senate Bill S2032

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing local or regional accidental fatality review teams

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 05, 2021 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 19, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 20, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S2032
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 20, 2021

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S2032 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title 8 §269, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6846

S2032 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing local or regional accidental fatality review teams; authorizes an accidental fatality review team to be established at a local or regional level, with the approval of the department of health, for the purpose of investigating the unexpected or unexplained death of any person including but not limited to deaths suspected to be caused by overdose or suicide.

S2032 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2032 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2032
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 authorizing  local
   or regional accidental fatality review teams
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 2 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
 new title 8 to read as follows:
                                   TITLE 8
            LOCAL OR REGIONAL ACCIDENTAL FATALITY REVIEW TEAMS
 SECTION 269. LOCAL OR REGIONAL ACCIDENTAL FATALITY REVIEW TEAMS.
   § 269. LOCAL OR REGIONAL ACCIDENTAL FATALITY REVIEW TEAMS. 1. AN ACCI-
 DENTAL  FATALITY  REVIEW  TEAM MAY BE ESTABLISHED AT A LOCAL OR REGIONAL
 LEVEL, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE DEPARTMENT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  INVESTI-
 GATING  THE  UNEXPECTED OR UNEXPLAINED DEATH OF ANY PERSON INCLUDING BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO DEATHS SUSPECTED TO BE CAUSED BY OVERDOSE OR SUICIDE.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A LOCAL  OR  REGIONAL  ACCIDENTAL
 FATALITY  REVIEW  TEAM SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO, REPRE-
 SENTATIVES FROM THE DEPARTMENT, COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OR,  SHOULD
 THE  LOCALITY  NOT  HAVE A COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE LOCAL HEALTH
 COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE OR THE LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH  DIRECTOR
 OR  HIS  OR  HER DESIGNEE, OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH, OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM
 AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH, OFFICE  OF  THE
 MEDICAL  EXAMINER,  OR, SHOULD THE LOCALITY NOT HAVE A MEDICAL EXAMINER,
 OFFICE OF THE CORONER, OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY,  OFFICE  OF  THE
 COUNTY  ATTORNEY,  LOCAL  AND  STATE  LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY MEDICAL
 SERVICES, A PHYSICIAN OR  COMPARABLE  MEDICAL  PROFESSIONAL,  PREFERABLY
 WITH  EXPERTISE  IN THE AREAS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR MENTAL HEALTH, AND A
 SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM PROVIDER. A LOCAL OR REGIONAL ACCIDENTAL FATALI-
 TY REVIEW TEAM MAY ALSO INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES FROM MEDICAL FACILITIES,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04313-01-1

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