Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|Feb 03, 2021||
referred to health
Senate Bill S4242
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4242 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4242 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4242 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to physician course- work or training in nutrition PURPOSE: This bill relates to the establishment of the wellness program privacy act. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one establishes that this act shall be known and may be cited as the "Wellness Program Privacy Act." Section two amends the insurance law by adding a new section 3239-a. Section three establishes the effective date.
2021-S4242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4242 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to physician course- work or training in nutrition 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 264 to read as follows: § 264. COURSEWORK OR TRAINING IN NUTRITION. (A) EVERY PHYSICIAN PRAC- TICING IN THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN- TY-FIVE AND EVERY TWO YEARS THEREAFTER, COMPLETE SIX HOURS OF COURSEWORK OR TRAINING, APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING NUTRITION, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO PLANT-BASED NUTRITION AND OTHER CLINICALLY PROVEN METHODS FOR THE PREVENTION, REVERSAL, AND TREATMENT OF DIET-RE- LATED ILLNESSES. (B) EVERY PHYSICIAN MUST PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTATION DEMON- STRATING THE COMPLETION OF AND COMPETENCE IN THE COURSEWORK OR TRAINING REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION. (C) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION TO ANYONE WHO REQUESTS SUCH EXEMPTION AND WHO: (I) DOES NOT ENGAGE IN DIRECT PATIENT CARE; (II) DOES NOT PROVIDE PATIENT CONSULTATIONS; OR (III) DOES NOT RESIDE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. (D) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTATIVE OF PROFESSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE WITH EXPERTISE IN NUTRITION AND THE PREVENTION, REVERSAL, AND TREATMENT OF DIET-RELATED ILLNESSES WITH RESPECT TO THE REGULATORY STANDARDS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. COURSEWORK OR TRAINING FUNDED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY COMMERCIAL FOOD PRODUCTION ENTITIES OR THEIR TRADE ORGANIZATIONS SHALL NOT SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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