assembly Bill A9677

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of informed consent

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Current Bill Status Via S1172 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 21, 2022 signed chap.618
delivered to governor
May 17, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 04, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.576
substituted for a9677
Mar 10, 2022 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2022 amended on third reading 1172c
Jan 18, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 12, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 11, 2022 1st report cal.111
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2021 referred to health
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 25, 2021 amended on third reading 1172b
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading 1172a
May 24, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
May 20, 2021 returned to senate
recommitted to health
substitution reconsidered
recalled from assembly
May 10, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.317
substituted for a4954
May 04, 2022 substituted by s1172c
Apr 28, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.576
Apr 26, 2022 reported
Mar 28, 2022 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 11, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S1172B
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 19, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S1172
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A9677 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1172
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7550
2015-2016: S1424
2017-2018: S168
2019-2020: S1029

A9677 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands requirements for the provision of informed consent.

A9677 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9677
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. TAPIA -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  provision  of
   informed consent
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (g) of subdivision  1  of  section  2803  of  the
 public health law, as added by chapter 2 of the laws of 1988, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (g)  The  commissioner shall require that every general hospital adopt
 and make public an identical statement of the  rights  and  responsibil-
 ities of patients, IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW, including, BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO:
   (I) a patient complaint and quality of care review process[,];
   (II)  A  RIGHT  TO  RECEIVE ALL INFORMATION NECESSARY TO GIVE INFORMED
 CONSENT FOR ANY PROPOSED INTERVENTION, PROCEDURE, OR TREATMENT,  INCLUD-
 ING  INFORMATION  REGARDING  THE  FORESEEABLE AND CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT
 RISKS AND BENEFITS OF THE PROPOSED INTERVENTION,  PROCEDURE,  OR  TREAT-
 MENT;
   (III)  A RIGHT TO RECEIVE COMPLETE INFORMATION REGARDING THE PATIENT'S
 CONDITION, PROGNOSIS, AND CLINICAL INDICATIONS FOR THE  PROPOSED  INTER-
 VENTION, PROCEDURE, OR TREATMENT;
   (IV)  A  RIGHT  TO RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT
 OPTIONS INCLUDING THE FORESEEABLE AND CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT  RISKS  AND
 BENEFITS  OF  SUCH  ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT OPTIONS, TAKING INTO CONSIDER-
 ATION ANY KNOWN PRECONDITIONS;
   (V) A RIGHT TO BE INFORMED OF THE NAME, POSITION, AND FUNCTIONS OF ANY
 PERSONS, INCLUDING MEDICAL STUDENTS AND PHYSICIANS EXEMPT FROM NEW  YORK
 STATE LICENSURE PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-SIX OF THE
 EDUCATION LAW, WHO PROVIDE FACE-TO-FACE CARE TO OR DIRECT OBSERVATION OF
 THE PATIENT;
   (VI) A RIGHT TO REFUSE THE PROPOSED INTERVENTION, PROCEDURE, OR TREAT-
 MENT AND TO BE INFORMED OF THE CLINICAL EFFECTS OF SUCH REFUSAL;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05310-08-2