Senate Bill S4674A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Establishes a state Parkinson's disease registry

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

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2023-S4674 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5803
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 20-B §§2010 - 2014, Pub Health L

2023-S4674 - Summary

Establishes a state Parkinson's disease registry; directs certain health professionals and general hospitals to report instances of Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonisms to the department of health; directs the department of health to create and manage the Parkinson's disease registry; makes related provisions.

2023-S4674 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4674 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4674
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- 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  a
   state Parkinson's disease registry
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 2 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
 new title 9 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE IX
                    STATE PARKINSON'S DISEASE REGISTRY
 SECTION 269-A. DEFINITIONS.
         269-B. REGISTRY ESTABLISHED.
         269-C. REPORTS.
         269-D. NEW  YORK  STATE  PARKINSON'S  DISEASE  RESEARCH REGISTRY
                  WEBSITE.
   § 269-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE:
   1. "PARKINSON'S DISEASE" MEANS A CHRONIC  AND  PROGRESSIVE  NEUROLOGIC
 DISORDER  RESULTING  FROM DEFICIENCY OF THE NEUROTRANSMITTER DOPAMINE AS
 THE CONSEQUENCE OF SPECIFIC DEGENERATIVE CHANGES  IN  THE  AREA  OF  THE
 BRAIN  CALLED  THE BASAL GANGLIA. IT IS CHARACTERIZED BY TREMOR AT REST,
 SLOW MOVEMENTS, MUSCLE RIGIDITY, STOOPED POSTURE, AND UNSTEADY OR  SHUF-
 FLING GAIT.
   2.  "PARKINSONISMS"  MEANS RELATED CONDITIONS THAT CAUSE A COMBINATION
 OF THE MOVEMENT ABNORMALITIES SEEN IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE, SUCH AS TREM-
 OR AT REST, SLOW MOVEMENT, MUSCLE RIGIDITY, IMPAIRED  SPEECH  OR  MUSCLE
 STIFFNESS,  WHICH OFTEN OVERLAP WITH AND CAN EVOLVE FROM WHAT APPEARS TO
 BE PARKINSON'S DISEASE. PARKINSONISMS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE TO,
 THE FOLLOWING: MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY (MSA), DEMENTIA WITH LEWY  BODIES
 (DLB),  CORTICOBASAL  DEGENERATION  (CBD),  AND PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR
 PALSY (PSP).

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08983-01-3
 S. 4674                             2
              

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2023-S4674A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5803
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 20-B §§2010 - 2014, Pub Health L

2023-S4674A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a state Parkinson's disease registry; directs certain health professionals and general hospitals to report instances of Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonisms to the department of health; directs the department of health to create and manage the Parkinson's disease registry; makes related provisions.

2023-S4674A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4674A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4674--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  ASHBY, CLEARE, GALLIVAN, HELMING,
   MARTINS, MAY, OBERACKER, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- recommitted
   to the Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to establishing a
   state Parkinson's disease registry
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   The public health law is amended by adding a new article
 20-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 20-B
                    STATE PARKINSON'S DISEASE REGISTRY
 SECTION 2010. DEFINITIONS.
         2011. DUTY TO REPORT.
         2012. ESTABLISHMENT OF REGISTRY.
         2013. DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
         2014. DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER.
   § 2010. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1.  "PARKINSON'S  DISEASE"  MEANS A CHRONIC AND PROGRESSIVE NEUROLOGIC
 DISORDER RESULTING FROM DEFICIENCY OF THE NEUROTRANSMITTER  DOPAMINE  AS
 THE  CONSEQUENCE  OF  SPECIFIC  DEGENERATIVE  CHANGES IN THE AREA OF THE
 BRAIN CALLED THE BASAL GANGLIA.
   2. "PARKINSONISMS" MEANS RELATED CONDITIONS THAT CAUSE  A  COMBINATION
 OF THE MOVEMENT ABNORMALITIES SEEN IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE INCLUDING, BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO, TREMOR AT REST, SLOW MOVEMENT, MUSCLE RIGIDITY, IMPAIRED
 SPEECH,  OR  MUSCLE  STIFFNESS,  WHICH OFTEN OVERLAP WITH AND CAN EVOLVE
 FROM WHAT APPEARS TO BE PARKINSON'S DISEASE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08983-05-4
 S. 4674--A                          2
              

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