senate Bill S5298B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires school districts to submit documentation demonstrating that the district has implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance reviews of teachers and principals

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2016 print number 5298b
amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
May 18, 2015 print number 5298a
amend (t) and recommit to education
May 12, 2015 referred to education

S5298 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L

S5298 - Summary

Requires school districts to submit documentation demonstrating that the district has implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance reviews of teachers and principals.

S5298 - Sponsor Memo

S5298 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5298

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to repeal subdivision 11 of section 3012-d of the  education  law
  relating to the limitation of the apportionment of general support for
  public  schools  which  requires  certain standards and procedures for
  conducting annual performance reviews of teachers and principals to be
  implemented

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11 of section 3012-d of the education law is
REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                                                           LBD10895-01-5

S5298A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L

S5298A - Summary

Requires school districts to submit documentation demonstrating that the district has implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance reviews of teachers and principals.

S5298A - Sponsor Memo

S5298A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5298--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to requiring school
  districts to submit documentation demonstrating that the district  has
  implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance
  reviews of teachers and principals

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 3012-d of the education  law,  as
added  by section 2 of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  11. [Notwithstanding any inconsistent  provision  of  law,  no]  EVERY
school  district  shall  [be  eligible  for  an apportionment of general
support  for  public  schools  from  the  funds  appropriated  for   the
2015--2016  school  year and any year thereafter in excess of the amount
apportioned to such school district in the respective base  year  unless
such  school  district has submitted documentation that has been] SUBMIT
DOCUMENTATION TO BE approved by the commissioner by November  fifteenth,
two thousand [fifteen] SIXTEEN, or by September first of each subsequent
year,  demonstrating  that  it  has  fully implemented the standards and
procedures for conducting annual teacher and  principal  evaluations  of
teachers  and  principals  in  accordance  with the requirements of this
section and  the  regulations  issued  by  the  commissioner.  [Provided
further  that  any apportionment withheld pursuant to this section shall
not occur prior to April first of the current year and  shall  not  have
any effect on the base year calculation for use in the subsequent school
year. For purposes of this section, "base year" shall mean the base year
as  defined  in  paragraph  b  of  subdivision one of section thirty-six
hundred two of this chapter, and "current year" shall mean  the  current

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10895-02-5

S5298B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L

S5298B - Summary

Requires school districts to submit documentation demonstrating that the district has implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance reviews of teachers and principals.

S5298B - Sponsor Memo

S5298B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5298--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Education in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  school
  districts  to submit documentation demonstrating that the district has
  implemented standards and procedures for conducting annual performance
  reviews of teachers and principals

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 11 of section 3012-d of the education law, as
added by section 2 of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws  of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  11.  [Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of law, no] EVERY
school district shall [be  eligible  for  an  apportionment  of  general
support   for  public  schools  from  the  funds  appropriated  for  the
2015--2016 school year and any year thereafter in excess of  the  amount
apportioned  to  such school district in the respective base year unless
such school district has submitted documentation that has  been]  SUBMIT
DOCUMENTATION  TO BE approved by the commissioner by November fifteenth,
two thousand [fifteen] SEVENTEEN, or by September first of  each  subse-
quent  year,  demonstrating  that it has fully implemented the standards
and procedures for conducting annual teacher and  principal  evaluations
of  teachers  and principals in accordance with the requirements of this
section and  the  regulations  issued  by  the  commissioner.  [Provided
further  that  any apportionment withheld pursuant to this section shall
not occur prior to April first of the current year and  shall  not  have
any effect on the base year calculation for use in the subsequent school

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10895-03-6

senate Bill S6586

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a gold star father distinctive number plate

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.655
Jan 28, 2016 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S6586 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A907
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ii, V & T L

S6586 - Summary

Establishes a gold star father distinctive number plate.

S6586 - Sponsor Memo

S6586 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6586

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  distinctive number plates for gold star fathers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 404-ii to read as follows:
  S 404-II. DISTINCTIVE PLATES FOR GOLD STAR FATHERS. 1. ANY  GOLD  STAR
FATHER OR THE SPOUSE OF A GOLD STAR FATHER RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL,
UPON  REQUEST,  BE  ISSUED  A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "GOLD STAR
FATHER". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A GOLD STAR FATHER PURSUANT
TO THIS SECTION, ADDITIONAL DISTINCTIVE PLATES MAY BE ISSUED  FOR  EVERY
VEHICLE  REGISTERED IN THE NAME OF THE GOLD STAR FATHER RECIPIENT RESID-
ING IN THIS STATE OR THE SPOUSE OF SUCH GOLD STAR FATHER.    APPLICATION
FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM
AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2.  THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE
ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE  APPLICANT
OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS A GOLD STAR FATHER.
  3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN  THE  SAME  MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR
REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE,
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO SERVICE CHARGE  SHALL  BE  CHARGED  FOR  SUCH
PLATE.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



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                                                           LBD02804-01-5

senate Bill S6585

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child under 16 is in or on such vehicle

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1451
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 28, 2016 referred to codes

S6585 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1085
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§155.35, 155.42 & 160.15, Pen L

S6585 - Summary

Increases penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child under 16 is in or on such vehicle.

S6585 - Sponsor Memo

S6585 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6585

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the theft of a motor vehi-
  cle while a child is present therein

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 155.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 464
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
S 155.35 Grand larceny in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of grand larceny in the third degree when he or she
steals property and WHEN:
  1. [when] the value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars[,];
or
  2. the property is an automated teller machine or the contents  of  an
automated teller machine[.]; OR
  3. THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE
HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND TRAFFIC LAW, AND, DURING THE
COMMISSION OF SUCH OFFENSE, A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF  SIXTEEN  YEARS  IS
PRESENT IN OR ON SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE.
  Grand larceny in the third degree is a class D felony.
  S  2.  Section 155.42 of the penal law, as added by chapter 515 of the
laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 155.42 Grand larceny in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of grand larceny in the first degree when he OR SHE
steals property and when [the]:
  1. THE value of the property exceeds one million dollars[.]; OR
  2. THE PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF ITS VALUE, CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC
LAW, IS OBTAINED BY EXTORTION COMMITTED BY INSTILLING IN  THE  VICTIM  A
FEAR THAT THE ACTOR OR ANOTHER PERSON WILL CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY TO SOME
PERSON,  IN  THE  FUTURE,  AND A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS IS
PRESENT IN OR ON SUCH  MOTOR  VEHICLE  DURING  THE  COMMISSION  OF  SUCH
OFFENSE.
  Grand larceny in the first degree is a class B felony.

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senate Bill S6584

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Jan 28, 2016 referred to agriculture

S6584 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9622
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §380, Ag & Mkts L

S6584 - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally and in writing prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; requires veterinarians to provide a manufacturer's warning label or information insert when repackaging medication.

S6584 - Sponsor Memo

S6584 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6584

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT establishing Buoy's law; to amend  the  agriculture  and  markets
  law, in relation to requiring veterinarians to notify owners of poten-
  tial  risks  and  side  effects  of medication prior to prescribing or
  otherwise providing medication to an animal

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Buoy's law".
  S  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
section 380 to read as follows:
  S 380. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
CATION. 1. A VETERINARIAN WHO PRESCRIBES OR OTHERWISE  PROVIDES  MEDICA-
TION  FOR AN ANIMAL SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE ANIMAL VERBALLY AND IN
WRITING OF THE POTENTIAL RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF SUCH MEDICATION PRIOR
TO PRESCRIBING OR PROVIDING MEDICATION.
  2. IF A  VETERINARIAN  REPACKAGES  PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATION  PRIOR  TO
PRESCRIBING  OR  OTHERWISE  PROVIDING  SUCH MEDICATION, THE VETERINARIAN
SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF THE  DRUG  MANUFACTURER'S  WARNING  LABEL  OR  A
MANUFACTURER'S WARNING INFORMATION INSERT TO THE OWNER OF THE ANIMAL.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.





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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13814-01-6

senate Bill S6583

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 vetoed memo.278
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.347
substituted for a9353c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1563
Jun 07, 2016 print number 6583b
amend and recommit to rules
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2016 print number 6583a
reported with amendments and committed to finance
Apr 05, 2016 committee discharged and committed to health
Jan 28, 2016 referred to children and families

Co-Sponsors

S6583 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L

S6583 - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583 - Sponsor Memo

S6583 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6583

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED A WRITTEN OR ELECTRONIC
ORDER.  SUCH  ORDER  SHALL  STATE THAT THE INFANT HAS A DOCUMENTED BIRTH
WEIGHT OF ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED GRAMS OR LESS, AND/OR HAS A  CONGEN-
ITAL  OR  ACQUIRED INTESTINAL CONDITION, AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK
FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING INTOLERANCE, NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR
INFECTION, WHICH REQUIRES NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK, AND THE MOTHER  OR
INFANT IS CURRENTLY MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO PRODUCE OR RECEIVE
MATERNAL  BREAST  MILK  OR  PARTICIPATE  IN BREAST FEEDING. COVERAGE FOR
DONOR BREAST MILK SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO  THE  MARKET
COST  OF  SUCH MILK PROCURED FROM A HUMAN MILK BANK ASSOCIATION OF NORTH
AMERICA CERTIFIED MILK BANK, PLUS TWENTY PERCENT OF SUCH  COST  FOR  THE
PROCESSING  THEREOF.  THE PAYMENT OF THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK SHALL
BE EXCLUSIVE OF ANY OTHER CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS THAT EXIST  BETWEEN  A
HOSPITAL AND THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-04-5

Co-Sponsors

S6583A - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L

S6583A - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583A - Sponsor Memo

S6583A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6583--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families  --  committee  discharged  and  said  bill  committed to the
  Committee on Health -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  with amendments -- ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH  A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED AN ORDER FOR AN INFANT
WHO:  (I) HAS A DOCUMENTED BIRTHWEIGHT  OF  ONE  THOUSAND  FIVE  HUNDRED
GRAMS  OR  LESS; (II) HAS A CONGENITAL OR ACQUIRED INTESTINAL CONDITION,
AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING  INTOLERANCE,
NECROTIZING  ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR INFECTION; OR (III) OTHERWISE REQUIRES
NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK; AND (IV) THE MOTHER OR INFANT  IS  CURRENTLY
MEDICALLY  OR  PHYSICALLY  UNABLE  TO PRODUCE OR RECEIVE MATERNAL BREAST
MILK OR PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING. COVERAGE FOR  DONOR  BREAST  MILK
SHALL  BE NOT LESS THAN THE REASONABLE COST OF SUCH MILK PROCURED FROM A
CERTIFIED MILK BANK, PLUS REASONABLE PROCESSING AND HANDLING FEES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-07-6

Co-Sponsors

S6583B - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §365-a, Soc Serv L

S6583B - Summary

Provides medical assistance coverage for the cost of donor breast milk which is medically necessary for certain prematurely born infants.

S6583B - Sponsor Memo

S6583B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6583--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and Families -- committee discharged and said bill  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  --  reported  favorably from said committee and
  committed to the Committee  on  Finance  with  amendments  --  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Rules
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  medical  assistance  coverage  for  the  cost  of donor breast milk in
  certain circumstances

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 365-a of the social services law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (dd) to read as follows:
  (DD) THE COST OF DONOR BREAST MILK, FOR HOME AND  INPATIENT  USE,  FOR
WHICH  A LICENSED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER HAS ISSUED AN ORDER FOR AN INFANT
WHO IS MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO RECEIVE MATERNAL BREAST MILK OR
PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING OR WHOSE MOTHER IS MEDICALLY OR PHYSICALLY
UNABLE TO PRODUCE MATERNAL BREAST MILK OR PARTICIPATE IN BREAST FEEDING.
SUCH INFANT MUST: (I) HAVE A DOCUMENTED BIRTH  WEIGHT  OF  ONE  THOUSAND
FIVE  HUNDRED GRAMS OR LESS; (II) HAVE A CONGENITAL OR ACQUIRED INTESTI-
NAL CONDITION, AND IS THEREFORE AT A HIGH RISK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF  FEED-
ING  INTOLERANCE,  NECROTIZING  ENTEROCOLITIS AND/OR INFECTION; OR (III)
OTHERWISE REQUIRE NOURISHMENT BY BREAST MILK.  COVERAGE FOR DONOR BREAST
MILK SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN THE REASONABLE COST OF  SUCH  MILK  PROCURED
FROM  A  CERTIFIED  MILK  BANK,  PLUS REASONABLE PROCESSING AND HANDLING
FEES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13070-10-6

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Senator Kemp Hannon and County Executive Ed Mangano encourage you to attend a FREE Narcan training event on Wednesday February 10, at the Hempstead High School, 201 President Steet, Hempstead.

Abuse and death from the use of opioids such as Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Heroin is rising at an alarming rate.  Learn what you can do in case of an overdose and how to administer the life-saving, overdose-reversal agent Narcan.

Narcan is the antidote to an opioid overdose and you can get training and a FREE Narcan Kit.

This week, Senator Michael Nozzolio participated in the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Education to provide a thorough review of issues affecting education in New York State. The Senate and Assembly jointly convened the hearing in Albany and testimony was received from educational leaders throughout the state.

 

Smithtown Acura presented a CPR Resusci Anne training unit to the Selden Fire Department today at the dealership at 780 Middle Country Rd, Saint James, New York.  Smithtown Acura is a member of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) which administers the CPR donations on behalf of the National Automobile Dealers Association Charitable Foundation.  New York State Senator John Flanagan supported the event.

Senator O'Mara and his colleagues have continued to stress the need for mandate relief and regulatory reform.

Elmira, N.Y., January 28—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) is co-sponsoring mandate relief legislation that would require the state to stop passing the cost of legal defense services for the poor, commonly known as “indigent defense,” to counties.

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