Bill Text: NY A06023 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires physicians and hospitals to obtain the name of the school attended by school-aged patients and to include this information in their admission registration forms.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-02 - advanced to third reading cal.254 [A06023 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06023-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6023
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 26, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. PERRY, BARRON, COLTON, COOK, TAYLOR, WEPRIN --
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GALEF, HYNDMAN, PEOPLES-STOKES --  read
          once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring physi-
          cians and hospitals to obtain the  name  of  the  school  attended  by
          school-aged  patients  and to include this information in their admis-
          sion registration forms
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.   The public health law is amended by adding a new section
     2  230-e to read as follows:
     3    § 230-e. Registration requirements. Every physician shall inquire  and
     4  document  as  part  of  his  or  her  patient registration, the name and
     5  address of the school attended by such physician's school-aged  patients
     6  and include such information in the patients' medical registration form.
     7    §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2805-z
     8  to read as follows:
     9    § 2805-z. Admission registration requirements. All  general  hospitals
    10  shall  inquire  and document the name and address of the school attended
    11  by school-aged patients upon admission, and include such information  on
    12  the hospitals' admission registration form.
    13    §  3. This act shall take effect one year after the date upon which it
    14  shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02521-02-9
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