|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 17, 2022||signed chap.523|
|Aug 05, 2022||delivered to governor|
|Jun 01, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1713
substituted for s9185
|Jun 01, 2022||substituted by a9764|
|May 31, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.1713|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 12, 2022||referred to health|
senate Bill S9185Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A9764 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S9185 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 2 Title 2-F Title Head, §§240, 241, 242 & 243, Pub Health L
S9185 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9185 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to redefining the duties and renaming the office of minority health to the office of health equity and renaming the minority health council to the health equity council PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to rename the Office of Minority Health under the Department of Health to the Office of Health Equity and expand the office's mission and scope. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill would amend Title II-F of Article 2 of the Public Health Law to reflect the renaming of the Office of Minority Health to the Office of Health Equity.
S9185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9185 I N S E N A T E May 12, 2022 ___________ 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 redefining the duties and renaming the office of minority health to the office of health equity and renaming the minority health council to the health equity council THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The title heading of title 2-F of article 2 of the public health law, as added by chapter 757 of the laws of 1992 and as relet- tered by chapter 443 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: OFFICE OF [MINORITY] HEALTH EQUITY § 2. Section 240 of the public health law, as added by chapter 757 of the laws of 1992 and as renumbered by chapter 443 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: § 240. Definitions. For the purposes of this article: 1. "UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS" SHALL MEAN THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED INJUSTICES AND DISADVANTAGES AS A RESULT OF THEIR RACE, ETHNICITY, SEXU- AL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, DISABILITY STATUS, AGE, IMMIGRATION STATUS, AND/OR SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS, AMONG OTHERS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH. 2. "[Minority] RACIALLY AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE area" shall mean a county with a non-white population of forty percent or more, or the service area of an agency, corporation, facility or individual providing medical and/or health services whose non-white population is forty percent or more. [2. "Minority health care provider" or "minority provider"] 3. "PROVIDER" shall mean any agency, corporation, facility, or individual providing medical and/or health care services to [residents of a minori- ty area] UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS. [3.] 4. "Office" shall mean the office of [minority] health EQUITY, as created pursuant to section two hundred [thirty-eight-a] FORTY-ONE of this [article] TITLE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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