assembly Bill A986

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the amount of members on the public health and health planning council

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Current Bill Status Via S869 - 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
Feb 16, 2021 signed chap.42
Feb 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Feb 01, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.43
substituted for a986
Feb 01, 2021 substituted by s869
Jan 21, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.43
Jan 20, 2021 reported
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health


A986 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §220, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.7304 & A.9530)

A986 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the amount of members on the public health and health planning council.

A986 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              January 6, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  the  amount  of
   members on the public health and health planning council

   Section 1. Section 220 of the public health law, as amended by a chap-
 ter of the laws of 2020, amending the  public  health  law  relating  to
 membership on the public health and health planning council, as proposed
 in  legislative  bills  numbers S.7304 and A.9530, is amended to read as
   § 220. Public health  and  health  planning  council;  appointment  of
 members.  There  shall  continue to be in the department a public health
 and health planning council to consist of the commissioner and  fourteen
 members  to  be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of
 the senate; provided that effective December first,  two  thousand  ten,
 the  membership  of  the  council  shall consist of the commissioner and
 [twenty-six] TWENTY-FOUR members to be appointed by  the  governor  with
 the advice and consent of the senate. Membership on the council shall be
 reflective of the diversity of the state's population including, but not
 limited  to,  the  various  geographic  areas  and  population densities
 throughout the state. The members shall include representatives  of  the
 public  health  system,  health care providers that comprise the state's
 health care delivery system, individuals with expertise in the  clinical
 and  administrative  aspects  of  health care delivery, issues affecting
 health care  consumers,  health  planning,  health  care  financing  and
 reimbursement,  health care regulation and compliance, and public health
 practice and at least two members shall also be members  of  the  behav-
 ioral  health  services advisory council; at least four members shall be
 representatives of general hospitals or nursing homes; at least  [three]
 TWO  members  shall  be representatives of health care consumer advocacy
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.