senate Bill S401A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to women's health in correctional facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 01, 2022 print number 401a
Mar 01, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to women's issues
Jan 05, 2022 referred to women's issues
May 05, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to women's issues

Votes

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Mar 9, 2022 - Women's Issues committee Vote

S401A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Women's Issues Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2022

aye wr (2)

May 5, 2021 - Women's Issues committee Vote

S401
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 5, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S401 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A211
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-b, amd §2308-a, Pub Health L; amd §§140 & 505, add §140-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8764
2019-2020: S3126, A118

S401 - Summary

Relates to women's health in correctional facilities; establishes a women's health education program; requires HIV and STD testing to be offered to incarcerated individuals; provides pregnant incarcerated individuals with access to prenatal vitamins as well as a specialized diet tailored to pregnancy needs (view more) requires a study and report on women's health in prison.

S401 - Sponsor Memo

S401 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    401
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- 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 establishing the
   women's health  education  program  for  correctional  facilities  and
   rights  of  pregnant  inmates;  to  amend  the  public  health law, in
   relation to requiring certain testing to  be  offered;  to  amend  the
   correction  law, in relation to providing pregnant inmates with access
   to prenatal vitamins and  a  specialized  diet;  and  to  require  the
   department of health to collect data on women's health care in prisons
   and publish a report
 
   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
 207-b to read as follows:
   §  207-B.  WOMEN'S HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM IN STATE AND LOCAL CORREC-
 TIONAL FACILITIES. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMIS-
 SIONER  OF  CORRECTIONS  AND  COMMUNITY SUPERVISION AND THE CHAIR OF THE
 STATE COMMISSION OF CORRECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH A WOMEN'S HEALTH  EDUCA-
 TION  PROGRAM  IN  STATE AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. SUCH PROGRAM
 SHALL EDUCATE FACILITY MEDICAL STAFF ON THE  SPECIAL  MEDICAL  NEEDS  OF
 WOMEN,  INCLUDING  TRAINING  ON  PROVIDING  PROFESSIONAL, RESPECTFUL AND
 INFORMED CARE OF WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN VICTIMS  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  OR
 SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
   §  2.  Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 and subdivision 2 of section 611
 of the correction law, paragraph (c) of  subdivision  1  as  amended  by
 chapter  17  of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter
 242 of the laws of 1930, are amended and a new subdivision 4 is added to
 read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S401A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A211
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-b, amd §2308-a, Pub Health L; amd §§140 & 505, add §140-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8764
2019-2020: S3126, A118

S401A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to women's health in correctional facilities; establishes a women's health education program; requires HIV and STD testing to be offered to incarcerated individuals; provides pregnant incarcerated individuals with access to prenatal vitamins as well as a specialized diet tailored to pregnancy needs (view more) requires a study and report on women's health in prison.

S401A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S401A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  401--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI,  JACKSON,  MYRIE, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Women's Issues -- recommitted to the Committee on Women's
   Issues  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
   women's  health  education  program  for  correctional  facilities and
   rights of pregnant  incarcerated  individuals;  to  amend  the  public
   health law, in relation to requiring certain testing to be offered; to
   amend  the correction law, in relation to providing pregnant incarcer-
   ated individuals with access to prenatal vitamins  and  a  specialized
   diet;  and  to  require  the  department  of health to collect data on
   women's health care in prisons and publish a report
 
   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
 207-b to read as follows:
   § 207-B. WOMEN'S HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM IN STATE AND  LOCAL  CORREC-
 TIONAL  FACILITIES.  THE  COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMIS-
 SIONER OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION AND  THE  CHAIR  OF  THE
 STATE  COMMISSION OF CORRECTION, SHALL ESTABLISH A WOMEN'S HEALTH EDUCA-
 TION PROGRAM IN STATE AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES.  SUCH  PROGRAM
 SHALL  EDUCATE  FACILITY  MEDICAL  STAFF ON THE SPECIAL MEDICAL NEEDS OF
 WOMEN, INCLUDING TRAINING  ON  PROVIDING  PROFESSIONAL,  RESPECTFUL  AND
 INFORMED  CARE  OF  WOMEN  WHO HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR
 SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 2308-a of  the  public  health  law,  as
 amended  by  section  38 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013, is
 amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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