|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 25, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 19, 2021||1st report cal.107|
|Jan 07, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1172
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1172 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1172 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1172 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the provision of informed consent PURPOSE: To include within the hospital patient's bill of rights additional provisions which clearly state a patient's right to receive certain information so that they can in turn consent. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends section 2803 (g) of the public health law, to update the patient's bill of rights that general hospitals are required to provide to patients, to include (1) the right to receive all information necessary to provide informed consent for a proposed proce- dure or treatment and alternate treatment options including the possible
S1172 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1172 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 7, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 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, 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 PROCEDURE OR TREATMENT, AND ALTERNATE TREATMENT OPTIONS INCLUDING THE POSSIBLE RISKS AND BENEFITS OF THE PROCEDURE OR TREATMENT TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION ANY KNOWN PRECONDITIONS; (III) A RIGHT TO BE INFORMED OF THE NAME, POSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF ANY HOSPITAL STAFF INCLUDING MEDICAL STUDENTS AND PHYSICIANS EXEMPT FROM NEW YORK STATE LICENSURE PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY- SIX OF THE EDUCATION LAW, INVOLVED IN A PATIENT'S CARE AND REFUSE THEIR TREATMENT, EXAMINATION OR OBSERVATION; (IV) A RIGHT TO BE INFORMED OF ANY HUMAN RESEARCH AND TO VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE WRITTEN INFORMED CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE; (V) a right to an appropriate patient discharge plan and for patients other than beneficiaries of title XVIII of the federal social security act (medicare); AND (VI) a right to a discharge review in accordance with section twenty- eight hundred three-i of this article. The form and content of such statement shall be determined in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the council and approved by the commissioner. A patient who EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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