senate Bill S8149

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides incarcerated individuals with access to breast cancer screenings and information about breast self-examinations

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2022 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 15, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2022 1st report cal.495
Jan 26, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Feb 14, 2022 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S8149
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2022

S8149 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §627, amd §140, Cor L

S8149 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides incarcerated individuals with access to breast cancer screenings every two years and information about breast self-examinations.

S8149 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8149
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  CLEARE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
   Correction
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to providing incarcerat-
   ed individuals with access to breast cancer screenings and information
   about breast self-examinations

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "Eleonora
 legacy act".
   § 2. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 627 to read
 as follows:
   §  627.  ROUTINE  MAMMOGRAM  SCREENINGS.  ROUTINE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS
 SHALL BE OFFERED EVERY TWO YEARS AT NO COST  TO  INDIVIDUALS  HOUSED  IN
 STATE AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES USED FOR THE GENERAL CONFINEMENT
 OF  INMATES  AND  IN ANY OTHER STATE OR LOCAL FACILITY WHERE INDIVIDUALS
 ARE DETAINED OR CONFINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
   § 3. Section 140 of the correction law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL,  TO  THE  BEST OF ITS ABILITY, PROVIDE ALL
 SENTENCED INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS WITH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOCUSED  ON
 THE  IMPORTANCE  OF PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE MEASURES THAT INCLUDES, BUT
 IS NOT LIMITED TO, BREAST SELF-EXAMINATIONS.
   § 4. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall become have a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04968-04-2


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