senate Bill S7618

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires social services districts to distribute educational materials pertaining to sexual health to individuals enrolled in Medicaid

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2022 1st report cal.1339
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Dec 22, 2021 referred to rules

S7618 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8819
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §367-w, Soc Serv L

S7618 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires social services districts to distribute educational materials pertaining to sexual health, including information on HIV prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis to individuals enrolled in Medicaid.

S7618 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7618
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring social
   services districts to distribute educational materials  pertaining  to
   sexual health to individuals enrolled in Medicaid

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
 367-w to read as follows:
   §  367-W.  SEXUAL  HEALTH  EDUCATION  PROGRAM.  1. THE COMMISSIONER IS
 AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH  A  SEXUAL  HEALTH  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  FOR  THE
 PURPOSE  OF PROVIDING KNOWLEDGE TO MEMBERS ABOUT PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAX-
 IS. SUCH EDUCATION PROGRAM SHALL REQUIRE SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICTS  TO
 PRODUCE  AND  ANNUALLY  DISTRIBUTE  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS PERTAINING TO
 SEXUAL  EDUCATION,  SEXUAL  HEALTH,  HIV  PREVENTION,  AND  PRE-EXPOSURE
 PROPHYLAXIS TO INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED IN MEDICAID PLANS.
   2. SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS SHALL DISTRIBUTE SUCH EDUCATIONAL MATERI-
 ALS SEMI-ANNUALLY TO INDIVIDUALS DEEMED NECESSARY TO RECEIVE SUCH EDUCA-
 TIONAL  MATERIALS  ON A SEMI-ANNUAL BASIS.  SUCH DISTRICTS SHALL UTILIZE
 INTERNAL DATA, INCLUDING CLAIMS DATA FOR SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED  DISEASES
 AND HIV TESTS, PRESCRIPTIONS FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND OTHER
 DATA  DEEMED  RELEVANT  BY  SUCH  DISTRICTS  TO  IDENTIFY INDIVIDUALS TO
 RECEIVE SUCH EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ON A SEMI-ANNUAL BASIS.
   3. THE AIDS INSTITUTE SHALL OVERSEE AND  MONITOR  THE  PRODUCTION  AND
 DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13442-01-1


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