Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to health
|Jul 12, 2023
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7600
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-S7600 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7600 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the department of health to publish a report on the incidence of tick-borne illnesses annually on the department's website; requires the department to submit an annual report to the governor and the leaders of the legislature; requires the superintendent of financial services to review the status of health insurance coverage for the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne related diseases and to submit a report to the governor and the leaders of the legislature.
2023-S7600 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7600 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring annual reports on tick-borne illnesses; and to require the superintendent of financial services to review the status of health insurance coverage for the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne related diseases PURPOSE: To have a real-time understanding of the state of tick-borne illnesses in New York State by requiring the DOH to keep and report yearly statis- tics on tick-borne illnesses and tick populations and to study the current state of health insurance coverage for the treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One amends the Public Health law by adding a new section 207-b which requires the department of health, in conjunction with the tick-
2023-S7600 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7600 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E July 12, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring annual reports on tick-borne illnesses; and to require the superintendent of financial services to review the status of health insurance coverage for the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne related diseases 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 section 207-b to read as follows: § 207-B. TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES; REPORTS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONJUNC- TION WITH THE TICK-BORNE DISEASE INSTITUTE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVI- RONMENTAL CONSERVATION, SHALL PUBLISH A REPORT ON ITS WEBSITE CONTAINING INFORMATION RELATED TO THE INCIDENCE OF TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES IN THE STATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) THE NUMBER OF DIAGNOSED CASES OF TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES; (B) THE INCIDENCE OF TICK-BORNE ILLNESS IN EACH COUNTY; AND (C) THE ESTIMATED TICK POPULATION IN THE STATE AND WHETHER SUCH POPU- LATION IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE, DECREASE, OR REMAIN CONSTANT AT THE STATE AND COUNTY LEVEL. 2. ON OR BEFORE APRIL FIRST ANNUALLY, THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE TICK-BORNE DISEASE INSTITUTE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRON- MENTAL CONSERVATION, SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPO- RARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. SUCH REPORT SHALL SUMMARIZE THE STATISTICS REQUIRED TO BE REPORTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR AND INCLUDE ANY OTHER INFORMATION DEEMED RELEVANT TO TICK-BORNE ILLNESSES FOR THE COMING YEAR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11494-02-3 S. 7600 2
Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.
Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.
Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.