Bill Text: NY A01872 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to directing the commissioner of health to conduct a study on the feasibility of creating a burn center in Kings County Medical Center in collaboration with SUNY Downstate Medical Center's University Hospital of Brooklyn.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-4)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - referred to health [A01872 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01872-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1872
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON,  MOSLEY, ORTIZ, WALKER, CARROLL,
          SIMON, LENTOL, BICHOTTE,  DAVILA,  BARRON,  WRIGHT,  PERRY,  WILLIAMS,
          DILAN,   GOTTFRIED,  NIOU,  D'URSO,  CROUCH,  FITZPATRICK,  MONTESANO,
          COLTON, WEPRIN, COOK, PRETLOW, HAWLEY -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
        AN ACT directing the commissioner of health to conduct a  study  on  the
          feasibility  of  creating a burn center in Kings County Medical Center
          in collaboration  with  SUNY  Downstate  Medical  Center's  University
          Hospital of Brooklyn
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The commissioner of health is directed to conduct  a  study
     2  and do research as to the feasibility of creating a burn center in Kings
     3  County  Medical  Center  in  collaboration  with  SUNY Downstate Medical
     4  Center's University Hospital of Brooklyn.
     5    The study shall be conducted in accordance with rules, regulations and
     6  standards determined by the commissioner  of  health.  The  study  shall
     7  concentrate  on provisions of optimal care to burn patients for the time
     8  of injury through rehabilitation with the goal of establishing a  frame-
     9  work for the establishment of an accredited burn unit that provides high
    10  quality  patient  care  while  meeting  the standards for organizational
    11  structure, personnel qualifications, facilities  resources  and  medical
    12  care  services  pursuant  to  the  Guidelines  for the Operation of Burn
    13  Centers of the American Burn Association.
    14    The commissioner of health shall report his or  her  findings  to  the
    15  governor, the speaker of the assembly, the minority leader of the assem-
    16  bly,  the  temporary  president of the senate and the minority leader of
    17  the senate on or before one year from  the  date  this  act  shall  take
    18  effect.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04440-01-9
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