Bill Text: NY S05618 | 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 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-09 - REFERRED TO HEALTH [S05618 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05618-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5618
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       May 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed 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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