senate Bill S2191

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to antimicrobial resistance prevention and education

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Current Bill Status Via A5847 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.353
substituted for s2191
Mar 10, 2021 substituted by a5847
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.353
Jan 20, 2021 referred to health

S2191 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5847
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2803-z, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8752

S2191 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to antimicrobial resistance prevention and education; requires every general hospital and nursing home to establish and implement an antimicrobial stewardship program and establish and implement training regarding antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention and control.

S2191 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2191 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2191
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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  antimicrobial
   resistance prevention and education
 
   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
 2803-z to read as follows:
   § 2803-Z. ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION. 1.  EVERY
 GENERAL HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT AN ANTI-
 MICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS FEDERAL MEDICARE AND
 MEDICAID  CONDITIONS  OF  PARTICIPATION  FOR  ANTIMICROBIAL  STEWARDSHIP
 PROGRAMS IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.  ADDITIONALLY,  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL
 INCORPORATE  AN  ONGOING  PROCESS  TO MEASURE THE IMPACT OF THE PROGRAM,
 INCLUDING REVIEW, AT LEAST ANNUALLY, OF ANTIMICROBIAL  UTILIZATION  DATA
 WITH DEVELOPMENT OF RESPONSE PLANS FOR HIGH OR INCREASING UTILIZATION.
   2.  EVERY GENERAL HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLE-
 MENT  TRAINING  REGARDING   ANTIMICROBIAL   RESISTANCE   AND   INFECTION
 PREVENTION AND CONTROL, OR ENSURE THAT SUCH TRAINING HAS TAKEN PLACE, IN
 ADDITION  TO OR WITHIN EXISTING INFECTION CONTROL TRAINING PROGRAMS, FOR
 ALL INDIVIDUALS LICENSED OR CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO  TITLE  EIGHT  OF  THE
 EDUCATION  LAW  AND  WHO ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE COURSEWORK OR TRAINING
 REGARDING INFECTION CONTROL PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED  THIRTY-NINE
 OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED FIVE-B OF THE EDUCATION
 LAW.
   3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS  AS  MAY  BE
 NECESSARY AND PROPER TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.    Effective  immediately,  the  addition,  amendment
 and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
 of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are  authorized  to be made and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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