senate Bill S534A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring certain information about the facility be provided to prospective maternity patients

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 534a
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.374
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S534
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S534 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4598
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-j, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8726

S534 - Summary

Requires certain information about the facility and what types of plans and procedures such facility has in place to be provided to prospective maternity patients.

S534 - Sponsor Memo

S534 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    534
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN, BENJAMIN, GAUGHRAN, SALAZAR -- 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 requiring  statis-
   tics  on  maternal  deaths  and injuries by race to be included in the
   informational material provided to prospective maternity  patients  at
   all hospitals and birth centers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraph (m) of subdivision 2 of section  2803-j  of  the
 public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 431 of the laws of 2004, is
 amended and a new paragraph (n) is added to read as follows:
   (m) whether rooming-in is available in the facility, on the  basis  of
 twenty-four hours a day or daytime[.];
   (N)  THE ANNUAL PERCENTAGE OF:  MATERNAL DEATHS, BEFORE, DURING AND UP
 TO SIX WEEKS AFTER CHILDBIRTH; THIRD TRIMESTER FETAL LOSSES  AND  STILL-
 BIRTHS;  HEMORRHAGE; AND INJURIES RELATED TO CHILDBIRTH INCLUDING DAMAGE
 TO TISSUE AND ORGANS DURING CESAREAN BIRTH AND THIRD AND  FOURTH  DEGREE
 TEARING.  THE  INFORMATION  IN  THIS  PARAGRAPH SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A
 RACIAL BREAKDOWN ON ALL DATA POINTS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04860-01-1


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S534A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4598
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-j, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8726

S534A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain information about the facility and what types of plans and procedures such facility has in place to be provided to prospective maternity patients.

S534A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S534A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  534--A
     Cal. No. 374
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KAPLAN, BENJAMIN, BROUK, GAUGHRAN, SALAZAR -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Health -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to  first  and  second report, ordered to a 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  certain
   information  about  the  facility  to be included in the informational
   material provided to prospective maternity patients at  all  hospitals
   and birth centers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraph (m) of subdivision 2 of section  2803-j  of  the
 public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 431 of the laws of 2004, is
 amended and six new paragraphs (n), (o), (p), (q), (r) and (s) are added
 to read as follows:
   (m) whether rooming-in is available in the facility, on the  basis  of
 twenty-four hours a day or daytime[.];
   (N) WHETHER THE FACILITY CONDUCTS SAFETY DRILLS TO PREPARE FOR OBSTET-
 RIC EMERGENCIES;
   (O)  WHETHER  THE  FACILITY PARTICIPATES IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITI-
 ATIVES;
   (P) WHETHER THE FACILITY HAS AN AGREEMENT AND POLICY  TO  ARRANGE  FOR
 EMERGENT  TRANSFER OF CARE FOR CRITICALLY ILL PREGNANT PEOPLE/INFANTS TO
 HIGHER LEVELS OF CARE;
   (Q) WHETHER THE FACILITY HAS A WRITTEN COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT PLAN
 TO REDUCE RACIAL DISPARITIES AND ADDRESS COMMUNITY NEEDS;
   (R) WHETHER THE FACILITY OFFERS, UPON PATIENT REQUEST, AN AUTOPSY  FOR
 STILLBIRTH; AND
   (S)  WHETHER THE FACILITY OFFERS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT FOR PATIENTS THAT
 HAVE SUFFERED A STILLBIRTH OR THIRD TRIMESTER FETAL LOSS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after

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