senate Bill S4316

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the screening of newborns for certain diseases and conditions

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 22, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 03, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S4316
15
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committee
15
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
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S4316 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4572
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2500-a, Pub Health L

S4316 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds adrenoleukodystrophy and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency to the required list of screenings for newborns.

S4316 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4316 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4316
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 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 newborn  screening
   for  adrenoleukodystrophy  and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase defi-
   ciency

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  2500-a  of  the public health law, as separately
 amended by chapters 943 and 1016 of the laws of 1974, subdivision (a) as
 amended by  chapter 307 of the laws of 2018 and subdivision (c) as added
 by section 113 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2013,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   §  2500-a. Test for phenylketonuria and other diseases and conditions.
 [(a)] 1. It shall be the duty of the  administrative  officer  or  other
 person  in  charge  of  each institution caring for infants twenty-eight
 days or less of  age  and  the  person  required  in  pursuance  of  the
 provisions of section forty-one hundred thirty of this chapter to regis-
 ter  the  birth  of a child, to cause to have administered to every such
 infant or child in its or his care a test for  DISEASES  AND  CONDITIONS
 DESIGNATED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER UNDER REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER,
 AND FOR:
   [i. phenylketonuria,
   ii. homozygous sickle cell disease,
   iii. hypothyroidism,
   iv. branched-chain ketonuria,
   v. galactosemia,
   vi. homocystinuria,
   vii. critical congenital heart defects through pulse oximetry  screen-
 ing,
   viii. with] (A) PHENYLKETONURIA.
   (B) HOMOZYGOUS SICKLE CELL DISEASE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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