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Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 21 bills at its meetings on April 19 and 27 including the New York Health Act single-payer bill; “safe staffing” bill to ensure appropriate staffing levels in nursing homes; bills to expand...

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...

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...

Statement from NYC & NYS Legislative Chairs Carlina Rivera, Mark Levine, Richard Gottfried, and Gustavo Rivera on Contact Tracing Leadership Decision

"It is startling that months into the worst public health crisis our City has ever faced, the de Blasio administration is undertaking a bureaucratic reshuffling that creates new and unnecessary obstacles for the critical, complicated and sensitive work...

Assembly Health Committee Update:

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 11 bills at its meeting on April 30.The Committee reported bills authorizing adoptees to obtain copies of their birth certificates; to allow collective bargaining by health care providers with health plans;...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 31 bills at its January and February meetings. The Committee reported bills to extend Medicaid coverage for new mothers; reform the distribution of indigent care pool funds for hospitals serving low-income...
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Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 11 bills at its meeting on April 30. The Committee reported bills authorizing adoptees to obtain copies of their birth certificates; to allow collective bargaining by health care providers with health plans;...

Assembly Health Committee Update

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 33 bills at its meetings on January 23, January 29, February 4, and February 11. The Committee reported bills expanding the conditions list for medical marijuana; establishing a maternal mortality review...

Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Health Committee favorably reported 12 bills at its first meeting of the 2019 legislative session on January 15. The Committee reported bills guaranteeing a woman’s right to choose; requiring feminine hygiene products to be offered for...

January Assembly Health Committee Update: Protecting Access to Reproductive Care

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 36 bills at its first four meetings of the 2017 legislative session in January. The Committee reported bills guaranteeing a woman’s right to choose; restoring the “prescriber prevails”...

Assembly Health Committee Update: April - June

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 71 bills at its meetings on April 12, May 4, May 10, May 17, May 23, June 1, and June 15. The Committee reported bills to strengthen health and safety enforcement in adult homes; promote HIV/AIDS research...

Assembly Health Committee Update: April New Legislation Advanced to Improve Access to Medical Marijuana

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 10 bills at its meeting on April 5. The Health Committee had not met since its March 1 meeting because of work on the state budget. The Committee reported bills to expand public access to epinephrine...

Assembly Health Committee Update: January - March

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 42 bills at its meetings on January 26, February 2, February 25, and March 1. The Committee reported bills to protect service access for traumatic brain injury patients; prohibit the sale of flavored...

Assembly Health Committee Update: January

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 22 bills at its first meeting of the 2016 session on January 21. The Committee reported the bill to establish safe staffing requirements in hospitals and nursing homes (A8580, Gunther). The evidence...
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