSICIANS  SPECIALIZING  IN  OBSTETRICS
 AND GYNECOLOGY LICENSED AND REGISTERED TO PRACTICE IN THE STATE; AND TWO
 REPRESENTATIVES  OF A WOMEN'S MATERNAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION THAT OPERATES
 IN THE STATE; AND FOUR ADDITIONAL MEMBERS, TWO APPOINTED ON  THE  RECOM-
 MENDATION  OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND TWO APPOINTED ON
 THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY.   THE GOVERNOR  SHALL
 DESIGNATE  THE  COMMISSIONER,  OR THEIR DESIGNEE, AS CHAIR OF THE BOARD.
 MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SHALL RECEIVE NO COMPENSATION  FOR  THEIR  SERVICES
 BUT  MAY BE REIMBURSED FOR NECESSARY AND ACTUAL EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE
 PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES HEREUNDER.
   3. THE BOARD SHALL UNDERTAKE A REVIEW OF CESAREAN BIRTHS AT  HOSPITALS
 IN  THE STATE. THE BOARD SHALL ISSUE A FINAL REPORT AND MAKE RECOMMENDA-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15208-04-2