Levenberg, Aubry, Kim, Woerner, Epstein, Gibbs, Raga
Add §144, Cor L
Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision, in consultation with the commissioner of health and the commissioner of mental health, to develop a uniform electronic medical records system to be utilized by all correctional facilities in the state.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
March 24, 2023
Introduced by M. of A. KELLES -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing a
uniform electronic medical records system for correctional facilities
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 144
2 to read as follows:
3 § 144. Uniform electronic medical records. 1. The commissioner, in
4 consultation with the commissioner of health and the commissioner of
5 mental health, shall develop a uniform electronic medical records system
6 to be utilized by all correctional facilities in the state.
7 2. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary
8 for the implementation of this section.
9 § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
10 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
11 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
12 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
13 completed on or before such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.