Updates

Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 11 bills at its meeting on April 30. The Committee reported bills authorizing adoptees to obtain copies of their birth certificates; to allow collective bargaining by health care providers with health plans;...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 33 bills at its meetings on January 23, January 29, February 4, and February 11. The Committee reported bills expanding the conditions list for medical marijuana; establishing a maternal mortality review...

Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 12 bills at its first meeting of the 2019 legislative session on January 15. The Committee reported bills guaranteeing a woman’s right to choose; requiring feminine hygiene products to be offered for...

January Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 36 bills at its first four meetings of the 2017 legislative session in January. The Committee reported bills guaranteeing a woman’s right to choose; restoring the “prescriber prevails”...

Assembly Health Committee Update: April - June

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 71 bills at its meetings on April 12, May 4, May 10, May 17, May 23, June 1, and June 15. The Committee reported bills to strengthen health and safety enforcement in adult homes; promote HIV/AIDS research...

Assembly Health Committee Update: April New Legislation Advanced to Improve Access to Medical Marijuana

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 10 bills at its meeting on April 5. The Health Committee had not met since its March 1 meeting because of work on the state budget. The Committee reported bills to expand public access to epinephrine...

Assembly Health Committee Update: January - March

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 42 bills at its meetings on January 26, February 2, February 25, and March 1. The Committee reported bills to protect service access for traumatic brain injury patients; prohibit the sale of flavored...

Assembly Health Committee Update: January

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 22 bills at its first meeting of the 2016 session on January 21. The Committee reported the bill to establish safe staffing requirements in hospitals and nursing homes (A8580, Gunther). The evidence...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 39 bills at its meetings in May. The Committee advanced legislation strengthening the “prescriber prevails” rule in Medicaid Managed Care; authorizing community paramedicine; and protecting...

Assembly Health Committee Update:
Reproductive Health Act Goes to the Assembly Floor

Assembly Health Committee Update: Reproductive Health Act Goes to the Assembly Floor Bill would make "Roe" state law The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 23 bills at its meetings on Tuesday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 24, including...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 22 bills at its meetings on Tuesday, February 10, and Thursday, February 26, 2015, including legislation giving adoptees access to their birth certificates and medical records, restoring "prescriber...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 11 bills at its meeting on Tuesday, February 3, including legislation authorizing midwife-led birthing centers; providing due process to health care practitioners; and limiting the use of pesticides...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 18 bills in May, including legislation expanding farmworker protections against pesticides; requiring screening of newborns for congenital heart defects; offering vision care in school-based health centers;...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 39 bills at meetings in April, including legislation to create a universal health coverage "single payer" plan for New York State, to allow use of marijuana under medical supervision, a ban on artificial...

Assembly Health Committee May Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 7 bills at its meeting on Monday, April 7, including legislation expanding access to the anti-overdose drug Naloxone and banning artificial trans fats in food establishments statewide. For more information...

Assembly Health Budget Update – April 2014

Dear Friend: On Monday, March 31, the Legislature passed the State budget for 2014-15. As Chair of the Assembly Health Committee, I want to let you know about a few of the many important achievements this year. Contrary to press reports, the budget...

Assembly Health Committee Update – April 2014

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 7 bills at its meeting on Monday, April 7, including legislation expanding access to the anti-overdose drug Naloxone and banning artificial trans fats in food establishments statewide. For more information...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 44 bills at meetings in January, including legislation to protect healthcare access for patients regardless of immigration status; to authorize use of marijuana under medical supervision to treat severe,...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 18 bills in May, including legislation;

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 39 bills at meetings in April, including legislation to create a universal health coverage "single payer" plan for New York State, to allow use of marijuana under medical supervision , a ban on artificial...

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Standing Committee on  Health Chair  Richard N. Gottfried Richard N. Gottfried

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