senate Bill S210B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet available

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.561
substituted for a5489b
May 24, 2021 referred to health
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 12, 2021 amended on third reading 210b
May 12, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 02, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.381
Feb 01, 2021 print number 210a
Feb 01, 2021 amend and recommit to women's issues
Jan 06, 2021 referred to women's issues

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Women's Issues committee Vote

S210A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

aye wr (2)

S210 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5489
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2504-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7544, A9600

S210 - Summary

Requires the department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet available for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic examinations; requires medical practitioners performing pelvic exams to disseminate such pamphlets.

S210 - Sponsor Memo

S210 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    210
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients
   undergoing  pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet
   available for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic  examina-
   tions  and to require medical practitioners performing pelvic exams to
   disseminate such pamphlets
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2504-b to read as follows:
   § 2504-B. INFORMATION CONCERNING PELVIC EXAMS. 1. ON  OR  BEFORE  JULY
 FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, THE DEPARTMENT, IN COORDINATION WITH THE
 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY
 OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,  AND THE NEW YORK STATE ACADEMY OF FAMILY
 PHYSICIANS SHALL DEVELOP AN INFORMATIONAL PAMPHLET FOR PATIENTS UNDERGO-
 ING PELVIC EXAMINATIONS THAT INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO INFORMATION
 CONCERNING, THE FOLLOWING:
   (A) WHAT A PELVIC EXAM IS AND HOW IT IS PROPERLY PERFORMED;
   (B) IF APPLICABLE, A DESCRIPTION OF OTHER RELEVANT EXAMS;
   (C) PRIVACY EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING THAT PRIVACY  SHOULD  BE  PROVIDED
 FOR  THE  PATIENT BOTH WHEN UNDRESSING AND DRESSING AND THAT A GOWN OR A
 DRAPE SHOULD BE PROVIDED;
   (D) AN EXPLANATION OF WHAT A SPECULUM IS AND HOW IT SHOULD BE PROPERLY
 USED DURING AN EXAMINATION;
   (E) THAT GLOVES SHOULD BE WORN BY THE LICENSEE DURING THE EXAMINATION;
 AND

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03288-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S210A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5489
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2504-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7544, A9600

S210A - Summary

Requires the department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet available for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic examinations; requires medical practitioners performing pelvic exams to disseminate such pamphlets.

S210A - Sponsor Memo

S210A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  210--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients
   undergoing  pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet
   available for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic  examina-
   tions  and to require medical practitioners performing pelvic exams to
   disseminate such pamphlets
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2504-b to read as follows:
   § 2504-B. INFORMATION CONCERNING PELVIC EXAMS. 1. ON  OR  BEFORE  JULY
 FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, THE DEPARTMENT, IN COORDINATION WITH THE
 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY
 OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,  AND THE NEW YORK STATE ACADEMY OF FAMILY
 PHYSICIANS SHALL DEVELOP AN INFORMATIONAL PAMPHLET FOR PATIENTS UNDERGO-
 ING PELVIC EXAMINATIONS THAT INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO INFORMATION
 CONCERNING, THE FOLLOWING:
   (A) WHAT A PELVIC EXAM IS AND HOW IT IS PROPERLY PERFORMED;
   (B) IF APPLICABLE, A DESCRIPTION OF OTHER RELEVANT EXAMS;
   (C) PRIVACY EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING THAT PRIVACY  SHOULD  BE  PROVIDED
 FOR  THE  PATIENT BOTH WHEN UNDRESSING AND DRESSING AND THAT A GOWN OR A
 DRAPE SHOULD BE PROVIDED;
   (D) AN EXPLANATION OF WHAT A SPECULUM IS AND HOW IT SHOULD BE PROPERLY
 USED DURING AN EXAMINATION;
   (E) THAT GLOVES SHOULD BE WORN BY THE LICENSEE DURING THE EXAMINATION;
 AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S210B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5489
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2504-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7544, A9600

S210B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet available for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic examinations; requires medical practitioners performing pelvic exams to disseminate such pamphlets.

S210B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  210--B
     Cal. No. 381
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PERSAUD,  BIAGGI,  BROUK, MANNION, PARKER -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Women's  Issues  -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
   the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to requiring the
   department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients
   undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational  pamphlet
   available  for use by medical practitioners performing pelvic examina-
   tions and to require medical practitioners performing pelvic exams  to
   disseminate such pamphlets
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 2504-b to read as follows:
   §  2504-B.  INFORMATION  CONCERNING PELVIC EXAMS. 1. ON OR BEFORE JULY
 FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP AN INFORMA-
 TIONAL PAMPHLET FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING PELVIC EXAMINATIONS.  IN  DEVEL-
 OPING THE PAMPHLET, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH STATE PROFESSIONAL
 SOCIETIES REPRESENTING PHYSICIANS IN GENERAL, OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOL-
 OGISTS,  FAMILY  PRACTICE  PHYSICIANS,  NURSE  PRACTITIONERS,  PHYSICIAN
 ASSISTANTS AND MIDWIVES.  THE PAMPHLET SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE  LIMITED
 TO INFORMATION CONCERNING, THE FOLLOWING:
   (A) WHAT A PELVIC EXAM IS AND HOW IT IS PROPERLY PERFORMED;
   (B) IF APPLICABLE, A DESCRIPTION OF OTHER RELEVANT EXAMS;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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