assembly Bill A7560

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires child care providers to be trained on the impacts and dangers of congenital cytomegalovirus infection and the treatments and methods of prevention of cytomegalovirus infection

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
May 13, 2021 referred to children and families

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A7560 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6287
Current Committee:
Assembly Children And Families
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §390-a, Soc Serv L; add §2523, Pub Health L

A7560 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes "Elizabeth's law"; requires child care providers to be trained on the impacts and dangers of congenital cytomegalovirus infection and the treatments and methods of prevention of cytomegalovirus infection; requires distribution of materials relating to cytomegalovirus by certain physicians.

A7560 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7560
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Children and Families
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring  child
   care  providers to be trained on the impacts and dangers of congenital
   cytomegalovirus infection and the treatments and methods of prevention
   of cytomegalovirus infection; and to amend the public health  law,  in
   relation  to  requiring certain physicians to distribute informational
   materials concerning cytomegalovirus
 
   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 "Elizabeth's
 law".
   § 2. Subparagraphs (ix) and (x) of paragraph (b) of subdivision  3  of
 section  390-a  of the social services law, subparagraph (ix) as amended
 and subparagraph (x) as added by chapter 675 of the laws  of  2019,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   (ix)  for  operators,  program  directors, employees and assistants of
 family day care homes, group family day care homes and  child  day  care
 centers,  education and information on the identification, diagnosis and
 prevention of shaken baby syndrome; [and]
   (x) adverse childhood experiences  (ACEs),  focused  on  understanding
 trauma and on nurturing resiliency; AND
   (XI) OCCURRENCE, TRANSMISSION, BIRTH DEFECTS, METHODS OF DIAGNOSIS AND
 PREVENTIVE MEASURES OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS.
   §  3. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2523 to
 read as follows:
   § 2523. CYTOMEGALOVIRUS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP  COMPREHEN-
 SIVE  INFORMATIONAL  MATERIALS,  WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
 TO, THE SYMPTOMS, THE RISKS, THE  TRANSMISSION  AND  THE  PREVENTION  OF
 CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AND THE EFFECTS THAT SUCH VIRUS MAY HAVE ON THE PREGNANT
 INDIVIDUAL AND THE CHILD.

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