assembly Bill A9764

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to redefining the duties and renaming the office of minority health to the office of health equity and renaming the minority health council to the health equity council

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2022 signed chap.523
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1713
substituted for s9185
May 11, 2022 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 28, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.578
Apr 26, 2022 reported
Apr 01, 2022 referred to health

A9764 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9185
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 Title 2-F Title Head, §§240, 241, 242 & 243, Pub Health L

A9764 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Redefines the duties and renames the office of minority health to the office of health equity; renames the minority health council to the health equity council.

A9764 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9764
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               April 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. DE LOS SANTOS -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  redefining  the
   duties  and  renaming  the  office of minority health to the office of
   health equity and renaming the minority health council to  the  health
   equity council

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The title heading of title 2-F of article 2 of  the  public
 health  law,  as  added by chapter 757 of the laws of 1992 and as relet-
 tered by chapter 443 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
 
                    OFFICE OF [MINORITY] HEALTH EQUITY
   § 2. Section 240 of the public health law, as added by chapter 757  of
 the  laws  of 1992 and as renumbered by chapter 443 of the laws of 1993,
 is amended to read as follows:
    § 240. Definitions. For the purposes of this article:
   1. "UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS" SHALL MEAN  THOSE  WHO  HAVE  EXPERIENCED
 INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU-
 AL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, DISABILITY STATUS,
 AGE, IMMIGRATION STATUS, AND/OR SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS,  AMONG  OTHERS  AS
 DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH.
   2.  "[Minority]  RACIALLY  AND  ETHNICALLY  DIVERSE area" shall mean a
 county with a non-white population of forty  percent  or  more,  or  the
 service area of an agency, corporation, facility or individual providing
 medical  and/or  health  services  whose  non-white  population is forty
 percent or more.
   [2.  "Minority  health  care  provider"  or  "minority  provider"]  3.
 "PROVIDER"  shall  mean any agency, corporation, facility, or individual
 providing medical and/or health care services to [residents of a minori-
 ty area] UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS.
   [3.] 4. "Office" shall mean the office of [minority] health EQUITY, as
 created pursuant to section two hundred  [thirty-eight-a]  FORTY-ONE  of
 this [article] TITLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.