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Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care: Assembly Health Committee Advances Nursing Home Package

On Monday, March 1, the Assembly Health Committee advanced several bills to improve patient safety, accountability, and quality of care in nursing homes.These are part of an Assembly package of nursing home reform bills, including additional legislation...

Assembly Passes Legislation Providing Sick Leave for All New Yorkers During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Yesterday both houses of the Legislature passed and the Governor signed legislation to immediately provide all New Yorkers with sick leave during the coronavirus pandemic. I cosponsored the bill, A.10153/S.8091, which was introduced by Assembly Member...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Health Committee reported 57 bills at its first three meetings of the year. Several of these were “chapter amendments,” which are new bills making minor changes agreed to as a condition of the Governor signing previous bills.The...

2020 Annual Report of the New York State Assembly Committee on Health

Notice of Public Hearing - The impacts of COVID-19 on individuals struggling with a substance use disorder and the availability of supportive services

Notice of Online Video Public Hearing - Residential health care facilities and COVID-19

Assembly Health Committee Update

Sixty-eight bills approved by the Assembly Health Committee passed both the Assembly and Senate this year.Bills passed by both Houses include:The Health Committee also held hearings this spring on rural health care access and the New York Health Act single-payer...

Assembly Health Committee Update

Sixty-eight bills approved by the Assembly Health Committee passed both the Assembly and Senate this year.Bills passed by both Houses include:The Health Committee also held hearings this spring on rural health care access and the New York Health Act single-payer...

Decrim NY, Legislators Introduce First Statewide Bill to Decriminalize and Decarcerate Sex Trades in Nation's History

New York, NY – Today, Decrim NY and legislators unveiled Stop Violence in the Sex Trades Act, a package bill to decriminalize and decarcerate the sex trades in New York. It is the first statewide bill of its kind in the nation's...

Notice of Public Hearing - Exploring solutions to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on minority communities

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