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Position Statements

2017- 18 Legislative Session

Local Health Departments in New York State: What We Are - What We Do

SUPPORT

General statement in Support of prohibitions on advertisements related to tobacco products and electronic cigarettes

A273/S3978  (Rosenthal/Savino) AN ACT to amend the public health law, the penal law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the purchasing age for tobacco products from eighteen to twenty-one

A310 (Jaffee) AN ACT to amend the public health law, the real property law and the state finance law, in relation to enacting the well water and water supply education act

A313/S2545 (Bichotte/Hannon) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing expedited partner therapy for certain sexually transmitted infections

A344/S1836 (Dinowitz/Kennedy) AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to providing  insurance coverage for colorectal cancer early detection

A387-B/S6750 (Gunther/Hannon) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to disposal sites operated by pharmacies

A.458-A/S1851 (Rodriguez/Ortt) AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating tactical medical providers employed by a municipal police department as peace officers

A516-A/S2543-A (Rosenthal/Hannnon) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to including electronic cigarettes within provisions regulating smoking in certain public areas

A611/S750 (Rosenthal/Ritchie) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting electronic cigarettes on school grounds

A837/S5210 (Dinowitz/Stavisky) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation toprohibiting smoking in certain outdoor areas

A2103/S4576 (Mayer/Carlucci) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the use of coupons or use of a“price reduction instrument” to lower the price of certain tobacco products

A2269 (Peoples-Stokes)AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to coverage of annual chlamydia screenings

A.2409-B/S.5664-B (Ortiz/Klein) An act to amend the agriculture and markets law and the education law, in relation to authorizing school districts and institutions of higher education to donate excess food
to local voluntary food assistance programs

A2469/S5611 (Paulin/Krueger) AN ACT to allow diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmissible diseases, including appropriate vaccinations, of minors under the age of eighteen without parental consent

A2483 (Paulin) An act to amend the public health law, in relation to municipal limited health care service facilities

A3273/S748 (Barclay/Ritchie) AN ACT to amend the public health law and penal law, in relation to synthetic cannabinoids

A3899/S3941 (Morelle/Hannon) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to granting schools access to a student’s blood lead level test results in the statewide immunization information system

A4377-A/S2542-A (Rosenthal/Hannon) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes

A5151/S2724 (Crespo/Klein) AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to screening for childhood obesity and instruction in good health and reducing the incidence of obesity

A6956/S5433 (Galef/Carlucci) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the "tobacco-free pharmacies act"

A7218-A/S5585-A (Jaffee/Boyle) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to tanning facilities

S4799 (Golden) AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to adding a bicycle and pedestrian safety component to the pre-licensing driver's education course


OPPOSE

A463 (Abinanti) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to notifying local officials of the occurrence of certain emergency situations

A3578 (Murray) AN ACT to amend the public health law in relation to requiring local health departments to notify volunteer fire companies upon detecting radiation

A4697/S709 (Simotas/Funke) AN ACT to amend the public health law, the labor law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing notice to restaurants of any regulation changes

A6122 (Englebright) AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to farm worker protection

A8123-A/S6141-C (Gottfried/Golden) AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to admission of certain un-vaccinated students to public schools

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
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