Senate Bill S5214

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Establishes a uniform electronic medical records system for correctional facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


  • 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-S5214 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5902
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §144, Cor L

2023-S5214 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision, in consultation with the commissioner of health and the commissioner of mental health, to develop a uniform electronic medical records system to be utilized by all correctional facilities in the state.

2023-S5214 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5214 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5214
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 establishing a
   uniform electronic medical records system for correctional facilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 144
 to read as follows:
   § 144. UNIFORM ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS.  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN
 CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF HEALTH AND THE COMMISSIONER OF
 MENTAL HEALTH, SHALL DEVELOP A UNIFORM ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS SYSTEM
 TO BE UTILIZED BY ALL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN THE STATE.
   2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND  REGULATIONS  NECESSARY
 FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09635-01-3



              

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