senate Bill S67A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to information provided to patients and health care practitioners regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.505
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
repassed senate
3rd reading cal.1832
substituted for s67a
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a3298a
ordered to third reading cal.1832
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2022 print number 67a
May 17, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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S67 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3298
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995, add §2997-f-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5397, A7807

S67 - Summary

Requires that certain information be provided to patients and health care practitioners regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

S67 - Sponsor Memo

S67 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    67
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- 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  information
   provided to patients regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2995 of the public health  law  is
 amended by adding two new paragraphs (f) and (g) to read as follows:
   (F)  "HEALTH  CARE PRACTITIONER" SHALL MEAN A PHYSICIAN, NURSE PRACTI-
 TIONER, OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT  TO  TITLE
 EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
   (G)  "SUDDEN  UNEXPECTED  DEATH  IN EPILEPSY" SHALL MEAN SUDDEN, UNEX-
 PECTED DEATH IN PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY, WITH OR WITHOUT  EVIDENCE  OF  A
 SEIZURE.
   § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2997-f-1
 to read as follows:
   §  2997-F-1.  PROVISION  OF  INFORMATION RELATING TO SUDDEN UNEXPECTED
 DEATH IN EPILEPSY. 1. ANY HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER  WHO  IS  TREATING  A
 PATIENT  FOR  EPILEPSY, WHO HAS PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TREATMENT
 AND CARE OF THE PATIENT,  SHALL PROVIDE SUCH PATIENT WITH THE  FOLLOWING
 WRITTEN INFORMATION:
   (A)  CURRENT  AND  EVIDENCE-BASED  INFORMATION ABOUT SUDDEN UNEXPECTED
 DEATH IN EPILEPSY RISK FACTORS AND CONDITIONS THAT HAS BEEN REVIEWED  BY
 ONE  OR  MORE ACCREDITED MEDICAL EXPERTS AND NATIONAL EPILEPSY ORGANIZA-
 TIONS; AND
   (B) CONTACT  INFORMATION  FOR  NONPROFIT  ORGANIZATIONS  THAT  PROVIDE
 INFORMATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR EPILEPSY CONDITIONS.
   2.(A)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE WRITTEN INFORMATION TO HEALTH
 CARE PRACTITIONERS  NECESSARY  TO  IMPLEMENT  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
 SECTION, AND SHALL POST SUCH INFORMATION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S67A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3298
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2995, add §2997-f-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5397, A7807

S67A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that certain information be provided to patients and health care practitioners regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

S67A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S67A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   67--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BRISPORT, CLEARE, COMRIE,
   COONEY, GRIFFO,  HARCKHAM,  JACKSON,  MANNION,  MAY,  MYRIE,  PALUMBO,
   RAMOS,  REICHLIN-MELNICK, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS,
   STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to  the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee
   on Health 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 information
   provided to patients regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Natasha
 Gembka SUDEP Awareness Act."
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 2995 of the public health law is amended
 by adding two new paragraphs (f) and (g) to read as follows:
   (F) "HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER" SHALL MEAN A PHYSICIAN,  NURSE  PRACTI-
 TIONER,  OR  PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO TITLE
 EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
   (G) "SUDDEN UNEXPECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY"  SHALL  MEAN  SUDDEN,  UNEX-
 PECTED  DEATH  IN  PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY, WITH OR WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF A
 SEIZURE.
   § 3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2997-f-1
 to read as follows:
   § 2997-F-1. PROVISION OF INFORMATION  RELATING  TO  SUDDEN  UNEXPECTED
 DEATH  IN  EPILEPSY.  1.  ANY HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER WHO IS TREATING A
 PATIENT DIAGNOSED WITH EPILEPSY AND AT ELEVATED RISK  FOR  SUDDEN  UNEX-
 PECTED  DEATH IN EPILEPSY, WHO HAS PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TREAT-
 MENT AND CARE OF THE PATIENT FOR EPILEPSY,  OTHER  THAN  A  HEALTH  CARE

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01948-04-2

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