senate Bill S8751

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to informational leaflets for maternity patients

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Current Bill Status Via A9098 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 19, 2022 signed chap.382
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
May 11, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1079
substituted for s8751
May 11, 2022 substituted by a9098a
May 09, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2022 1st report cal.1079
Apr 11, 2022 referred to women's issues

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S8751 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9098
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-j, Pub Health L

S8751 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to informational leaflets for maternity patients; requires certain annual statistical information to be presented on the department's website for the most recent five years for which such data is available.

S8751 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8751 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8751
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  informational
   leaflets for maternity patients
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2803-j of the public  health  law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  66  of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. The commissioner shall require that every hospital and birth center
 shall prepare in printed or photocopied form and distribute at the  time
 of  pre-booking directly to each prospective maternity patient and, upon
 request, to the general public an informational  leaflet.  Such  leaflet
 shall  be  designed  by  the  commissioner and shall contain brief defi-
 nitions of maternity related procedures and practices  as  specified  in
 subdivision two of this section and such other material as deemed appro-
 priate  by  the commissioner. Hospitals and birth centers may also elect
 to distribute additional explanatory material along with  the  maternity
 patients informational leaflet. The commissioner shall make the informa-
 tion  contained in the leaflet available on the department's website AND
 SHALL PRESENT ALL ANNUAL STATISTICAL INFORMATION  COMPILED  PURSUANT  TO
 SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  THIS SECTION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE FOR THE
 MOST RECENT FIVE YEARS FOR WHICH SUCH DATA IS AVAILABLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14254-04-2


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