assembly Bill A9055

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to immunization requirements for certain camp employees

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 20, 2016 referred to health

A9055 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6794
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1394, Pub Health L

A9055 - Summary

Relates to immunization requirements for certain camp employees.

A9055 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9055

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  immunization
  requirements for certain camp employees

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

  Section 1. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRING
EACH CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP, SUMMER DAY CAMP AND TRAVELING SUMMER DAY
CAMP TO ENSURE THAT EMPLOYEES WORKING AT SUCH CAMPS BE IMMUNIZED AGAINST
MUMPS, MEASLES, RUBELLA, DIPHTHERIA, VARICELLA, PERTUSSIS  AND  TETANUS.
THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  EMPLOYEES WHO HOLD GENUINE AND
SINCERE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS WHICH ARE CONTRARY  TO  THE  PRACTICES  HEREIN
REQUIRED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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assembly Bill A9053

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to emergency assistance for the replacement of property as a result of a bedbug infestation

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 17, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 referred to social services

A9053 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131-a & 303, Soc Serv L

A9053 - Summary

Relates to emergency assistance for the replacement of property as a result of a bedbug infestation; authorizes assistance in cases where the infestation cannot be controlled through the use of pesticides, treatments, fumigation, or any other method of extermination by an exterminator.

A9053 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9053

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Social Services

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to emergency
  assistance for the replacement of property as a  result  of  a  bedbug
  infestation

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5  of  section  131-a  of  the
social services law, as amended by chapter 298 of the laws of 1971, such
subdivision as renumbered by chapter 453 of the laws of 1990, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  replacement  of  necessary  furniture and clothing for persons in
need of public assistance who have suffered the loss of  such  items  as
the  result of fire, flood or other like catastrophe OR AS THE RESULT OF
A BEDBUG INFESTATION THAT CANNOT BE CONTROLLED THROUGH THE USE OF PESTI-
CIDES, TREATMENTS, FUMIGATION, OR ANY OTHER METHOD OF  EXTERMINATION  BY
AN EXTERMINATOR, provided provisions therefor cannot otherwise be made;
  S  2.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 303 of the social
services law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 1975, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a) Replacement or repair, as the case may be, of clothing, furniture,
food,  fuel  and  shelter;  (including  repairs  to homes owned by aged,
blind, and  disabled  persons  and  temporary  shelter  until  necessary
repairs  are completed or replacement shelter is secured), provided such
clothing, furniture, food, fuel or shelter was lost or rendered  useless
as  a  result  of  burglary, theft or vandalism, or as a result of fire,
flood or other similar catastrophe which could not have  been  [forseen]
FORESEEN by such person, and was not under his control, OR AS THE RESULT
OF  A  BEDBUG  INFESTATION  THAT CANNOT BE CONTROLLED THROUGH THE USE OF
PESTICIDES, TREATMENTS, FUMIGATION, OR ANY OTHER METHOD OF EXTERMINATION
BY AN EXTERMINATOR. All such losses shall  have  been  reported  to  and
appropriately  verified  by  local  officials before such replacement or
repair;
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

assembly Bill A9054

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to licensee liability for nuclear electric generating and decommissioning facilities

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jun 01, 2016 held for consideration in corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 20, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A9054 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §29-c, Exec L

A9054 - Summary

Relates to licensee liability for nuclear electric generating and decommissioning facilities.

A9054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9054

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BARCLAY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to licensee liability for
  nuclear electric generating and decommissioning facilities

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 29-c of the exec-
utive  law,  as  added by chapter 708 of the laws of 1981, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) Any licensee of the United States  nuclear  regulatory  commission
for  a nuclear electric generating facility OR DECOMMISSIONING FACILITY,
WITH AN ACTIVE LICENSE, shall be liable for an  annual  fee  to  support
state  and local governmental responsibilities under accepted radiologi-
cal emergency preparedness plans related to  the  facility  operated  by
such licensee. A LICENSEE SHALL NO LONGER BE LIABLE FOR FEES PURSUANT TO
THIS  SUBDIVISION,  UPON  TERMINATION OF THEIR LICENSE WITH SUCH COMMIS-
SION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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assembly Bill A9052

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the retail sale of dextromethorphan

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 24, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 20, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A9052 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §391-s, Gen Bus L

A9052 - Summary

Relates to the retail sale of dextromethorphan.

A9052 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9052

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JAFFEE, GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the retail sale
  of dextromethorphan

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

  Section  1.  Section  391-s  of  the general business law, as added by
chapter 357 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  S 391-s. Restricted access to retail sale of dextromethorphan, common-
ly known as "dxm". 1. [No retail establishment  offering  for  sale  any
product or products containing as an active ingredient dextromethorphan,
shall permit the sale of such products to persons under the age of eigh-
teen  without  a valid prescription. Retail establishments shall require
proof of legal age for purchase of such  products.  Such  identification
need  not  be required of any individual who reasonably appears to be at
least twenty-five years of age, provided, however, that such  appearance
shall  not  constitute  a defense in any proceeding alleging the sale of
any product or products containing as an active ingredient dextromethor-
phan to an individual under eighteen years of age. Any retail establish-
ment which violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to a
fine of two hundred fifty dollars for each such violation.
  2.] As used in this section "retail establishment" means every  vendor
that in the regular course of business sells products containing dextro-
methorphan  at  retail directly to the public including, but not limited
to, pharmacies, grocery stores, and other retail stores.
  2. NO RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT OFFERING FOR SALE ANY PRODUCT  OR  PRODUCTS
CONTAINING AS AN ACTIVE INGREDIENT DEXTROMETHORPHAN, SHALL:
  (A) PERMIT THE SALE OF SUCH PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGH-
TEEN WITHOUT A VALID PRESCRIPTION; AND
  (B)  PLACE  SUCH PRODUCT IN A LOCATION SUCH THAT CUSTOMERS HAVE DIRECT
ACCESS TO THE PRODUCT BEFORE THE SALE IS MADE.
  3. RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS SHALL REQUIRE PROOF OF LEGAL AGE FOR PURCHASE
OF SUCH PRODUCTS. SUCH IDENTIFICATION NEED NOT BE REQUIRED OF ANY  INDI-
VIDUAL  WHO  REASONABLY APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE,

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

assembly Bill A9051

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "health insurance preauthorization disclosure act"

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 20, 2016 referred to insurance

A9051 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§4242 & 4905-a, Ins L; add §4905-a, Pub Health L

A9051 - Summary

Enacts the "health insurance preauthorization disclosure act"; requires health insurance companies to provide participating health care providers with a list of health care treatments and services that require preauthorization from the health insurance company.

A9051 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9051

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to enacting the "health insurance preauthorization disclosure act"

  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 "health insurance preauthorization disclosure act".
  S 2. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 4242 to read
as follows:
  S  4242.  HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES; PREAUTHORIZATION FOR HEALTH CARE
SERVICES. EVERY HEALTH CARE  INSURANCE  COMPANY  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO
PROVIDE  PARTICIPATING  PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, AS DEFINED
IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION TWENTY-NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, WITH AN UPDATED  LIST OF HEALTH CARE TREATMENTS AND SERVICES
THAT REQUIRE PREAUTHORIZATION OR PRECERTIFICATION FROM SUCH HEALTH  CARE
INSURANCE COMPANY.  SUCH LIST SHALL BE DEVELOPED BASED UPON CONSULTATION
WITH  MEDICAL  GUIDELINES  DEVELOPED  BY  THE RELEVANT MEDICAL SPECIALTY
ORGANIZATION AND IN CONSULTATION WITH APPROPRIATELY  TRAINED  PHYSICIANS
PRACTICING  WITHIN  THE REGION THE HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMPANY SERVES.
SUCH LIST SHALL BE UPDATED ANNUALLY OR MORE FREQUENTLY  AS  APPROPRIATE.
ONLY  THOSE  HEALTH CARE SERVICES WHICH ARE CONTAINED ON SUCH LIST SHALL
BE SUBJECT TO PRE-AUTHORIZATION OR PRECERTIFICATION BY THE  HEALTH  CARE
INSURANCE COMPANY. NO HEALTH CARE TREATMENT OR SERVICE SHALL BE ADDED TO
THE  LIST  OF  SERVICES  REQUIRING PRE-AUTHORIZATION OR PRECERTIFICATION
UNLESS THE HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMPANY PROVIDES A  MINIMUM  OF  NINETY
DAYS NOTICE TO PARTICIPATING PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.
  S  3.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 4905-a
to read as follows:
  S 4905-A. PRE-AUTHORIZED SERVICES. EVERY HEALTH  CARE  PLAN  SHALL  BE
REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AND PROVIDE TO PARTICIPATING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS A
LIST  OF  HEALTH CARE SERVICES THAT REQUIRE PRE-AUTHORIZATION OR PRECER-
TIFICATION FROM SUCH HEALTH CARE PLAN.  SUCH  LIST  SHALL  BE  DEVELOPED
BASED  UPON  CONSULTATION WITH MEDICAL GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY THE RELE-

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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senate Bill S5338A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the pharmaceutical cost transparency act of 2016

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 20, 2016 print number 5338a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
May 13, 2015 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S5338 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §278-a, Pub Health L

S5338 - Summary

Enacts the pharmaceutical cost transparency act requiring prescription drug manufacturers to file a report disclosing certain financial information pertaining to prescription drugs which have a wholesale acquisition cost of $10,000 or more annually or per course of treatment.

S5338 - Sponsor Memo

S5338 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5338

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  the
  pharmaceutical cost transparency act of 2015

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

  Section 1. This act shall be cited and may be known as the "pharmaceu-
tical cost transparency act of 2015".
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 278-a to
read as follows:
  S 278-A. PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST TRANSPARENCY. 1.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT.
A.  IT IS THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE TO MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO
THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE COST OF ULTRA-HIGH-PRICED PHARMACEUTICALS, IN ORDER
TO MAKE PHARMACEUTICAL PRICING AS TRANSPARENT AS THE  PRICING  IN  OTHER
SECTORS OF THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.
  B. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT THERE SHOULD BE ANNUAL COST REPORTING ON
THE  MOST  EXPENSIVE DRUGS THAT WOULD BE OF USE TO POLICYMAKERS, GOVERN-
MENT AGENCIES, AND  OTHERS  TO  UNDERSTAND  COSTS  FOR  THESE  IMPORTANT
PRODUCTS.
  2.  EACH  MANUFACTURER  OF  A PRESCRIPTION DRUG, MADE AVAILABLE IN NEW
YORK, THAT HAS A WHOLESALE ACQUISITION  COST  OF  TEN  THOUSAND  DOLLARS
($10,000)  OR  MORE  ANNUALLY  OR  PER COURSE OF TREATMENT, SHALL FILE A
REPORT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION ON THE COSTS FOR EACH QUALIFYING DRUG.
  3. THE REPORT REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION
SHALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FOR EACH DRUG:
  A.  THE  TOTAL  COSTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE DRUG, INCLUDING ALL OF
THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) THE TOTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COSTS PAID BY THE MANUFACTURER,
AND SEPARATELY, THE TOTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT  COSTS  PAID  BY  ANY
PREDECESSOR IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DRUG.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11025-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S5338A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §278-a, Pub Health L

S5338A - Summary

Enacts the pharmaceutical cost transparency act requiring prescription drug manufacturers to file a report disclosing certain financial information pertaining to prescription drugs which have a wholesale acquisition cost of $10,000 or more annually or per course of treatment.

S5338A - Sponsor Memo

S5338A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5338--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, PERKINS -- 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  the
  pharmaceutical cost transparency act of 2016

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

  Section 1. This act shall be cited and may be known as the "pharmaceu-
tical cost transparency act of 2016".
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 278-a to
read as follows:
  S 278-A. PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST TRANSPARENCY. 1.  LEGISLATIVE  INTENT.
A.  IT IS THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE TO MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO
THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE COST OF ULTRA-HIGH-PRICED PHARMACEUTICALS, IN ORDER
TO MAKE PHARMACEUTICAL PRICING AS TRANSPARENT AS THE  PRICING  IN  OTHER
SECTORS OF THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.
  B. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT THERE SHOULD BE ANNUAL COST REPORTING ON
THE  MOST  EXPENSIVE DRUGS THAT WOULD BE OF USE TO POLICYMAKERS, GOVERN-
MENT AGENCIES, AND  OTHERS  TO  UNDERSTAND  COSTS  FOR  THESE  IMPORTANT
PRODUCTS.
  2.  EACH  MANUFACTURER  OF  A PRESCRIPTION DRUG, MADE AVAILABLE IN NEW
YORK, THAT HAS A WHOLESALE ACQUISITION  COST  OF  TEN  THOUSAND  DOLLARS
($10,000)  OR  MORE  ANNUALLY  OR  PER COURSE OF TREATMENT, SHALL FILE A
REPORT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION ON THE COSTS FOR EACH QUALIFYING DRUG.
  3. THE REPORT REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION
SHALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FOR EACH DRUG:
  A.  THE  TOTAL  COSTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE DRUG, INCLUDING ALL OF
THE FOLLOWING:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11025-03-6

assembly Bill A5174B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires policies providing prescription drug coverage to cover vitamins and supplements, medical foods, and other medications to mitigate and/or treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 19, 2016 print number 5174b
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Apr 15, 2015 print number 5174a
amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Feb 12, 2015 referred to insurance

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A5174 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3250B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A5174 - Summary

Requires policies providing prescription drug coverage to cover vitamins and supplements, medical foods, and other medications to mitigate and/or treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease.

A5174 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5174

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McDONALD,  PICHARDO, DUPREY, WALTER, CRESPO,
  CLARK, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPINACCI, McLAUGH-
  LIN, SCARBOROUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Insur-
  ance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring prescription
  drug  coverage  to  include  such supplements and vitamins as shall be
  deemed necessary to mitigate the symptoms of mitochondrial disease

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

  Section  1.  Subsection  (i)  of  section 3216 of the insurance law is
amended by adding a new paragraph 32 to read as follows:
  (32) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS
SHALL  INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF SUCH SUPPLEMENTS AND VITAMINS AS
A PHYSICIAN SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO MITIGATE THE SYMPTOMS  OF  MITOCHON-
DRIAL  DISEASE  DIAGNOSED, THROUGH MUSCLE BIOPSY AND/OR GENETIC TESTING,
IN A COVERED PERSON.
  (B) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUCH ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND  COIN-
SURANCE  AS  MAY  BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE
CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN THE POLICY.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 20 to read as follows:
  (20)(A) EVERY GROUP OR BLANKET  POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR
PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF SUCH SUPPLE-
MENTS AND VITAMINS AS A PHYSICIAN SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO  MITIGATE  THE
SYMPTOMS  OF  MITOCHONDRIAL  DISEASE  DIAGNOSED,  THROUGH  MUSCLE BIOPSY
AND/OR GENETIC TESTING, IN A COVERED PERSON.
  (B) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUCH ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND  COIN-
SURANCE  AS  MAY  BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE
CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN THE POLICY.
  S 3. Section 4303 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (pp) to read as follows:

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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A5174A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3250B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A5174A - Summary

Requires policies providing prescription drug coverage to cover vitamins and supplements, medical foods, and other medications to mitigate and/or treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease.

A5174A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5174--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McDONALD,  PICHARDO, DUPREY, WALTER, CRESPO,
  CLARK, GOTTFRIED, RUSSELL, DiPIETRO, FAHY, STEC -- Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of  A.  BARRON, CERETTO, LUPINACCI, McLAUGHLIN, SCARBOROUGH --
  read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Insurance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring prescription
  drug coverage to include such supplements and vitamins, medical foods,
  and  other medications as shall be deemed necessary to mitigate and/or
  treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease

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

  Section  1.  Subsection  (i)  of  section 3216 of the insurance law is
amended by adding a new paragraph 32 to read as follows:
  (32) (A) EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS
SHALL  INCLUDE  COVERAGE  FOR THE COST OF SUCH SUPPLEMENTS AND VITAMINS,
MEDICAL FOODS SUCH AS COENZYME Q10, AND OTHER MEDICATIONS USED TO  TREAT
THE  SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE AS A PHYSICIAN SHALL
DEEM NECESSARY TO MITIGATE AND/OR TREAT THE  SYMPTOMS  OF  MITOCHONDRIAL
DISEASE DIAGNOSED, THROUGH CLINICAL ASSESSMENT, MUSCLE BIOPSY, BIOCHEMI-
CAL TESTING OR GENETIC TESTING, IN A COVERED PERSON.
  (B)  SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUCH ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND COIN-
SURANCE AS MAY BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT  AND  AS  ARE
CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN THE POLICY.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 20 to read as follows:
  (20)(A)  EVERY  GROUP  OR  BLANKET  POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF  SUCH  SUPPLE-
MENTS  AND VITAMINS, MEDICAL FOODS SUCH AS COENZYME Q10, AND OTHER MEDI-
CATIONS USED TO TREAT THE SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE
AS A PHYSICIAN SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO MITIGATE AND/OR TREAT  THE  SYMP-

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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A5174B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3250B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L

A5174B - Summary

Requires policies providing prescription drug coverage to cover vitamins and supplements, medical foods, and other medications to mitigate and/or treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease.

A5174B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5174--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McDONALD,  PICHARDO, DUPREY, WALTER, CRESPO,
  CLARK, GOTTFRIED, RUSSELL, DiPIETRO, FAHY, STEC -- Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of A. BARRON, CERETTO, GALEF, KEARNS, LUPINACCI, McLAUGHLIN --
  read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Insurance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Insurance in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring prescription
  drug coverage to include such supplements and vitamins, medical foods,
  and other medications as shall be deemed necessary to mitigate  and/or
  treat the symptoms of mitochondrial disease

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

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3216  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph 33 to read as follows:
  (33)  (A)  EVERY POLICY WHICH PROVIDES COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF SUCH  SUPPLEMENTS  AND  VITAMINS,
MEDICAL  FOODS SUCH AS COENZYME Q10, AND OTHER MEDICATIONS USED TO TREAT
THE SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE AS A PHYSICIAN  SHALL
DEEM  NECESSARY  TO  MITIGATE AND/OR TREAT THE SYMPTOMS OF MITOCHONDRIAL
DISEASE DIAGNOSED, THROUGH CLINICAL ASSESSMENT, MUSCLE BIOPSY, BIOCHEMI-
CAL TESTING OR GENETIC TESTING, IN A COVERED PERSON.
  (B) SUCH COVERAGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUCH ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLES AND  COIN-
SURANCE  AS  MAY  BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT AND AS ARE
CONSISTENT WITH THOSE ESTABLISHED FOR OTHER BENEFITS WITHIN THE POLICY.
  S 2. Subsection (k) of section 3221 of the insurance law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 21 to read as follows:
  (21)(A) EVERY GROUP OR BLANKET  POLICY  WHICH  PROVIDES  COVERAGE  FOR
PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR THE COST OF SUCH SUPPLE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07746-05-6

senate Bill S237A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to a study on requiring credit card companies to collect certain taxes

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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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Jan 20, 2016 print number 237a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S237 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6756A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Taxation

S237 - Summary

Relates to a study on requiring credit card companies to collect certain taxes and requires the results of the study to be submitted to the legislature.

S237 - Sponsor Memo

S237 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   237

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT requiring the commissioner of taxation and finance to  conduct  a
  study  on requiring issuers of credit cards and debit cards to pay and
  collect sales and use taxes and to pay such  taxes  directly  to  such
  commissioner

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

  Section 1. Study on credit card companies collecting certain taxes. 1.
The commissioner of taxation and finance is authorized and  directed  to
conduct  a study on requiring issuers of credit cards and debit cards to
pay and collect sales and use taxes and pay such taxes directly to  such
commissioner.
  2.  Such study shall include but not be limited to an investigation of
the current system which relies solely upon the thousands of vendors  to
voluntarily remit such sales taxes, methods to improve the collection of
sales taxes from credit card and debit card issuers, the technology that
would be required to implement a system of direct payment to the commis-
sioner  of  taxation  and  finance,  and the cost of implementing such a
system.
  3. Such study shall be submitted to the legislature on or before April
15, 2017.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00165-01-5

S237A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6756A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Taxation

S237A - Summary

Relates to a study on requiring credit card companies to collect certain taxes and requires the results of the study to be submitted to the legislature.

S237A - Sponsor Memo

S237A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 237--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  requiring the commissioner of taxation and finance to conduct a
  study on requiring issuers of credit cards and debit cards to pay  and
  collect  sales  and  use  taxes and to pay such taxes directly to such
  commissioner

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

  Section 1. Study on credit card companies collecting certain taxes. 1.
The  commissioner  of taxation and finance is authorized and directed to
conduct a study on requiring issuers of credit cards and debit cards  to
pay  and collect sales and use taxes and pay such taxes directly to such
commissioner.
  2. Such study shall include but not be limited to an investigation  of
the  current system which relies solely upon the thousands of vendors to
voluntarily remit such sales taxes, methods to improve the collection of
sales taxes from credit card and debit card issuers, the technology that
would be required to implement a system of direct payment to the commis-
sioner of taxation and finance, and the  cost  of  implementing  such  a
system.
  3. Such study shall be submitted to the legislature on or before April
15, 2018.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00165-02-6

senate Bill S236A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that the commissioner of education shall provide students who are in fifth grade or below remain in the building unless released to an authorized person

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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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Jan 20, 2016 print number 236a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S236 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6678A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S236 - Summary

Provides that the commissioner of education shall promulgate rules and regulations which require that students who are in fifth grade or below shall remain in their school building unless released to an authorized person.

S236 - Sponsor Memo

S236 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   236

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the  commis-
  sioner of education to promulgate rules and regulations requiring that
  all students in grade five or below remain at their school unless they
  are  under  the  supervision of authorized transportation, a parent or
  guardian or another authorized person

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 53 to read as follows:
  53.  THE  COMMISSIONER  IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES
AND REGULATIONS WHICH REQUIRE THAT ALL STUDENTS WHO ARE IN GRADE FIVE OR
BELOW AND WHO ARE ATTENDING SCHOOL ON A PARTICULAR DAY SHALL  REMAIN  AT
THEIR  SCHOOL BUILDING UNLESS THEY ARE RELEASED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF
AUTHORIZED TRANSPORTATION, A PARENT OR GUARDIAN  OR  ANOTHER  AUTHORIZED
PERSON.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00260-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S236A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6678A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

S236A - Summary

Provides that the commissioner of education shall promulgate rules and regulations which require that students who are in fifth grade or below shall remain in their school building unless released to an authorized person.

S236A - Sponsor Memo

S236A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 236--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DIAZ, HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Education  --
  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 committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the commis-
  sioner of education to promulgate rules and regulations requiring that
  all students in grade five or below remain at their school unless they
  are under the supervision of authorized transportation,  a  parent  or
  guardian or another authorized person

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 55 to read as follows:
  55. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED  TO  PROMULGATE  RULES
AND REGULATIONS WHICH REQUIRE THAT ALL STUDENTS WHO ARE IN GRADE FIVE OR
BELOW  AND  WHO ARE ATTENDING SCHOOL ON A PARTICULAR DAY SHALL REMAIN AT
THEIR SCHOOL BUILDING UNLESS THEY ARE RELEASED UNDER THE SUPERVISION  OF
AUTHORIZED  TRANSPORTATION,  A  PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR ANOTHER AUTHORIZED
PERSON.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00260-02-6

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