|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to women's issues|
|Jan 25, 2021||referred to women's issues|
senate Bill S2736
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Women's Issues Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2736 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2736 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2736 SPONSOR: SALAZAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to informing materni- ty patients about the risks associated with cesarean section PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the public health law, in relation to informing maternity patients about the risks associated with Cesarean section. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This act amends the public health law by adding a new section 2500-1 as follows: Section one adds a new section 2500-1, which establishes a duty on the part of maternal health providers of primary cesarean section maternity services to provide written communications as defined in this bill.
S2736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2736 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SALAZAR, BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to informing materni- ty patients about the risks associated with cesarean section 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-l to read as follows: § 2500-L. DUTY OF PROVIDERS OF PRIMARY CESAREAN SECTION MATERNITY SERVICES TO INFORM. 1. (A) EVERY MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER SHALL PROVIDE THE WRITTEN COMMUNICATION ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION PRIOR TO DELIVERY TO EACH PREGNANT WOMAN FOR WHOM A CESAREAN SECTION DELIVERY IS PLANNED. (B) EVERY MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER WHO PERFORMS A CESAREAN SECTION WHICH WAS NOT PLANNED PRENATALLY SHALL PROVIDE THE WRITTEN COMMUNICATION ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION TO THE PATIENT FOLLOWING DELIVERY. (C) AS USED IN THIS SECTION: "MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER" OR "PROVIDER" SHALL MEAN A PHYSICIAN, MIDWIFE, NURSE PRACTITIONER, OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER SCOPE OF PRACTICE, MANAG- ING THE PREGNANCY OF A PREGNANT WOMAN. 2. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP A WRITTEN COMMUNICATION OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR MATERNAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO DISTRIBUTE TO MATERNITY PATIENTS AS REQUIRED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, WHICH CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT CESAREAN SECTION DELIVERY. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT WITH APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, PROVIDERS, CONSUMERS, EDUCATORS AND PATIENTS OR ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTING THEM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS AND THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF LICENSED MIDWIVES TO DEVELOP SUCH WRITTEN COMMUNICATION OR COMMUNICATIONS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01820-01-1
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