senate Bill S348

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Enacts the reproductive freedom and equity grant program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2023 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.151
Jan 17, 2023 reported and committed to rules
Jan 11, 2023 print number 348b
Jan 11, 2023 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2023 print number 348a
Jan 06, 2023 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2023 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 23, 2023 - Rules committee Vote

S348B
14
6
committee
14
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 17, 2023 - Health committee Vote

S348B
9
6
committee
9
Aye
6
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S348 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25-A §2599-bb-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S9078

S348 - Summary

Enacts the reproductive freedom and equity grant program to ensure access to abortion care in the state by providing funding to abortion providers, government entities and non-profit organizations whose primary function is to facilitate access to abortion care.

S348 - Sponsor Memo

S348 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    348
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. CLEARE, RIVERA, COONEY, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,
   SALAZAR, THOMAS -- 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  enacting  the
   reproductive freedom and equity program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "reproductive freedom and equity program".
   § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds:
   1.  Abortion  is  essential  health  care  and integral to the overall
 health and wellbeing of individuals.
   2. In 1970, New York legalized abortion,  three  years  prior  to  the
 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which enumerated a constitutional
 right to abortion care.
   3.  On  January  22,  2019,  the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court
 Decision Roe v. Wade, New York modernized our state law to be consistent
 with the holdings of Roe v. Wade, articulating in that every  individual
 has a fundamental right to abortion.
   4. Despite a constitutional and state right to abortion care, barriers
 exist  that challenge an individual's ability to exercise their right to
 care.
   5. Individuals seeking abortion care can often experience obstacles to
 obtaining an abortion, whether that is an inability to afford  the  cost
 of  care, the distance one must travel, the costs associated with travel
 including transportation needs, childcare, lodging, lost wages and more.
   6. Barriers to  care  are  often  intensified  for  immigrants,  young
 people, people with disabilities and those living in rural areas.
   7. If the United States Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, access to
 care  across the country will dramatically shift with people in at least
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S348A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25-A §2599-bb-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S9078

S348A - Summary

Enacts the reproductive freedom and equity grant program to ensure access to abortion care in the state by providing funding to abortion providers, government entities and non-profit organizations whose primary function is to facilitate access to abortion care.

S348A - Sponsor Memo

S348A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  348--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. CLEARE, RIVERA, COONEY, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,
   SALAZAR, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
   be committed to the Committee on Health -- committee discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee

 AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
   reproductive freedom and equity grant program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "reproductive freedom and equity grant program".
   § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds:
   1.  Abortion  is  essential  health  care  and integral to the overall
 health and wellbeing of individuals.
   2. In 1970, New York legalized abortion,  three  years  prior  to  the
 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which enumerated a constitutional
 right to abortion care.
   3.  On  January  22,  2019,  the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court
 decision Roe v. Wade, New York modernized our state law to be consistent
 with the holdings of Roe v. Wade, articulating in that every  individual
 has a fundamental right to abortion.
   4. Despite a constitutional and state right to abortion care, barriers
 exist  that challenge an individual's ability to exercise their right to
 care.
   5. Individuals seeking abortion care can often experience obstacles to
 obtaining an abortion, whether that is an inability to afford  the  cost
 of  care, the distance one must travel, the costs associated with travel
 including transportation needs, childcare, lodging, lost wages and more.
   6. Barriers to  care  are  often  intensified  for  immigrants,  young
 people, people with disabilities and those living in rural areas.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S348B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25-A §2599-bb-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S9078

S348B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the reproductive freedom and equity grant program to ensure access to abortion care in the state by providing funding to abortion providers, government entities and non-profit organizations whose primary function is to facilitate access to abortion care.

S348B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S348B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  348--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  CLEARE,  RIVERA,  COONEY, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN-SIGAL,
   JACKSON, SALAZAR, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
   printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law, in relation to enacting the
   reproductive freedom and equity grant program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "reproductive freedom and equity grant program".
   § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds:
   1. Abortion is essential health  care  and  integral  to  the  overall
 health and wellbeing of individuals.
   2.  In  1970,  New  York  legalized abortion, three years prior to the
 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which enumerated a constitutional
 right to abortion care.
   3. On January 22, 2019, the 46th  anniversary  of  the  Supreme  Court
 decision Roe v. Wade, New York modernized our state law to be consistent
 with  the holdings of Roe v. Wade, articulating in that every individual
 has a fundamental right to abortion.
   4. Despite a state right to abortion care, barriers exist  that  chal-
 lenge an individual's ability to exercise their right to care.
   5. Individuals seeking abortion care can often experience obstacles to
 obtaining  an  abortion, whether that is an inability to afford the cost
 of care, the distance one must travel, the costs associated with  travel
 including transportation needs, childcare, lodging, lost wages and more.
   6.  Barriers  to  care  are  often  intensified  for immigrants, young
 people, people with disabilities and those living in rural areas.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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