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A08072 Summary:

BILL NOA08072
 
SAME ASSAME AS S06469
 
SPONSORJaffee
 
COSPNSRCarroll
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Directs the department of health to maintain funding, at levels equal to those available as of April 1, 2017, for services provided by family planning providers in the event of the reduction or elimination of federal funding therefor.
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A08072 Actions:

BILL NOA08072
 
05/25/2017referred to ways and means
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A08072 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A8072
 
SPONSOR: Jaffee
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to direct the department of health to maintain funding, at levels equal to those available as of April 1, 2017, for services provided by family planning providers in the event of the reduction or elimination of federal funding therefor   PURPOSE: To maintain funding levels for family planning services in the event of the reduction or elimination of federal funding.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides that in the event that the federal budget or continu- ing resolution in force or any federal statutory or regulatory changes which result in the reduction or elimination of federal funding for services under Title X of the federal Public Health Services Act, shall not result in the reduction of funding or services provided by family planning providers that currently receive funding under Title X. Section 2 authorizes the commissioner of the department of health to promulgate any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act. Section 3 is the effective date.   JUSTIFICATION: To protect vital funding for family planning services, training and research in the event that the federal budget or continuing resolution or a change in federal statute or regulations, reduces or eliminates funding for services under Title X, this legislation would require the Commissioner of Health shall maintain funding levels equal to funds available as of April 1, 2017 to ensure access to and the continuity of services provided by family planning providers across our state   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A08072 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8072
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      May 25, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Ways and Means
 
        AN ACT to direct the department of health to maintain funding, at levels
          equal to those available as of April 1, 2017, for services provided by
          family planning providers in the event of the reduction or elimination
          of federal funding therefor

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. In the event that the federal budget or  continuing  resol-
     2  utions  in force for federal fiscal year 2017  or 2018, or for both such
     3  federal fiscal years, or federal statutory or regulatory changes, reduce
     4  or eliminate federal funding for services, funded under Title X  of  the
     5  federal  Public Health Services Act as of December 31, 2016, the depart-
     6  ment of health shall continue to maintain funding  at  levels  equal  to
     7  those  available as of April 1, 2017, to ensure access to and the conti-
     8  nuity of services provided by family  planning  providers  that  receive
     9  funding under Title X of the federal Public Health Services Act.
    10    § 2. The commissioner of health is hereby authorized to promulgate any
    11  rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act.
    12    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11204-02-7
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