senate Bill S3061

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting COVID-19, communicable diseases and deaths caused by such communicable diseases

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.356
committed to rules
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 3061a
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.356
Jan 27, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S3061A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S3061
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S3061 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§206 & 4140, add §2101-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8999

S3061 - Summary

Outlines requirements for reporting COVID-19, communicable diseases and deaths due to such communicable diseases for the commissioner of health, state institutions, and hospitals.

S3061 - Sponsor Memo

S3061 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3061
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  JACKSON,  MAY, SKOUFIS -- 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 reporting communi-
   cable diseases and deaths caused by such communicable diseases

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 206 of the public  health  law  is
 amended by adding two new paragraphs (e-1) and (e-2) to read as follows:
   (E-1)  ENSURE  THAT  THE  DEPARTMENT  UPDATES ITS REGULAR REPORTING OF
 "NURSING HOME AND ADULT CARE FACILITY COVID RELATED DEATHS STATEWIDE" TO
 INCLUDE THOSE COVID-19 CONFIRMED AND PRESUMED POSITIVE  CASES  OF  THOSE
 RESIDENTS  WHO  WERE  TRANSFERRED TO A HOSPITAL AND DIED IN THE HOSPITAL
 RETROSPECTIVE TO MARCH FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY.  SUCH  UPDATE  SHALL
 OCCUR AND BE PUBLICLY POSTED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION;
   (E-2)  SHARE  AGGREGATE  REPORTS  OF  INFORMATION  COLLECTED UNDER THE
 DEPARTMENT'S EMERGENCY SURVEY  SYSTEM  KNOWN  AS  THE  HEALTH  EMERGENCY
 RESPONSE  DATA  SYSTEM  (HERDS),  OR  ITS  SUCCESSOR,  WITH THE ENTITIES
 COMPLETING AND SUBMITTING THE HERDS SURVEYS, IN ORDER  TO  SUPPORT  SUCH
 ENTITIES' SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE NEEDS AS DICTATED
 BY  THE  NATURE  OF  THE  EMERGENCY;  SUCH  REPORTS SHALL BE SHARED WITH
 SURVEYED ENTITIES AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE AFTER THE HERDS COLLECTION, AND
 SHALL BE IN A FORM AND INTERVAL APPROPRIATE TO THE COLLECTION  FREQUENCY
 AND  CIRCUMSTANCES  OF  THE EMERGENCY; FOR SURVEYS OF DURATION LESS THAN
 ONE WEEK, REPORTS SHALL BE SHARED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, BUT NOT  LATER
 THAN  ONE WEEK AFTER FINAL COLLECTION; FOR SURVEYS OF DURATION MORE THAN
 ONE WEEK, SUCH REPORTS SHALL BE SHARED NO LESS  FREQUENTLY  THAN  WEEKLY
 DURING  THE  SURVEY  PERIOD.  INFORMATION  FROM SUCH REPORTS MAY BE MADE
 PUBLIC BY THE DEPARTMENT AND SHALL BE USED TO  ENSURE  THE  DEPARTMENT'S
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07694-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3061A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§206 & 4140, add §2101-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8999

S3061A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Outlines requirements for reporting COVID-19, communicable diseases and deaths due to such communicable diseases for the commissioner of health, state institutions, and hospitals.

S3061A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3061A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3061--A
     Cal. No. 356
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, BIAGGI, JACKSON, MAY, SKOUFIS -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Health -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first
   report,  amended  on  first  report,  ordered  to  a second report and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  reporting  COVID-
   19,  communicable  diseases  and  deaths  caused  by such communicable
   diseases
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 206 of the public health law is
 amended by adding two new paragraphs (e-1) and (e-2) to read as follows:
   (E-1) ENSURE THAT THE DEPARTMENT  UPDATES  ITS  REGULAR  REPORTING  OF
 "NURSING HOME AND ADULT CARE FACILITY COVID RELATED DEATHS STATEWIDE" TO
 INCLUDE  THOSE  COVID-19  CONFIRMED AND PRESUMED POSITIVE CASES OF RESI-
 DENTS WHO WERE TRANSFERRED FROM A NURSING HOME OR ADULT CARE FACILITY TO
 A HOSPITAL AND DIED IN THE HOSPITAL RETROSPECTIVE TO  MARCH  FIRST,  TWO
 THOUSAND  TWENTY.  SUCH UPDATE SHALL OCCUR AND BE PUBLICLY POSTED WITHIN
 THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION;
   (E-2) SHARE AGGREGATE  REPORTS  OF  INFORMATION  COLLECTED  UNDER  THE
 DEPARTMENT'S  EMERGENCY  SURVEY  SYSTEM  KNOWN  AS  THE HEALTH EMERGENCY
 RESPONSE DATA SYSTEM  (HERDS),  OR  ITS  SUCCESSOR,  WITH  THE  ENTITIES
 COMPLETING  AND  SUBMITTING  THE HERDS SURVEYS, IN ORDER TO SUPPORT SUCH
 ENTITIES' SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE NEEDS AS DICTATED
 BY THE NATURE OF THE  EMERGENCY;  SUCH  REPORTS  SHALL  BE  SHARED  WITH
 SURVEYED ENTITIES AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE AFTER THE HERDS COLLECTION, AND
 SHALL  BE IN A FORM AND INTERVAL APPROPRIATE TO THE COLLECTION FREQUENCY
 AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE EMERGENCY; FOR SURVEYS OF  DURATION  LESS  THAN
 ONE  WEEK, REPORTS SHALL BE SHARED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, BUT NOT LATER
 THAN ONE WEEK AFTER FINAL COLLECTION; FOR SURVEYS OF DURATION MORE  THAN
 ONE  WEEK,  SUCH  REPORTS SHALL BE SHARED NO LESS FREQUENTLY THAN WEEKLY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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