Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S2874
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2874 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2874 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2874 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing protocols for the handling of stillbirths by healthcare facilities and establishing a stillbirth research database PURPOSE: This bill would specify cleanup cost liability in cases of illegal waste disposal and expand State cost recovery for hazardous waste site remedi- ation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one specifies that State and municipal remediation costs associ- ated with illegal waste disposal sites are the liability of the person responsible for the illegal waste disposal. Section two authorizes the department of environmental conservation to
2023-S2874 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2874 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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 establishing protocols for the handling of stillbirths by healthcare facilities and establishing a stillbirth research database THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 32 to read as follows: 32. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, THE NEW YORK BOARD OF NURSING, THE STATE BOARD FOR PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE STATE BOARD FOR SOCIAL WORK, SHALL DEVELOP AND PRESCRIBE BY REGULATION COMPREHENSIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED BY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE BIRTHING AND NEWBORN CARE SERVICES IN THE STATE WHEN A STILLBIRTH OCCURS. (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE THAT EACH HEALTH CARE FACILITY IN THE STATE THAT PROVIDES BIRTHING AND NEWBORN CARE SERVICES ADHERE TO THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PRESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION. THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM: (I) PROTOCOLS FOR ASSIGNING PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO ONE PHYSICIAN, WHO SHALL COMMUNICATE THE CONDITION OF THE FETUS TO THE MOTHER AND FAMI- LY, AND INFORM AND COORDINATE STAFF TO ASSIST WITH LABOR, DELIVERY, AND POSTMORTEM PROCEDURES; (II) GUIDELINES TO ASSESS A FAMILY'S LEVEL OF AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE REGARDING THE STILLBIRTH; (III) THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BEREAVEMENT CHECKLIST, AND AN INFORMA- TIONAL PAMPHLET TO BE GIVEN TO A FAMILY EXPERIENCING A STILLBIRTH THAT INCLUDES INFORMATION ABOUT FUNERAL AND CREMATION OPTIONS; (IV) PROVISION OF ONE-ON-ONE NURSING CARE FOR THE DURATION OF THE MOTHER'S STAY AT THE FACILITY; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01157-01-3
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