A02998 Summary:

BILL NOA02998
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01799
 
SPONSORBichotte (MS)
 
COSPNSRGunther, Dilan, Steck, Weprin, Rosenthal L, Galef, Gottfried, Jaffee, Cook, Lavine, Magnarelli, McDonough, Davila, Cruz, Epstein, Ashby
 
MLTSPNSRArroyo, Crouch, Finch
 
Amd 2312, Pub Health L
 
Authorizes expedited partner therapy for certain sexually transmitted infections.
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A02998 Actions:

BILL NOA02998
 
01/28/2019referred to health
02/28/2019reported referred to codes
03/05/2019reported
03/07/2019advanced to third reading cal.107
03/25/2019substituted by s1799
 S01799 AMEND= RIVERA
 01/16/2019REFERRED TO HEALTH
 02/27/20191ST REPORT CAL.192
 02/28/20192ND REPORT CAL.
 03/04/2019ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
 03/14/2019PASSED SENATE
 03/14/2019DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
 03/14/2019referred to codes
 03/25/2019substituted for a2998
 03/25/2019ordered to third reading cal.107
 03/25/2019passed assembly
 03/25/2019returned to senate
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A02998 Committee Votes:

HEALTH Chair:Gottfried DATE:02/28/2019AYE/NAY:25/0 Action: Favorable refer to committee Codes
GottfriedAyeRaiaAye
SchimmingerAyeMcDonoughAye
GalefAyeRaAye
DinowitzAyeGarbarinoAye
CahillAyeByrneAye
PaulinAyeByrnesAye
CymbrowitzAyeAshbyAye
GuntherAye
RosenthalAye
HevesiAye
JaffeeAye
SteckAye
AbinantiAye
BraunsteinAye
KimAye
SolagesAye
BichotteExcused
BarronAye
SayeghAye

CODES Chair:Lentol DATE:03/05/2019AYE/NAY:18/4 Action: Favorable
LentolAyeRaAye
SchimmingerAyeGiglioNay
PretlowAyeMontesanoNay
CookAyeMorinelloNay
CymbrowitzAyePalumboNay
O'DonnellAyeGarbarinoAye
LavineAye
PerryAye
ZebrowskiAye
AbinantiAye
WeprinAye
MosleyAye
HevesiAye
FahyAye
SeawrightAye
RosenthalAye

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A02998 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A02998 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2998
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 28, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BICHOTTE,  GUNTHER,  DILAN,  STECK,  WEPRIN,
          L. ROSENTHAL, GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,  JAFFEE,  COOK,  LAVINE,  MAGNARELLI,
          McDONOUGH,  DAVILA  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, CROUCH,
          FINCH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing  expe-
          dited partner therapy for certain sexually transmitted infections
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 2312 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
     2  577 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  2312. Expedited partner therapy for chlamydia trachomatis infection
     4  and other sexually transmitted infections.  1. Notwithstanding any other
     5  provision of law and consistent with section two thousand three  hundred
     6  five  of this title, a health care practitioner (who is authorized under
     7  title eight of the education law to diagnose  and  prescribe  drugs  for
     8  sexually  transmitted chlamydia trachomatis infection and other sexually
     9  transmitted infections, acting within his or her lawful scope  of  prac-
    10  tice)   who  diagnoses  a  sexually  transmitted  chlamydia  trachomatis
    11  infection or other  sexually  transmitted  infection  in  an  individual
    12  patient   may   prescribe,   dispense,  furnish,  or  otherwise  provide
    13  prescription antibiotic drugs for the  sexually  transmitted  infections
    14  for  which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the
    15  use of expedited partner therapy to that  patient's  sexual  partner  or
    16  partners without examination of that patient's partner or partners.
    17    2. A health care practitioner who reasonably and in good faith renders
    18  expedited  partner therapy in accordance with this section and following
    19  the rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner shall  not  be
    20  subject  to  civil or criminal liability or be deemed to have engaged in
    21  unprofessional conduct.
    22    3. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations  concerning
    23  the  implementation  of  this  section  and shall also develop forms for
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00397-01-9

        A. 2998                             2
 
     1  patients and their partners explaining expedited partner therapy  for  a
     2  chlamydia   trachomatis   infection    and  other  sexually  transmitted
     3  infections for which the Centers  for  Disease  Control  and  Prevention
     4  recommends  the  use  of expedited partner therapy.  Such forms shall be
     5  written in a clear and coherent manner using words with common, everyday
     6  meanings.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
     8  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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